Julia E. Freeman
Examines a variety of cutting edge, emerging, and interdisciplinary approaches in studio art and practice. Topics vary.
The key word to this course title is “alternative.” This class will be using some of the known formats of the book to create work that combines material and concept. But the main objective of this course is to challenge your definition of “book.” You do not have to be a writer to be in this course, but an appreciation of books and literature is important. This course will provide you with some techniques that you may or may not apply to your assignments. This is an upper level class and I expect your material choice, techniques, ideas and concepts to be more self-guided than lower level courses. The course will begin with technical assignments that involve learning basic Illustrator in order to operate LaserPro, binding techniques and materials studies. The assignments become more open-ended and less technically driven as time prevails.
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