- Studio Art1
Learn how to visualize and express your work using various visual and analytical techniques. Explore how ideas, insights collected from the senses, intuition, and theory can be artistic inspirations. Students learn how to express these various associations as a single subject. Every semester students select a subject, study seminars techniques aimed at developing subjects through debate and research, and pursue practical creative activities. They work together on various collective projects and at the same time work on independent projects.
- Studio Art 2
Explore how the world around us affects the perspectives of an artist. Students learn how to express a subject in various ways and media through extended thinking. Learn how to approach the nature of the subject matter through on-site investigations, trial-and-error, experimentation, and creative problem-solving. Each semester, students choose a subject, and through various seminar techniques delve into the subject. By using various forms and techniques the students express the subject as a work of art.
- Painting 1
Use layering to learn modern art techniques that combine colors. Learn how to complete the process of painting via a step-by-step, gradual method and to solve a variety of artistic challenges sequentially. Learn how to recognize and interpret matters creatively, and learn how to express them through structure and color. In the class, students will choose a subject and work to meet a self-assigned deadline in order to train themselves to be self-motivated in their creative activities.
- Painting 2
Learn how to effectively organize and express multiple elements. Learn how to transform your content into images using artistic expression techniques. Students also learn how to position various elements within the envisioned architecture and convey them with unified images or illustrations. Lectures and practical performances are combined along with related art history.
- Drawing 1 & 2
Learn how to identify and document the subject. Identify how to accurately capture the subject’s ratio, and use shading to show a sense of volume and space. Learn how to attain a creative and unique perspective. In class, students will conduct a study of various subjects, and learn how to choose and use the appropriate techniques and materials for each subject.
- Sculpture 1 & 2
Through observation, students learn how to sculpt people and objects. Go through the process of systematically expressing the structure of unseen subjects. Through careful observation, students capture the three-dimensional proportions of a subject. Then, effectively reconfigure and express the subject by means of modeling operations. In addition, through theoretical lessons, students learn about the relationship between form and idea, comparison, contrast, and theme consciousness. Classes require students to engage simultaneously in independent tasks and collaborative works.
- Portfolio Composition 1 & 2
Prepare a portfolio, an essential part of a successful admission to a prestigious overseas art college. The student will select a theme which the portfolio will center around. The portfolio will be comprised of artwork that will best display the student’s technique, color sense, design, composition, ideas, and concepts. The portfolio will center around drawings and paintings, but also will include 2D artwork or graphic design, illustrations, posters, engravings, or sculptures, depending on the student’s specialty. The portfolio can also include other items that can demonstrate the student’s creativity, imagination, and higher thinking skills. This can include essays, a personal website, or digital artwork.
Each student is assigned a guidance teacher that provides balanced advice throughout the course. In addition, students improve their portfolios through a free exchange of opinions and constructive comments during class.
- History of Drawing Technique
Learn about the changes in drawing techniques from the past to the present, as well how content was delivered in different eras. The course teaches students practical real-world techniques and at the same time takes a historical look at the theoretical background of the changes in materials and techniques. The class includes studio creation, lectures, seminars, and museum visits.
- Painting Color Theory
Study the amazing aesthetic harmony that the interaction of colors brings. This allows students to learn how to effectively utilize colors in their work. Identify the subtle differences in a color and learn how to appropriately express light and material. Also, learn how to enhance the composition of pictures and give special effects through artificial combinations of colors.
- History of Painting Technique
Explore the basic principles of layering techniques developed in Europe from the 15th to 17th century. Through this, students learn various expressions of shapes, colors, and materials. While the course itself deals with the history of art, there is also studio practice that enables students to become familiar with the various painting techniques that have been inherited from the past. In addition, in-depth, in-class discussion of various painting techniques allow students to realize for themselves which is the most appropriate form of expression for each type of presentation.