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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Art Fundamentals is a global introduction to the field of Art for non-art majors and art majors. Art Fundamentals is a course that explores through study of elements of art and the various art forms and a chronological study of art history. The course is a survey of art history from prehistoric times to the present. The course offers an introduction and evaluation of the visual artist, with emphasis on the relationship of the end product. The main purpose of this course is to gain appreciation for art. The specific topics in this course include; learning about terms and concepts common to all of the visual arts (for example, composition, space, content, color). The student will explore materials, media and presentation skills (traditional and technology media included). Students will learn to compose the vocabulary of visual elements and principals as well as construction processes and material commonly understood. Through prescribed projects students will progressively define and articulate their subjective interests, expressive ideas, and visual affinities. Students will participate in critiques. Students will purchase their own artistic materials. Students will leave the course with a portfolio of work. 3 Credits.