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Visual Arts Capstone Practicum

A capstone experience in which students will create an independent body of work and demonstrate their ability, present it in a professional manner, document the artwork photographically, curate their exhibition, […]

Ceramics II

In this second level of ceramics, students will be asked to develop a body of artwork that reflects a growing understanding of building techniques and surface treatment. The development of […]

Photography II

This course is designed to help the student who has basic darkroom and exposure/development skills further her/his understanding of the principles and techniques of black and white photography. Assignments will […]

Painting II

This course involves further development of skills and concepts covered in FA 120 (Introduction to Oil Painting) while emphasizing individual expression within the parameters of structured studio projects. This course […]

Life Drawing

This advanced drawing class builds upon the aesthetic, technical, and conceptual foundation established in Introduction to Drawing (VRTS 101C) with an emphasis on the human form. The student will aim […]

Drawing II

This advanced drawing class builds upon the aesthetic, technical, and conceptual foundation established in VRTS 101C (Introduction to Drawing). This observational drawing course will develop greater technical facility with materials […]

Introduction to Illustrator CC

This course is structured to introduce students to the powerful tools of Adobe Illustrator (Ai) for manipulating images, building multimedia online graphics, and creating page layout applications. Students learn skills […]

Introduction to Photoshop

This course is structured to introduce students to the powerful tools of Photoshop for manipulating digital images, photomontage and page layout applications. The course topics cover Photoshop tools, photo corrections, […]

Digital Photography

This course addresses digital camera operation, a variety of file types, digital photo editing and printing procedures. Digital camera capabilities will be learned through a series of project-based assignments, lectures, […]

Introduction to Ceramics

This introduction to ceramics will focus on studio work leading to the completion of five projects. Students will learn the basics of handbuilding, the potter’s wheel, kiln firing, glazing, and […]

Introduction to Figural Sculpture

This course is an introduction to basic human figural sculpture, designed to develop the student’s understanding of the anatomical structures of the human figure, gestural forms, constructive methods, and then […]

Introduction to Photography

This introductory photography course is designed to familiarize students with basic film photography and beginner darkroom techniques.  Students are instructed in the use and care of a 35mm manual film […]