Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ART 300    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ELSW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a studio class in drawing and composition. Lectures and discussions stress the fundamental discipline related to the visualization of concrete or abstract concepts. Practice in drawing and development of content will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       07:00AM-07:50AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10526 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    12482 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC K.Roughton           ARC MAIN FineArts 582    30919 Textbook
F         10:50AM-02:05PM LAB K.Roughton           ARC MAIN FineArts 582      
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    13280 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10534 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10538 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC J.Albertson          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    30921 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB J.Albertson          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        11:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N201  15230 Textbook
MW        12:15PM-01:35PM LAB J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N201    
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    13652 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    14270 Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 302    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will further develop the skills and concepts of drawing as introduced in Art 300. Students will continue to develop the relationship of the formal elements of line, shape, value, texture, spatial relations and color through the creative exploration of materials. Students will critically evaluate their own and others' art work.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10550 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        11:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N201  15240 Textbook
MW        12:15PM-01:35PM LAB J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N201    
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10554 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 304    Figure Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a studio class where the understanding of human form and structure is based upon drawing from the nude figure. Topics include analysis of proportion, anatomy and the relationship of the figure to space. Projects developing compositions in which the figure is the subject for a study of line, shape, value, texture and space will be emphasized. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    30950 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC P.Wood               ARC MAIN FineArts 510    30044 Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB P.Wood               ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 306    Facial Expression and Anatomy    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers human facial expression and anatomy using live models, anatomical references and imagination. Issues of expression as it relates to skeletal and muscular anatomy will be addressed through a series of 2D and 3D projects. Not open to students who have taken ARTNM 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    14274 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 314    Introduction to Illustration    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 370
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will survey the history of the art of illustration. The course defines areas of specialization and the illustrator's role in visual communication. This course will evaluate the appropriate use of materials, tools and methods. Illustration will be analyzed as a method of visual problem solving through a series of projects with varied applications. Not open to students who have taken ARTNM 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN FineArts 582    14284 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-02:20PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN FineArts 582      


ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 310
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the fundamentals of design, establishing a foundation for intermediate and advanced art courses as well as developing a visual and verbal vocabulary essential to understanding and appreciating art and design esthetics. Design principles are applied through a series of studio projects that are derived from the study of both historical schools of art as well as contemporary theory. The elements of line, shape, form, spatial relationships, value and color are analyzed in concert with their use by artists throughout history. Projects utilize a wide range of tools, media, and presentation techniques. This course is not open to students who have completed ARTNM 310.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC K.Roughton           ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10562 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LAB K.Roughton           ARC MAIN FineArts 504      



MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN FineArts 582    14906 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Rm 127          14906 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN FineArts 582      
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Rm 127            
This class is 1/2 Art Studio and 1/2 Digital Assignments. This classs meets 1st 8 weeks in Rm 582 and 2nd 8 weeks in Mac Lab Rm 127.

MW        06:00PM-07:05PM LEC D.Gardner            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125 15614 Textbook
MW        07:15PM-08:40PM LAB D.Gardner            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125   
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    12700 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          14912 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    01:00PM-02:50PM    LRC 104
This is a mandatory orientation. There is a software requirement for this class and strong advisory for ARTNM 302. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ART 323    Design: Color Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers studio problems in the use and understanding of color, including its application to works of art, interior design and graphics, basics of color theory and color interchange. It also includes image and composition as related to the use of color both functionally and creatively. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 582    11318 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 582      


ART 324    Collage and Assemblage    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course investigates the alteration and creation of a dimensional surface with found and constructed materials. Topics on the history of collage and assemblage and the application of historical and contemporary techniques and concepts provide the impetus for production of works of art. Development of a personal visual language is fundamental to this course.  

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas N201  30014 
Textbook
Sa        09:50AM-01:05PM LAB J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas N201    


ART 327    Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 or 320.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the techniques and materials of oil painting. Projects are based on twentieth century painting contributions and the use of formal values as they relate to expression. This course is designed to encourage creative expression. May be taken twice for credit. (CAN ART 10)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    15496 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 329    Painting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 327 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will survey the creative strategies of contemporary painting. Topics include post-modern ideas such as: image/text, the blending of 2D and 3D form, and combining multiple styles and techniques within a single artwork. This course may be taken twice.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    15696 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 or 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the medium of transparent watercolor. It covers techniques of brush painting, traditional and contemporary approaches to composition, color relationships, and artistic style in watercolor. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    13956 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 337    Intermediate Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 336 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate watercolor course. It includes an in-depth study of contemporary methods and concepts in transparent watercolor. Emphasis is given to different approaches to watercolor, as well as composition, technical problems and solutions, and individual style development. Each semester different artists are discussed to illustrate concepts and techniques. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken twice.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    13960 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 339    Media Studio I: Pigment-Based Media    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 331
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines the materials and techniques used in both new media technology and traditional art practices and explores a wide variety of ideas, tools, and resources associated with pigment-based media. Topics include history, theory, and practice surrounding digital and traditional image generation, as well as image manipulation, image transfer, and material exploration. The course emphasizes developing unique forms of portfolio quality projects demonstrating new approaches and methods of integrating digital media with traditional media forms. ART 339 and/or ARTNM 331 may be taken a total of 4 times for credit using different techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         11:00AM-12:40PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127          31165 
Textbook
T         12:50PM-01:40PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127            
T         02:20PM-04:35PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN FineArts 582      


ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This foundation course covers an analysis of historical and contemporary designs, primarily concerned with the visual dialogue between form and space, with focus on visual sensitivity for three-dimensional composition. Line, plane, and volume are utilized to construct 3-D forms using a variety of materials; wire, plaster, cardboard and paper. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 501    10570 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides basic practice in the expressive use of form and color in three-dimensional space using traditional additive and subtractive media such as clay and plaster, as well as constructive media such as wood, found objects, and other materials. The course utilizes a problem-solving format in order to develop knowledge of technical process formal vocabulary, and individual expression. Both historical and contemporary approaches in developing form and content are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 501    10582 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 382    Metal Design: Emphasis in Mixed Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers contemporary approaches to mixed media in small metal sculpture and jewelry. Basic small glasswork, enameling, plastics, etching, reticulation and granulation will be studied. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501    30956 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis in Fabrication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers historical and contemporary approaches to fabrication design. Sculptural forms will be made utilizing processes of fabricating, surfacing, soldering, forming and forging of metals. Basic methods and techniques for use with silver and base metals will be covered. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501    16290 
Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a beginning ceramics class in hand building and throwing techniques. Elementary clay construction including pinch pot, coil, slab, and slump molds are covered as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. Different methods of glazing and firing are studied.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC N.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 502    12656 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB N.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC N.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10586 Textbook
F         10:50AM-01:55PM LAB N.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10590 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10594 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      


ART 391    Intermediate Ceramics    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 390 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate course in wheel throwing and sculpture techniques. It explores the technical and creative processes of ceramic pottery making and sculpture including surface treatment and various firing processes. Focus is placed on an in-depth examination of contemporary ceramics. Different artists, techniques, and projects are explored each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC N.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10598 
Textbook
F         10:50AM-01:55PM LAB N.Williams           ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    12660 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    12664 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      


ART 420    Film Making    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves discussion and studio participation relating to the structural, technical and intellectual aspects of film making. Work by contemporary film makers will be sued to supplement class lectures and criticism. The student choosing to make an individual film must furnish camera, film and processing. Equipment and materials are supplied for students participating in a group film.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10602 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162          


ART 440    Artists' Materials and Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on developing and analyzing media used in the creation of paintings and drawings. Information about the various materials, their relationship to personal imagery and style, in both traditional and contemporary painting and drawing is emphasized. Study in the composition of pigments, paints, oil mediums, inks, dyes, pastel, crayon, fresco and other artists' materials (egg tempera, silver point, encaustic) are fundamental to the course. Included are the use of tools and materials in constructing painting supports and carriers, and techniques of matting and framing art work.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    14296 
Textbook
F         10:50AM-01:55PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 442    Art Gallery Operations    2 Units

Prerequisite: Two college art courses.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers gallery preparation and maintenance for students grounded in fundamentals of the visual arts. It involves experience in planning and installing exhibitions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                 10606 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Room 503


ART 444    Art Gallery and Portfolio Preparation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 442 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers study in both sides of the business world of art, including gaining entrance into galleries as an artist and finding, installing, and advertising professional gallery exhibitions (portfolio management). Emphasis is on the selection of exhibitions, announcements, and receptions in addition to photographing art and preparing artists' statements and resumes. Field trips to galleries and museums are required. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503    14300 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503      

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011