Why Study Art?
Top 5 Reasons to Study Art
1. Studying art is vital in understanding the importance of the aesthetic.
2. Studying art is relevant in gaining a deeper understanding of different cultures and contexts.
3. Exploring art appreciation and the history of art will allow you to grasp how different forms of art have influenced one another and developed.
4. Art is something to enjoy and appreciate: you may find yourself enjoying and appreciating art like never before!
5. Perhaps in exploring art and appreciating art, YOU will come a better artist too! Art is an enjoyable hobby.
Art at Rochester College
Art Courses Available at Rochester College
ART 1413 Drawing I
Create convincing images on paper with rendering techniques by maximizing the use
of composition, volume, and perspective. Improve visual observation skills of nature
and light to reach objective. Understand the effect of line quality, shape, value,
texture, space, and color. Course fee.
ART 1423 Drawing II
Emphasize individual creative expression by developing a greater understanding of
advance conceptual and technical issues. Explore a wide range of various drawing
media, including mixed media and collage. Still life, the figure, landscape, interiors,
and abstract subject matter will be integrated in this course. PR: ART 1413 or PI.
ART 2003 Art Appreciation
The world’s great visual art as surveyed from ancient to modern times. Uncovers
great artists’ motives by seeking to understand the historical context in which each
artist lived and worked. Includes brief introduction to art principles that define great
ART 2443 Two-Dimensional Design
Creative visual thinking is an integral part of this course. Investigate different
theories of compositional design elements on a flat surface. A variety of
techniques, including drawing, collage, mixed media, painting and digital
photography will be explored. Practical principles of graphic design and basic color
theory will be introduced. Course fee.