Art 1123 | Design I
Design I is a six hour studio course that teaches a basic study of the fundamental elements and principles of design with an emphasis on composition.
Art 1133 | Design II
Design II is a six hours studio course, a continued study of the fundamental elements and principles of design with an emphasis on the theory and application of color.
Art 1153 | 3D Design
Three-Dimensional Design is a six hour studio course teaching the organization of the principles and elements of art as they apply to three-dimensional artwork.
Art 1213 | Drawing I
Drawing I is a six hours laboratory, a freehand drawing course for all students interested in the visual arts. This course offers the basic vocabulary for a graphic notation.
Art 1223 | Drawing II
Drawing II, a six hour studio, is a continuation of ART 1213, further developing conceptual and perceptual use of drawing tools, processes and materials. Black and white and color media are explored in the course.
Art 2013 | Painting Survey
Painting Survey explores the fundamentals of oil paintings and composition.
Art 2103 | Photography Survey
Photography Survey is a one hour lecture and three hour studio course that explores the fundamentals and aesthetics of black and white photography relating to graphic design and the fine arts.
Art 2213 | Life Drawing I
Life Drawing I is a drawing class with an emphasis on the basic forms and proportions of the human figure.
Art 2233 | Drawing III
Drawing III is a continuation of ART 1223, further developing drawing skills and concepts for advanced students.
Art 2303 | Printmaking
Printmaking Survey is an introduction to the basic techniques and concepts of intaglio and relief printmaking. Below are descriptions of some of the assignments in the course with student work examples.
Art 2303 | Printmaking
Printmaking II is a continued exploration of the print as a medium of creative expression.
Art 2403 | Sculpture Survey
Sculpture Survey is an introduction to the basic concepts, materials, and processes of sculpture by exploring modeling, casting, carving and constructing.
Art 2803 | Intro to Computing
Introduction to Computing for Art offers an introduction to desktop computer hardware, operating systems, and application software in the visual arts and design.
Art 2813 | Intermediate Computing
Intermediate Computing for Designers offers further instruction about desktop computer hardware, operating systems, application software and beginning concept development specific to the graphic design industry for graphic design majors.
Art 3023 | Painting II
Painting II is an observational-based painting course offering a study of mediums and techniques in painting in continuation of ART 2013.
Art 3043 | Figurative Painting
Figurative Painting is an introduction into painting the figure, a continuation of ART 2013 to further develop skills in use of the medium and formal organization of subject matter in painting.
Art 3053 | Watercolor
Watercolor Painting teaches the technique and use of various water-soluble painting mediums.
Art 3213 | Life Drawing II
Life Drawing II is a further study in rendering the human figure.
Art 3223 | Darkroom Basics
Darkroom Basics is an introduction to the traditional photographic darkroom.
Art 3233 | Studio Lighting
Studio Lighting is an introduction to the professional studio lighting techniques.
Art 3313 | Graphic Design I
Graphic Art Design I is an introduction to the art and process of design in printed communication. Students develop graphic skills with an emphasis placed upon conceptual development, research, production and both visual and verbal presentation skills.
Art 3323 | Graphic Design II
Graphic Art Design II: The execution of a series of design projects promoting an awareness of different forms of printed visual communication.
Art 3443 | Illustration
Illustration is a course introducing issues and instrumentation related to standards in the professional field of illustration emphasizing mixed-media processes.
Art 3503 | Ceramic Art II
Ceramic Art II includes elementary glaze formulation, surface decoration, kiln firing, wheel thrown and hand-built form.
Art 3513 | Sculpture II
Sculpture II includes further exploration of concepts and processes of sculpture, including mold making and armature building. Beginning development of personal language of expression.
Art 3633 | History of Photography
History of Photography is a three hour lecture course teaching the history of still photography as a fine art from its beginning to present. Below is an assignment with student work examples.
Art 3873 | Digital Photography
Digital Photography is a six hours studio that teaches techniques and aesthetics of digital imagery emphasizing the use of digital photographic input and output processes.
Art 4000 | Directed Individual Study in Art
Directed Individual Study course.
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Art 4053 | Water Media
Watermedia Painting offers an in-depth exploration of water-based painting media utilizing watercolor and acrylic mediums in the creation of a body of two-dimensional artworks.
Art 4103 | Type I
The Art of Typography and Layout I teaches the art and process of presenting written communication in graphic form.
Art 4113 | Type II
The Art of Typography and Layout II: Advanced problems in presenting written communication in graphic form.
Art 4223 | Alternative Photography
Alternative Photography teaches alternative photographic processes in black and white with emphasis on aesthetics.
Art 4343 | Drawing IV
Drawing IV is a continuation of ART 2233 to develop further skills for advanced students.
Art 4403 | Advertising Design I
Course requiring ideational, image making, graphic design and typographic skills to meet rigorous conceptual/visual standards pertinent to creating a brand of a company's identity.
Art 4413 | Advertising Design II
Advertising Design II is an advanced course requiring interaction on a professional level, working with realistic agency-client situations in order to develop efficient, distinguishable and competitive promotional campaigns.
Art 4443 | Alternative Color
Alternative Color teaches alternative photographic processes in color with emphasis on aesthetics.
Art 4583 | Photographic Portfolio I
Photographic Portfolio I is an introduction to the professional practices in photography and the development of a portfolio.
Art 4600 | Advanced Studio – Drawing
Advanced Studio-Drawing is an advanced study in drawing offering further development of studio skills. The course encourages analysis and criticism, development of personal aesthetic, and further exploration of content and expression.
Art 4610 | Advanced Painting
Advanced Studio - Painting develops advanced studio skills and professional practice. The course encourages analysis and criticism of aesthetic, social, ethical and related issues.
Art 4620 | Printmaking
Advanced Studio - Fine Arts develops advanced studio skills and professional practice and is taken with Senior Research and Thesis courses to create capstone artwork.
Art 4630 | Advanced Sculpture
Assignment #1 "Sculpture Sign" Objectives:
Art 4640 | Advanced Graphics Portfolio
Advanced Studio - Graphic Design develops advanced studio skills and professional practice.
Art 4650 | Advanced Studio - Ceramics
Advanced Studio - Ceramics develops advanced studio skills and professional practice. The course encourages analysis and criticism of aesthetic, social, ethical and related issues.
Art 4660 | Advanced Studio - Photography
Advanced Studio - Photography develops advanced studio skills and professional practice, encouraging analysis and criticism of aesthetic, social, ethical and related issues.
Art 4713 | Advanced Print Production
Advanced Print Production offers a more in-depth look at digital printing techniques through comprehensive work and the responsibilities and roles of graphic design.
Art 4723 | Advanced Concept Development
Advanced Concept Development: Conceptual development is the primary goal, additionally students will have more comprehensive campaigns in their portfolios. The techniques can be applied to all design courses.
Art 4733 | Furniture Making
Sculpture – Furniture Making offers an in-depth investigation into the design and execution of contemporary studio furniture.
Art 4753 | Materials and Processes
Materials and Processes is an introduction to the history and techniques of metalworking including cutting, forming, welding, brazing, finishing, mechanics, kinetics and armature making.
Art 4773 | Digital Drawing
The Digital Drawing course teaches how to utilize computer software, drawing tablets, cameras, and traditional media to create digital imagery. Below are descriptions of some of the assignments in the course with student work examples.
Art 4813 | Multimedia I
Introduction of Multimedia I Design and Authoring: The design and authoring of interactive multimedia for fine and applied arts using desktop computers. The course encourages analysis and criticism of aesthetic and related issues.
Art 4863 | Advanced Computing Studio
Advanced Studio - Computer Art and Design develops advanced studio skills and professional practice. It encourages analysis and criticism of aesthetic, social, ethical and related issues.
Art 4873 | Digital Imaging I
Digital Imaging: Application of computer software to generate digital imagery captured with lens-based and related media.
Art 4883 | GD for Web Design
Graphic Design for the Internet: is an introduction to graphic design for the Internet, internet history, HTML, image manipulation, and the use of software to facilitate website design.
Art 4893 | Video Art
Video Art addresses the use of an approved digital camera, computer, and video editing software for digital video input and editing of video in a fine arts context.
Art 4990 | Special Topics: Chair Art
Art 4990 | Special Topics: Landscape Photography
Art 4990 | Special Topics: Letterpress
ART 4990 | Special Topics: Location Lighting
Location Lighting is an introduction to the professional location lighting techniques using off-camera flash photography.
Art 4990 | Special Topics: Scientific Illustration
Art 4990 | Special Topics: The Found Image
This course will address photography’s expanded field by making use of found and sourced lens-based imagery for the purpose of making fine art. Below are descriptions of some of the assignments in the course with student work examples.
ART 3163 | History of Graphic Design
Mississippi State University graphic design students designed COVID-19 public service announcement posters for their final project during the pandemic.
Art 4323 | Advanced Printmaking
Advanced Printmaking is an exploration of advanced printmaking concepts and techniques. The course emphasizes refining a personal aesthetic using previously learned print processes with plate lithographic techniques.
Brasfield & Gorrie Competition
The Brasfield & Gorrie Student Design Competition is an annual interdisciplinary design competition composed of teams of students from each department in the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at Mississippi State University.