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Montgomery College    
  Sep 25, 2017
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTT 257 - Individualized Art Workshop

A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A - Drawing B - Painting C - Printmaking D - Ceramics E - Sculpture G - Jewelry J - Crafts K - Design L - Art History, M - Photography. PREREQUISITE(S): Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving through the application of abstract theoretical concepts, development of observational skills, and the use of technical skills.
  • Integrate references to historical, traditional, and contemporary concepts of aesthetics with his or her own work. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Utilize correct language and terminology to analyze and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, about the arts. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop and employ an advanced visual and verbal art vocabulary. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Participate in discussions and write effectively using the language of the arts and concepts of aesthetics. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop the skills and attitudes enabling one to value aesthetics, creativity, craftsmanship, and cultural differences and similarities. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop a critical appraisal and awareness of his or her own particular aesthetic viewpoint in relation to the contemporary fine art culture. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Integrate reference to art history into traditional contemporary aesthetics. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop self motivation and good work habits necessary to do independent work. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of advanced concepts and techniques. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate his or her understanding of the field through additional study. (Observational Skill)
  • Identify an area of interest and produce a body of work that expands his or her understanding of the field. (Observational Skill)
  • Initiate participation in individual and group critiques. (Observational Skill)

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