ART 100 Introduction to Studio Art

A studio course designed specifically for non-art majors who wish to have an introduction to studio experience including an emphasis in self-expression, and an exploration of techniques in drawing, design, painting and/or printmaking.

Bangor
12829 Introduction to Studio Art - MW 01:00PM-03:30PM, Taylor 3
12830 Introduction to Studio Art - MW 04:00PM-06:30PM, Taylor 3

Ellsworth/Hancock
12159 Introduction to Studio Art - F 08:30AM-12:00PM, Kellogg 3
                                                  F 01:00PM-02:30PM, Kellogg 3

Rockland
12158 Introduction to Studio Art - MW 04:00PM-06:30PM, Lester 3

WEB
14762 Introduction to Studio Ar - Martens 3

 

ART 109 Photographic Vision and Digital Discovery

This course is designed for non-art majors. Utilizing the digital camera and related computer imaging software, students will learn the basics of photographic technique and explore how to visualize the 3-dimensional world as a 2-dimensional photographic image.

Augusta
13357 Photographic Vision and Digital Discovery - MW 04:00PM-06:30PM, Darby 3

Bath/Brunswick
12894 Photographic Vision and Digital Discovery - MW 01:00PM-03:30PM, Peppe 3

Rockland
12936 Photographic Vision and Digital Discovery - TTH 09:00AM-11:30AM, Peppe 3

 

ART 112 2-D Design

Fundamentals of 2-D design. Series of exercises and applied problems in visual organization; study includes line, texture, shape, size, space and color theory.

Augusta
12164 2-D Design - MW 09:00AM-11:30AM, Staff 3
12165 2-D Design - MW 01:00PM-03:30PM, Bickford 3
12166 2-D Design - TTH 04:00PM-06:30PM, Bickford 3

 

ART 113 3-D Design

Fundamentals of 3-D design. Exercises and conceptual problems in space, form, structure and texture as applied to 3-dimensional organization.

Augusta
2167 3-D Design - MW 09:00AM-11:30AM, Katz 3

 

ART 115 Drawing I

Drawing from nature, still life, and the model with an emphasis on accurate observation and recording. The role of drawing in visual communication and creative exploration will also be emphasized.

Augusta
12206 Drawing I - MW 01:00PM-03:30PM, Precourt 3
12207 Drawing I - MW 06:45PM-09:15PM , Staff 3
12208 Drawing I - TTH 09:00AM-11:30AM, Katz 3

 

ART 140 Intro to Digital Imaging

(This course is cross-listed with PHO140.) An introduction to computer-aided image making. The course covers the concepts of color space, image capture and resolution, output options, raster vs. vector imaging, an overview of various software applications, digital manipulation, and an introduction to Adobe Photoshop.

Augusta
12209 Intro to Digital Imaging - MW 01:00PM-03:30PM, Demers 3

 

ART 143 Color Photography I

(This course is cross listed with PHO143.) This course is an introduction to the theory and image making methods utilized in the medium of color photography. Areas that will be explored include: overview and history of color photography, transparency and color negative films, basic color image-making with E-6, C-41, and RA-4 materials. Prerequisite: familiarity with basic camera functions. Prerequisite: Familiarity with basic camera functions.

Augusta
12210 Color Photography I - MW 09:00AM-11:30AM, Demers 3

 

ART 202 Electronic Arts I

Electronic Arts I: Design for Print and Web: An introductory class exploring type and image manipulation, sequencing and web based technology. This course will focus on the co-relation of graphic design to society and contemporary art. Students will investigate the importance of organizing dynamic information in an overall grid, developing layouts in a given context and sequencing of image and content for clear visual communication. Course covers various software applications including Adobe Creative Suite. Prerequisite: ART112, 3Cr

Augusta
12211 Electronic Arts I - TTH 09:00AM-11:30AM, Rainey 3

 

ART 210 Intaglio Printmaking

Etching, engraving, drypoint, acrylic, film and non-etch intaglio techniques are covered. Historically intaglio refers to incised lines, pits, and grooves scratched or etched into metal plates. The plate is inked to created multiple original images. This course focuses on non-toxic techniques. Four limited editions are created. Prerequisite: ART 112 or 115.

Augusta
12212 Intaglio Printmaking - MW 09:00AM-11:30AM, Adrienne 3

 

ART 215 Drawing II

Drawing from nature, still lifes and the model with emphasis on accurate observation and recording. The objectives are similar to ART115, Drawing I, but with additional emphasis on value (light-dark) rendering. Prerequisite: ART115

Augusta
12213 Drawing II - TTH 01:00PM-03:30PM, Katz 3

Rumford/Mexico
13368 Drawing II - TH 09:00AM-12:00PM, Staff 3
                            TH 01:00PM-03:00PM, Chandler 3

 

ART 232 Photoshop I

(This course is cross listed with PHO 232.) Image-making with Adobe Photoshop. This course covers the concepts of system calibration, color manipulation, color separations and printing, file formats, disk space and compression. Prerequisite: ART 240 or PHO 230.

Augusta
12214 Photoshop I - TTH 04:00PM-06:30PM, Rainey 3

 

ART 235 Black & White Photography I

(This course is cross listed with PHO101.) The history, aesthetics, and sociology of basic black and white photography. Areas that will be covered include 35mm camera and lens functions, depth of field, proper exposure techniques, basic B&W film processing and print making, presentation methods, and introduction to photographic aesthetics. Each student will produce a portfolio of final images upon completion of the course. Students must provide their own 35mm camera. Prerequisite: ART 112 or Permission of Instructor.

Augusta
12215 Black & White Photography I - TTH, 01:00PM-03:30PM, Dewaters 3

 

ART 251 Ceramics I: Introductory Hand-Building

An introductory class in the basic techniques of ceramic hand building. The student will receive individual attention as he or she develops five general modes of non-wheel clay working. These forms are slabs, coils, pinch pots, modeling, and slip casting. Prerequisite: ART112 or 113.

Augusta
12216 Ceramics I: Introductory Hand-Building - TTH 04:00PM-06:30PM, Lutterman 3

 

ART 289 Topics in Art: Landscape Painting

Landscape Painting –A studio course that focuses on the natural world through “plein air” painting at specified sites and working from photographs and sketches in the studio.  Each class will include a lesson that encourages a new way of approaching the landscape, the creation of one or two paintings, and a critique. This course will help students see the landscape with new eyes, choose ways to simplify their compositions and explore new techniques in painting. Prerequisite: ART 100 or Permission of the Instructor. CR 3

Ellsworth/Hancock
12218 Topics in Art - TH 08:30AM-12:00PM, Kellogg 3
                               TH 01:00PM-02:30PM, Kellogg 3

 

ART 315 Drawing III

Advanced studio problems in drawing with an emphasis on the figure, color and combined media. Individual concepts and personal expression developed. Prerequisite: ART115 and 215.

Augusta
12220 Drawing III - MW 04:00PM-06:30PM, Adrienne 3

 

ART 319 Sculpture II

A more advanced exploration to a variety of sculptural media, ideas and techniques such as welding, carving and multi-media construction. Prerequisite: ART219

Augusta
12221 Sculpture II - MW 06:45PM-09:15PM, Katz 3

 

ART 320 Contemporary Studio Practice and Theory

Advanced studio problems will consider notations of time, movement, and space in both two and three dimensions, including utilization of contemporary theory and mediums. Prerequisite: ART 112 and 113.

Augusta
12222 Contemporary Studio Practice and Theory - TTH 01:00PM-03:30PM, Rainey 3

 

ART 321 Painting II

An intermediate exploration of painting fundamentals, materials, and techniques with projects designed to facilitate individual exploration and the development of a body of work. Students are introduced to a range of painting materials and processes--acrylics, inks, collage, mixed media--thereby generating a wide range of imagery. Through discussion, demonstration, and practice, the student becomes acquainted with the physical and conceptional problems of traditional and contemporary painting.

Augusta
12223 Painting II - TTH 09:00AM-11:30AM, Precourt 3

 

ART 333 Photoshop II

(This course is cross listed with PHO 333.) Image-making with Adobe Photoshop. This course covers the concepts of duotones and tritones, automating tasks with the Actions Palette, dealing with a service bureau and/or printer, and the course also offers a variety of specific tips and techniques and the working methods and artwork of guest artists.

Augusta
12224 Photoshop II - TTH 04:00PM-06:30PM, Rainey 3

 

ART 340 Documentary Photography

(This course is cross listed with PHO340.) This course will teach students the fundamental skills involved in using photography as a medium to document people, culture, and places. Students will use these skills to research and shoot their own documentary project. Prerequisite: PHO102, 140 and 143 or permission of instructor.

Augusta
12225 Documentary Photography - TTH 09:00AM-11:30AM, Dewaters 3

 

ART 419 Sculpture III

To provide advanced experiences in sculpture utilizing techniques that may include casting, carving and construction. Emphasis on personal expression and understanding the principals of form/space, light shadow, scale/gravity, texture and environment. Prerequisite: ART 219 and ART 319

Augusta
12226 Sculpture III - MW 06:45PM-09:15PM, Katz 3

 

ART 420 Senior Seminar

Emphasis on understanding aesthetics of contemporary art and applications to a personal body of work. A primary aspect of this course is the discussion of each student philosophy and aesthetic influences upon their art in preparation for ART430, Senior Project. Other areas addressed are portfolio development as well as academic and professional options for the bachelor of arts graduate. Prerequisite: Successful completion of portfolio requirement and art major/senior standing.

Augusta
12227 Senior Seminar - T 04:00PM-06:45PM, Dewaters 3

 

ART 421 Painting III

An advanced exploration of the material and conceptual language of painting with a focus on the thematic development (subject matter, process and/or concept) of a sequential body of work. The student defines goals, processes and methodology in consultation with the instructor, resulting in an independent project. An engagement in research and discussion about contemporary painting issues is required. Prerequisites: ART 221 and 321.

Augusta
12228 Painting III - TTH 09:00AM-11:30AM, Precourt 3