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Ellen J. Garvens
ART 240
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Photomedia I

Includes studio projects examining the expressive and conceptual uses of alternative photographic materials and techniques. May include and introduction to photography, large format, and studio lighting. Prerequisite: ART 140.

Class description

Students will learn basic wet darkroom techniques- i.e. enlarging, developing, dodging & burning. They will be introduced to exposure controls and basic camera functions. The fundamental issues of art making, conveying ideas, and the critical analysis of images will be introduced.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Critique, lecture, lab & demonstrations

Recommended preparation

AUTIMN, WINTER & SPRING AND SUMMER:no art or photographic background necessary

Class assignments and grading

Assignments are designed to emphasize individual and creative responses to an idea.

Quality and quantity of assigned work, as well as participation in discussions & critiques


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Ellen J. Garvens
Date: 02/21/2003