CAC’s Superstition Mountain Campus in AJ offering art classes during spring semester

By Guy Harrison

Media & Marketing Specialist

  Apache Junction, Ariz. – Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus (SMC) in Apache Junction will be offering a slew of classes for the upcoming spring semester that will appeal to the artist in anyone.

Fifteen classes ranging from jewelry to digital photography now are available to the public during the spring semester. Registration is underway at www.centralaz.edu.

The Superstition Mountain Campus is located in Apache Junction at 805 South Idaho Road just north of U.S. Route 60. Each class is worth three college credit hours.

  ART 100 – Art Appreciation – Mondays and Wednesdays (10:30-11:45 a.m.)

Introduction to the history, vocabulary, materials and processes of art with an emphasis on painting, sculpture and architecture.

  ART 102 – Three Dimensional Design – Mondays and Wednesdays (1:30-4 p.m.)

A study of perception, emphasizing the elements and principles of design as a basis of all creative work in the visual arts, with emphasis on three-dimensional media.

  ART 103 – Beginning Jewelry – Tuesdays (2:30-5 p.m. or 6-8:30 p.m.)

Basic jewelry design and metalwork techniques for the beginner.

  ART 105 – Ceramics I

Three sections: Mondays (10 a.m.-2 p.m.), Mondays and Wednesdays (5-7:30 p.m.) and Tuesdays and Thursdays (4-6:30 p.m.).

An overview of hand building, wheel throwing, glazing, materials and concepts of ceramics as a foundation for further work in ceramic arts. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option available.

  ART 106 – Ceramics II

Three sections: Mondays (10 a.m.-2 p.m.), Mondays and Wednesdays (5-7:30 p.m.), Tuesdays and Thursdays (4-6:30 p.m.).

Advanced ceramic techniques including in-depth study of construction technique and/or surface treatment. May be taken up to four times for credit.

  ART 107 – Drawing I – Tuesdays and Thursdays (9-11 a.m.)

Introductory study of linear perspective, shading theory, and composition using basic drawing media.

  ART 108 – Drawing II – Tuesdays and Thursdays (9-11 a.m.)

Drawing with emphasis upon the creative use of different techniques as a means of expression. May be taken up to four times for credit.

MSC 130 – Digital Photography & Photoshop

Three Sections: Mondays and Wednesdays (10:30-11:45 a.m.), Mondays and Wednesdays (12-1:15 p.m.), Mondays (6-8:30 p.m.).

Multiple elements of digital cameras and the software program Adobe Photoshop. Learn new computer skills, how to use a digital camera, the aesthetic principles of photo composition, and the fundamentals of manipulating photos by computer.

To register for any of these classes, or to speak with an academic advisor, please call the Superstition Mountain Campus at 480-677-7700.

Leave a Reply

  • Latest News

    Nominate an outstanding teacher for Gila County Teacher of the Year

    19 hours ago
    by

    GILA COUNTY – Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell is proud to announce that Gila County Teacher of the Year […]


    SR 77 Aravaipa Creek Bridge Replacement Project

    April 17th, 2014
    by

    The Arizona Department of Transportation is set to begin a construction project this month to replace the Aravaipa Creek Bridge […]


    Pastor’s Corner: Celebrating the Sacrifice of Jesus Christ

    April 15th, 2014
    by

    In John 19:28-30 we read these words:  “Knowing that all was now completed and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled,


    Cross country runner makes stop in Superior to help veterans

    April 15th, 2014
    by

    Anna Judd, a 29-year-old resident of Orange County, has set out on a mission to run across America to raise money and awareness for veterans.


  • More Stories

    Valentine’s month ‘Hearts Rock’ photography at the Arboretum

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    February is a special month for lovers, including lovers of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum (BTA). In celebration of this special […]


    Batter up for the 2014 Little League season

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Superior Little League Board of directors are gearing up for another community tradition and that is Little League Baseball/Softball. […]


    Need a ride? New service available in Superior

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    Superior – There is a new business in the town of Superior, and it is taking everyone, including the Superior […]


    Superior Police Report

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin