2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    May 26, 2022  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


3 Units 1.5 hours lecture 4.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Introduction to the concepts, applications, and processes of two-dimensional art through historical and contemporary contexts. An exploration of the basic elements of composition: line, shape, texture, value, color and spatial illusion. Application of those elements using the principles of design: balance, unity, rhythm, pattern & contrast. Development of visual vocabulary and individual aesthetic through lecture presentations, studio projects, problem solving, written assignments and research. Field trips required to meet course objectives. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in ART 40, 41 , and 42 .