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.
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
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.