This course will introduce the student to drawing as a common language of expression in the visual arts. A variety of drawing media will be used. (Format: Studio) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 310.
This course focuses on elements of two dimensional design in black and white and colour. It also surveys theories of composition in the visual arts and provides an introduction to art theory and media. (Format: Studio) Monday and Wednesday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 310.
This course is designed to introduce the studio areas of printmaking and photography. It is required of all B.F.A. students. (Format: Studio) Monday and Wednesday 3:00 to 5:50PM Purdy Crawford Centre 331.
This course emphasizes drawing from the figure and also includes various other projects related to drawing. It is required of all B.F.A. students. (Format: Studio) Monday and Wednesday 3:00 to 5:50PM Purdy Crawford Centre 361.
This course introduces lithography printmaking techniques. (Format: Studio) Monday and Wednesday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 331.
This course uses various media to focus on the fundamentals of basic painting. It explores colour and techniques and emphasizes observational painting, from various subjects including the figure. (Format: Studio) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 5:20PM Purdy Crawford Centre 351.
This course addresses the basic sculptural practices through a variety of sculptural traditions, including wire, wood, mesh, scavenged or natural materials and clay. (Format: Studio) Friday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 131. Friday 2:30 to 5:20PM Purdy Crawford Centre 131.
Fine Arts 2501 is intended to give the fine arts photography student a firm background both aesthetically and technically in the uses of photography as a fine art medium. The following will be covered: conceptualization of the image/technical review, exposing film for optimum results (slide & B&W), processing and proofing, storage and editing, introduction to the fine print portfolio presentation, evaluation criticism, and an historical perspective. Each student is required to own a 35 mm camera with manual metering. (Format: Studio) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 302.
This course demands an advanced approach to drawing to further students understanding of the cultural, historical, and theoretical issues related to drawing through refinement of technical and conceptual skills. It provides for increased responsibility to work independently, apply research, and generate subject matter. (Format: Studio) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 361.
Fine Arts 3201 and 3211 survey traditional and non-traditional printmaking for students with a background in printmaking. (Format: Studio) Friday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 331. Friday 2:30 to 5:20PM Purdy Crawford Centre 331.
This course focuses on the study of figurative and non-figurative painting, using various painting methods and mixed media. Consideration will be given to contemporary artists and to the cultural context of painting. (Format: Studio) Monday and Wednesday 3:00 to 5:50PM Purdy Crawford Centre 351.
This course emphasizes contemporary attitudes, theory, and non-traditional approaches to sculpture. It addresses a mixed media approach, installation, and outdoor or environmental art. (Format: Studio) Monday and Wednesday 8:30 to 11:20AM Purdy Crawford Centre 131.
This course covers the use of medium and large format cameras in the context of landscape and studio work, through use of colour and black and white materials. (Format: Studio) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 5:20PM Purdy Crawford Centre 302.
An advanced seminar on contemporary art issues in Fine Arts, taught in the first term of each year. Students will lead seminar discussions on selected topics and produce research papers. The course is required of all fourth year B.F.A. students. [Note 1: Open to only B.F.A. students and open to other students on a space available basis with preference given to students in the BA degree program with a Major or Minor in Art History or Fine Arts; or permission of the Department.](Format: Seminar) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM Purdy Crawford Centre 103.
This course requires regular class critiques for fourth year students to workshop and develop an independently produced body of studio work thereby meeting students needs for critical feedback in a single medium or in various media.(Format: Studio) Wednesday 12:00 to 1:50PM Purdy Crawford Centre 302.
This course requires that students create studio work independently while working with one faculty advisor thereby meeting a students needs for critical feedback in a singe medium or in various media. [Note: This course is arranged by a student with a faculty member on an individual basis.] (Format: Studio) to .