RCHUMS 202 - How to Think (Arts)
Fall 2022, Section 001 - How to Think About: Cyanotypes
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: RC Humanities (RCHUMS)
Department: LSA Residential College
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This class, a part of the Arts and Ideas curriculum at the Residential College, is a combination art studio and humanities class designed to address the question of how to think about art through immersion in a making process. Concentrating on a series of art processes this class explores and develops ideas in response to the physical manipulation of materials. Working from direct image-making techniques such as the cyanotype printing process the course will develop a vocabulary for making mixed-media images that incorporate digital negatives, printing, laser cutting, and painting. Students will ultimately combine these techniques to build imagery that establishes new and unexpected connections and perspectives. The manipulation and application of art processes and decision-making will be both challenged and confirmed by lectures, readings, and visits to available campus-wide media and art resources. Readings will include essays about art imagery and writings by and interviews with artists that bring us closer to understanding how individuals think about the visual art they create. The goal is to give us a better understanding of how to look art and ideas in the world we navigate and participate in. Creating community through discussion and the sharing of ideas and techniques are the hallmarks of this humanities art experience. This class requires no special equipment to create images and uses no-cost apps to refine and produce artwork for the class.


RCHUMS 202 - How to Think (Arts)
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
1RC Ugrd
TuTh 10:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 10:00AM - 12:00PM

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