SCATS Summer 2012

The 2012 SCATS art classes are:

Art, Cultures, and Clay-exploration! 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM                Instructors: Natasha Bridges and Brittany Portman, FAC 151

This course provides opportunities to explore ceramic art forms and to develop personal expressions with the medium of clay. We will learn how to incorporate various hand-building techniques such as pinch pots, coil pots, press mold, soft and hard slab as well as incorporate visual elements of texture, pattern, and color while creating your own ceramic art pieces throughout the class. So, get fired up and join us as we explore the exciting world of clay!

Multi-media and Chinese Ink Wash Painting, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Instructors: Chen Huang, FAC 425

This class explores various art techniques to create an array of cross-cultural and multi-media painting projects. Learn tricks of the trade for various paintings as you incorporate a mixed-media process with acrylic, tempera, and water color painting. We will also learn to create an authentic Chinese brush painting inspired by different Chinese artists, bamboo brush painting, Fish with Lotus flowers, and study the symbolic meaning of Chinese landscape painting.

Art and Architecture – Spanish Edition, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Instructor: Monica Crawford, FAC 419

The students in this class will explore the unique art forms found in art and architecture of Spain. The following thematic studies will be explored. First, Creating a nature in architecture by rebuilding Antonio Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia with model magic, Second, Study paintings of Salvador Dali and the meaning behind the metaphor, more than a beginner’s guide to surrealist painting, and Third, Spanish tiles and the mosaic art form through the looking glass of past glory and history of Spanish Moors.

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