Arts & Humanities: Don't Leave College Without Them

artists working today. Classes often include field trips to art galleries, museums, and professional artist studios. Art students today also learn new practices employed in the twenty-first century art world. For instance, in addition to graphite, ink, and charcoal, Drawing students may learn stop- motion animation to create time-based artwork. Painting students often supplement their use of traditional oil paints with iPad programs that strengthen their relationship to color and mark, often fostering heightened understanding of color theory and encouraging bolder choices on their canvases. Students with a Studio Art background pursue careers in topics as wide as you can imagine: Film Director, Art Director, Restoration Special- ist, Art Conservationist, Book or Magazine Illus- trator, Medical Illustrator, Art Therapist, Costume Designer, Jewelry Designer, Stage Designer, Lighting Director, Cartoonist, Landscape Archi- tect, App Developer, Brand Developer, Museum Curator,Interior Designer, Window Display De- signer, Television Producer, Communications Spe- cialist, Web Designer, Art Administrator, and Art Teacher are all professions held by individuals with a degree in Studio Arts. Best of all, a Studio Art background will equip you with the creativity, resilience, and self-discipline to meet the changing needs of today’s society and the jobs that haven’t yet even been invented. Whether you choose to pursue a career in the arts or just want to learn how to visually articulate your ideas, a course in Studio Art should be on


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other creatives make their living by developing convincing worlds for their audiences based on basic principles learned in Drawing class. In a college-level Painting class, you will challenge what you thought you knew about color. While you may have thought “white” walls and “white” window shades, for instance, were the same color, you’ll come to understand how two walls painted the exact same white might appear more violet or more yellow depending on the angle or temper- ature of the light. You will understand why blue shadows on a house are caused by the warm sun, and why red tulips seem to pop so vividly against a green lawn. Painting students will typically work with acrylic, oil paint, and collage, and learn to cre- ate form and space through value and color. You will spend time in class painting everything from still lives, human models, interiors, or landscapes, to abstract representations of music or emotion. In both Drawing and Painting classes, students are exposed to important artists and artworks throughout art history, as well as contemporary

• Sustainable Fashion Design • Sustainable Building and Architecture

• Engineering Design • Automotive Design

• Sustainable Interior Design • Product and Packaging Design • Beauty Product Design • Urban Sustainabilibity and Environment Design • Sustainable Agriculture


Arts & Humanities

Don’t Leave College Without Them


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