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Rebecca Cummins
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 for black and white photography - i.e. enlarging, developing, dodging & burning. They will be introduced to exposure controls & basic camera function and to how the camera can operate as a tool for creative expression.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Critiques, slide presentations, discussion, lab & demonstrations

Recommended preparation

Autumn Quarter: Photo majors with completed prerequisites only Winter & Spring Quarters: Art majors with completed prerequisites Summer Quarter: no art or photographic background necessary

Class assignments and grading

Assignments are designed to emphasize individual participation and creative responses to concepts.

Quality & quantity of assigned work, as well as participation in discussions and 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 Rebecca Cummins
Date: 04/13/2002