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ART 240 A: Intermediate Photomedia I

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Meeting Time: 
TTh 11:30am - 2:20pm
ART 110
Ellen Garvens
Ellen Garvens

Syllabus Description:

ART 240        Intermediate Photomedia

Fall 2018 
T TH 11:30 -2:20 
Ellen Garvens 
office: Art 133 
office hours: 10:30 -11:15

Learning Goals: 
* increase your understanding of light and photography
* increase your knowledge of photographic equipment: cameras, scanners, strobes and printers
*introduction to historical and contemporary materials and processes in photography 
* assist in developing ways to think creatively, critically, analytically 
* to experiment and push yourself with the assignments given 
* to clearly articulate ideas, questions and observations about your own and other students’ work 
* increased understanding of your own potential as an artist

Grading is based on the quality of your assignments, participation, effort and creativity.

Basic Schedule:    (rough outline subject to change)
week 1: introductions 
week 2: Lighting
week 3: Lighting, Digital Computation
week 4: Critique, Computers, Software
week 5: Visit Special Collections 
week 6: Work in Progress
week 7: Critique
week 8: Research
week 9: Work in Progress Critiques
week 10: Refinement
week 11: Final Project Critiques


Catalog Description: 
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.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
October 17, 2018 - 9:20pm