ART A120 Beginning Drawing or Art A 124 Advanced Drawing (3 units)
These classes offered by Chris Kerins are designed for the beginning and intermediate student. With Italy as our classroom, we will walk the streets of Rome and other Italian cities to find our subjects while learning the basic elements of shape, volume, and perspective. The technical application of diverse drawing materials will include charcoal, graphite, ink, and watercolor media to create illusionistic space and form. As part of class, we will visit museums and other areas of culture in the region. (UC/CSU)
Photo A100 Basic Digital Photography (2 units)
Instructor Jonathan Fletcher will offer this introductory course that is designed to help the photo enthusiast increase their visual literacy, increase knowledge of the historic use of photographs in all aspects of society, and to take better pictures. A practical foundation in the use of digital cameras will be introduced, including exposure, composition, lighting, color, as well as, current methodology of image processing. (CSU)
With all of Rome as your subject, assignments will be designed to explore and experience the region and its history. Course-related visits within Rome include the National Roman Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, Galleria Borghese, Capitoline Museums, Vatican, Colosseum/Roman Forum, Baths of Diocletian, Trajan’s Market, Piazza San Pietro, Piazza dei Fori, Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo, Campidoglio, Pantheon, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Visits are chosen based on the academic curriculum and are subject to change.