[Art-bastudio] Enrollment Updates - Fall Registration

DiDonna, Elizabeth edidonna at fsu.edu
Tue Jul 5 15:36:36 EDT 2016

Dear Students,
Registration for Fall 16 will reopen for all students on July 11th and close August 5. After August 5, students must wait until drop/add to register for classes.
This is the time to register to get the classes you need and avoid late fees! Don’t wait until drop/add - your classes may be GONE!

The following are updates and FAQs for fall registration. Please read carefully.

Counts toward Digital Media focus areas.
ART 3654C-0002
Online (additional fee)


If you wish to do an art-related internship in Fall 16 for Studio Art credit, the deadline to submit the application is August 29th. Please read all details and instructions here:

If you are continuing an Honors in the Major project in fall, you must contact Liz DiDonna (edidonna at fsu.edu<mailto:edidonna at fsu.edu>) to enroll you in the Honors course. Please do so prior August 5th.
The deadline to apply to START an Honors in the Major project in Fall 2016 is August 5th.
See http://honors.fsu.edu/Honors-in-the-Major for more information.

Each semester (Fall and Spring) all students who are in the BFA program should sign up for one of the following:
ART 3930C-0001 – First Semester Practicum - 1st semester in the BFA program only.
ART 4970 BFA Thesis – semester you are graduating
All other BFAs that are neither in their 1st semester nor graduating must take the BFA ALL Media Critique Class:
ART 4930C-001 or ART 4930C-002


Below is a list of ART special topics classes with descriptions. Remember that information about Focus Area courses and requirements is on the Department of Art website: http://art.fsu.edu/Undergraduate/Focus-Area-Templates-Course-Descriptions

There are still seats in many of our classes – register now before they fill up!

Media Workshop: Experimental Drawing/Collage
ART 4921C-001
T/R 9:05-11:35am
PreReq: ART2500
Course Description: This course explores a variety of approaches to drawing using a wide range of media, materials, and strategies – including collage.

Media Workshop: Plein Air Painting
T/R 9:05-11:35am
PreReq: ART2500
Course Description: This class will focus on finding inspiration outside the classroom at several different on-site locations. Students will work in drawing, oil, acrylic or water media. Projects will include live demos, understanding color and light and working in a series. Many examples of past and contemporary landscape artists will be discussed as well. At the end of the semester, students will have the opportunity to showcase classwork with the Apalachicola Center for the Arts!

Media Workshop: Print and Clay
T/R 9:05-11:35am
PreReq: ART3764C
Course Description: Print and Clay; A combination of printmaking techniques including silk screening, decals, carving and monoprints using multiple techniques working in ceramics. Projects utilize ceramics in a contemporary art, design, and craft context.

Media Workshop: Advanced Ceramics
T/R 12:50-3:20pm
PreReq: ART3764C/ART2752C
Course Description: This special topics course will focus on "The Thoughtful Maker" with an emphasis on different aspects of making, concept and critique at the intersection of craft, contemporary art and design. This course is open to all who have taken Beginning Ceramics and Wheel Throwing. At the Intermediate and Advanced level, students will learn to fire independently utilizing many kiln varieties in our ceramics program, gas, soda and raku. Students will work on individual projects discussed in critiques at both wet and in the finished state.

Advanced Workshop: Foundry and Fabrication
T/R 3:35-6:05pm
PreReq: All Foundations/ART2701C
Course Description: Introduction to the process of casting in bronze and other metals as well as advanced steel fabrication.

Advanced Workshop: Hybrid Printmaking
M/W 9:05-11:35am
PreReq: All Foundations, ART2400C
Course Description: Hybrid Printmaking; In this course, students will combine medias and are encouraged to choose the appropriate combination to fit the content and intent. Students will also explore laser-cutting and printmaking and building their own small press.

Advanced Workshop: Sculptural Environments
T/R 12:50-3:20pm
PreReq: All Foundations
Course Description: Sculpting Environments (Environmental Production Techniques); Students will create original works using techniques adopted from the fabrication methods of Disney Imagineering applications as a means of investigating content and concepts. Through class discussions of relevant readings and artists working in the discipline, we will investigate aspects of “character plaster” and the potential application to student’s work and “real world Disney” projects. The class will include a field trip to Orlando to study Disney Imagineering character plaster techniques.

Advanced Workshop: Figure as Allegory
M/W 7:05-9:35pm
PreReq: All Foundations
Course Description: This is a large format, allegorical drawing class. We will be reviewing narrative art: historical and contemporary. This class will emphasize broad-based drawing techniques and experimentation but also embrace drawing while painting (gouache, acrylic, oil). Students will be given open ended assignments but we will be skyping in artists nationally who will give feedback.

If you have any questions regarding course scheduling or other advising questions, please contact your appropriate advisor.

Elizabeth DiDonna
Academic Program Specialist, Advisor & Instructor

Department of Art
Florida State University
223 Fine Arts Building
Phone: (850) 644-8252
Email: edidonna at fsu.edu<mailto:edidonna at fsu.edu>

Connect: news.art.fsu.edu<http://news.art.fsu.edu/>

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