Online Graduate Art Studio Courses
The Department of Art & Design offers online summer graduate art studio courses through Professional Development and Continuing Education. These courses are scheduled for one week; Monday - Friday. Registration begins March 15, 2022.
ART 490.61 - Selected Topics: Direct Painting
This course focuses on the painting technique of Direct Painting. Exercises geared toward understanding the subtle nuances of color mixing, texture, both actual and implied, and developing unique compositions through revisions on the support, will form the foundation of this course. Each painting will have an expressionistic surface as a result of thoughtful color mixing and spontaneous outcomes. The student will identify his/her own content and select materials for their work. The student may also elect to work towards a portfolio containing a variety of studio experiences; new, revisited, or ongoing.
ART 491.61 - Selected Topics: Intuitive Drawing
Exposes the student to the creative practices of drawing intuitively. Whether drawing from life or imagination the course will identify methods for creating images seeking to explore content of personal interest. The student will have an opportunity to work with a variety of materials, and explore unique tools and techniques related to specific media of their choosing. The student may also opt to investigate other two-dimensional directions of interest during the course.
ART 492.61 - Selected Topics: Shapes, Forms & Composition
This course focuses on the employment of shapes and forms as a basis for developing compositions promoting Space and Volume. Whether using representational, abstract, or conceptual imagery, identifying approaches and solutions to the creation of a 3D image will be investigated. The student will select the media (drawing, painting, mixed media, other) to use in this course. The student may also elect to work towards a portfolio containing a variety of studio experiences; new, revisited, or ongoing.