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Colorado School of Mines/Colorado State University
New Mexico State university - Las Cruces (Master's)
After many years teaching art in the studio and the classroom, both online and face-to-face, I have developed an approach for working with students that combines a comfortable, supportive and empathetic style with a dedication to the most scholarly content. My goal is to enable the student to find his/her own creative potential through regular dialogue and exercises designed to allow the student to develop technical skills with personal expression. With younger or beginning students technical skill is developed at a pace which allows the student to develop self confidence at the same time. Personal expression is nurtured gradually, as self confidence grows.
Art History will be given the chronology of the history of art, but, also a deeper understanding of the social and cultural events and the personalities of the artists which creates the changing nature of art through the centuries. After many years teaching art in the studio and the classroom, both online and face-to-face, I have developed an approach for working with students that combines a comfortable, supportive and empathetic style with a dedication to the most scholarly content. My goal is to enable the student to
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This course is a detailed and thorough study of the chronology of Western Art, from the prehistoric art at the end of the last Ice Age in Europe, to the ancient cultures of the area around the Mediterranean Sea, continuing through the social, cultural and artistic evolutions to the 21st century.
There are also sections on non=European art such as the art of Asia, the South Pacific, African and others.
An introduction to the art of drawing. The student will learn the basic drawing media such as (but limited to) pencil, charcoal, charcoal pencil, marker, crayons,and more. The course is designed to develop technical skill in each of these media while building self confidence. Students are encouraged to begin an exploration of self expression as they build their skill level