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Summer 2007


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



ART 210   Visual Concepts I                                       3 credits
This course will introduce the visual art major to two dimensional basic design principles, various perception and notation techniques, expression and subtractive color theory. Other issues covered include symmetry and asymmetry, formal and informal organization, proportion, perspective, visualization, imagination, illusion, rhythm, typography, narrative (linear/non-linear), collage and text/image relationships. There is no prerequisite. For more information contact sgardner@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
[0022] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             GARDNER, S
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ACIV007)


ART 214   Drawing I/Beginning Drawing                             3 credits
This course will introduce the visual art major to the visual vocabulary of drawing. Through materials and processes, drawing will be explored as a means of visual thinking, a way to depict what we see and visualize what we think, and a method of communicating ideas. Technical skills will be applied to an exploration of representation and visual invention, including figurative imagery. There are no pre-requisites for this course. However, it is recommended that students take ART 210 either previously or concurrently. For more information contact vanderst@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0023] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             VANDERSTELT, R
            MWTh.......5:00pm- 8:10pm (PHYS107)


ART 370   Silkscreen Printing                                     3 credits
This studio course introduces a variety of approaches to screen-printing, including stencil techniques, direct mark-making, and photographic processes utilizing film positives, digitally generated images, photocopies and drawings. Historical uses of screen-printing as a medium for communication and ornamentation are discussed in the context of contemporary art practice. This course continues the fusing of artistic skills in various media developed during the intermediate level. Prerequisite: One of the following: ART 275, 305, 315, 331, 341, 351 or 382. For more information contact rbowler1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0024] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             BOWLER, R
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV007)


ART 392   Topics in Art or Media I Print Media                    3 credits
          Digital Processes and the Artist Book             
This studio course will introduce the participant to computer assisted print production techniques and the artist books. Through hands-on approach the participant will investigate the idea of book as art object. This class will develop books using various software applications and several print processes. There will be theoretical discussions on psychology of the book; itís intimacy and interactivity. Technical and theoretical exploration will be carried out using several printmaking and bookmaking methods. Software covered will be Photoshop, Illustrator and In-design. Some styles of books explored will be Simple Binding, Accordion and Tunnel formats. Printing process explored will be Gieclee, Xerography, and Lithography. Note: Repeatable for a total of 12 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. For more information contact custen@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0025] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             CUSTEN, C
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  107)


ART 455   Digital Montage II                                      3 credits
This course will allow the advanced student to utilize digital technologies to produce ambitious projects independently developed by the student, in cooperation and conjunction with the instructor. Students will learn how to produce large-scale images via digital means and will be encouraged to consider positioning their work in public digital settings. Utilizing the Internet as venue for projects also will be covered. Topical readings, films, writings and critiques will provide forum for discussion of concepts. Prerequisites: ART 351 with grade "B" or better, ART 353 and 385. For more information contact peregoy@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0026] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             PEREGOY, C
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  402)


ART 799   Graduate Thesis Exhibition                            1-8 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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