Art

M. Takemoto

Program Learning Outcomes

Classes

ART 101 : Intro to Visual Arts

Introduces the basic elements of visual arts and their expressions in various forms. Meets the UH Mānoa Arts & Science core requirement.

Credits

3

ART 105 : Intro to Ceramics

Studies ceramic form. Emphasizes hand building, glazing techniques, and surface treatment. Involves lectures and projects. Meets the UH Mānoa Arts & Science core requirement.

Credits

3

ART 107 : Introduction to Photography

Introduces the history of film and non-silver photography from its 19th century invention to its current practice as an art form. Students will learn the basics of film photography, including the proper use of a 35mm manual camera and the darkroom techniques of black and white photography.

Credits

3

ART 107D : Introduction to Digital Photography

Introduces the fundamental, technical, and aesthetic practices of digital photography. Students will learn camera operation, computer editing techniques, basic lighting concepts, composition and print production.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Access to digital camera (manual settings preferable).

ART 113 : Introduction to Drawing

Emphasizes two-dimensional visualization and rendering of forms, spaces, and ideas through a variety of approaches and media. Meets the UH Mānoa Arts & Science core requirement.

Credits

3

ART 115 : Introduction to 2D Design

Introduces the theory and practice of composing and arranging two-dimensional forms in black, white, and color through manipulation of the basic elements and their interrelationships. Meets the UH Mānoa Arts & Science core requirements.

Credits

3

ART 223 : Intermediate Painting

Practices the development of painting skills following the chronological progression of Western Modernism. Explores painting work by studying the foundations of major developments in the late 19th century and early 20th century painting styles. Examines and compares the two parallel tendencies of Structuralism and Expressionism. Teaches control and management of pictorial space and paint application. Develops personal sources of imagery, and explores the effects of scale and color interaction in personal work.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART 113 and 123BCD, or consent.

ART 243 : Intermediate Ceramics: Hand Building

Develops vessel and sculptural concepts using hand-building techniques. Introduces the elements of art through the making of ceramic form. Progresses beyond basic hand building techniques to advanced skills: various forming and embellishing techniques, work with plaster and molds, colored slip, colored clay, glaze work, and the firing of kilns. Students work towards development of individual creative expression.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART 105, or consent.

ART 244 : Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

Develops vessel and sculptural concepts using wheel-throwing techniques. Introduces the elements of art through the making of ceramic form. Progresses beyond basic throwing techniques to intermediate throwing skills, various forming and embellishing techniques both on the wheel and subsequent to throwing, colored slip work, glaze work, and the firing of kilns. Students work towards development of individual creative expression.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART 105, or consent.

ART 263 : Advanced Ceramics: Sculpture

Explores sculptural concepts and techniques specifically related to the medium of clay; advanced hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing techniques.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART 243 or ART 244, either with grade C or better, or consent.

ART 264 : Advanced Ceramics: Vessels

Explores the ceramic vessel as function, metaphor, and expression. Advanced hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing techniques.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ART 243 or ART 244, either with grade C or better, or consent.

ART 270 : History of Western Art

Surveys Western Art from prehistoric to modern times. Emphasizes the historical aspects of art including an overview of each historical period.

Credits

3