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ARTS 2A INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING 3 UNITS

Skills development in light and shade composition, perspective, and other basics. The use of pencil, charcoal, and/or ink. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1 Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 2B DRAWING AND COMPOSITION 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 2A, emphasizing media and composition and introducing the use of color. Prerequisite: Art 2A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 3A FIGURE AND COMPOSITION I 3 UNITS

Skill development drawing the figure with charcoal, conte or pastel, pencil, and ink with emphasis on composition. Strongly recommended: Art 2A. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1 Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 3B FIGURE AND COMPOSITION II 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 3A, emphasis on composition and color. Prerequisite: Art 3A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 3C FIGURE AND COMPOSITION III 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 3B, emphasis on composition and color. Prerequisite: Art 3B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 3D FIGURE AND COMPOSITION IV 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 3C. Drawing the figure with charcoal, conte, graphite, ink, watercolor, pastels, tempera and oils with emphasis on composition and color. Prerequisite: Art 3C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 7A INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR PAINTING 3 UNITS

Materials, methods, and techniques of transparent watercolor painting, including its effects and possibilities. Strongly Recommended: Art 2A and Art 2B. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 7B WATERCOLOR PAINTING 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 7A. Emphasis on experimenting with the watercolor medium leading to development of individual methods of expression. Prerequisite: Art 7A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 7C ADVANCED WATERCOLOR: PAINTING I 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 7B directed toward individualized needs. Prerequisite: Art 7B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 7D ADVANCED WATERCOLOR PAINTING II 3 UNITS

Development of knowledge and skills introduced in Art 7C directed toward individualized needs. Prerequisite: Art 7C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 10 DESIGN AND MATERIALS 3 UNITS

Introduction to the basic elements of design: line, texture, value, shape, color, light, and spatial concepts. Experimentation with paper, cardboard, cloth, etc. Emphasis on two-dimensional design. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1 Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 11 DESIGN, MATERIALS, AND COLOR 3 UNITS

Color theory as it applies to two and three dimensional design. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1 Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 12A OIL/ACRYLIC PAINTING: BEGINNING I 3 UNITS

Beginning projects in oil painting with an emphasis on fundamental painting techniques and approaches. Strongly Recommended: Art 2A. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 12B OIL/ACRYLIC PAINTING: BEGINNING II 3 UNITS

Projects in oil or acrylic painting with an emphasis on fundamental painting techniques and approaches. Prerequisite: Art 12A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 12C OIL/ACRYLIC PAINTING: ADVANCED I 3 UNITS

Advanced projects in oil or acrylic painting with emphasis on individual creative work and development of personal ideas and style. Prerequisite: Art 12B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 12D OIL/ACRYLIC PAINTING: ADVANCED II 3 UNITS

Advanced projects in oil or acrylic painting with emphasis on individual creative work and development of personal ideas and style. Prerequisite: Art 12C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 13A ACRYLIC PAINTING: BEGINNING I 3 UNITS

Projects in acrylic painting with an emphasis on fundamental painting techniques. Strongly Recommended: Art 2A. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 13B ACRYLIC PAINTING: BEGINNING II 3 UNITS

Projects in acrylic painting with an emphasis on fundamental painting techniques. Prerequisite: Art 13A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 13C ACRYLIC PAINTING: ADVANCED I 3 UNITS

Advanced projects in acrylic painting with emphasis on individual creative work and development of personal ideas and style. Prerequisite: Art 13B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARTS 13D ACRYLIC PAINTING: ADVANCED II 3 UNITS

Advanced projects in acrylic painting with emphasis on individual creative work and development of personal ideas and style. Prerequisite: Art 13C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

Art History

ARHS 1 INTRODUCTION TO ART 3 UNITS

Architecture, sculpture, painting, photography and design in relation to human inventiveness in providing for material and aesthetic needs; orientation to contemporary and historic art forms and principles. 3 hours lecture. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1; IGETC: Area 3A Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARHS 4 ART HISTORY: ANCIENT 3 UNITS

History of Western art from prehistoric times through Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic civilizations. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1; IGETC: 3A Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARHS 5 ART HISTORY: RENAISSANCE TO MODERN 3 UNITS

History of Western art from Early Renaissance, High Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, 20th Century developments of American art. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C1; IGETC: 3A Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

ARHS 6 MUSEUM AND GALLERY TECHNIQUES 3 UNITS

An examination of the methodology and technique of displaying visual art within a museum/gallery space. Opportunities to meet artists from the Bay Area and beyond, learn the meaning behind their artwork, and gain hands-on practice in a range of activities covering the presentation, handling, and security of original artwork in the LPC Center for the Arts Gallery. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

Arts and Communication

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Bill Paskewitz
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Arts, Letters & Social Sciences Dean
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