SRJC Course Outlines

8/15/2022 3:53:32 AMART 62 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 62Title:  ALT PHOTO PROCESSES  
Full Title:  Alternative Photography Processes
Last Reviewed:9/11/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR4.00 Contact DHR70.00
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 38

Catalog Description:
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Exploration and use of various historical, contemporary, and non-traditional applications of silver- and non-silver-based photographic processes, including mixed media. Students produce photo-based imagery using a variety of materials in non-traditional presentations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 19 (or ART 36) OR ART 82


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Exploration and use of various historical, contemporary, and non-traditional applications of silver- and non-silver-based photographic processes, including mixed media. Students produce photo-based imagery using a variety of materials in non-traditional presentations.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 19 (or ART 36) OR ART 82
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Assemble a book containing examples and procedures of various alternative photographic
    processes.
2.  Conceive and execute a nontraditional presentation of pieces that use alternative photographic
    processes.
3.  Demonstrate critical aesthetic judgments regarding composition, visual literacy, and the
    creative process to produce artworks that use alternative photographic processes.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Explore alternative photographic processes to create nontraditional photographic imagery.
2. Combine alternative photographic processes and methods to create images in nontraditional
    media.
3. Experiment with materials such as fabric, wood and specialized papers to create photographic
    images.
4. Investigate use of unusual, outdated or self-made cameras to produce photographic images.
5. Produce large-format negatives with darkroom and/or digital methodology.
6. Create a range of photographic colors through hand coloring and various toning techniques.
7. Identify concepts and trends in contemporary photography.

Topics and Scope
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I. Study of Materials and Techniques in Alternative Photography
    A. Hand-applied emulsions such as Cyanotype or Liquid Light
    B. Pinhole and other nontraditional cameras
    C. Photograms
    D. Magazine print-throughs and transfers
    E. Lith film, photo-copier and digital negatives
    F. Toning solutions
    G. Traditional and non-traditional papers
    H. Sabattier effect
    I. Historical Overview
    J. Trends in contemporary photography using alternative processes
    K. Document the techniques that you have experimented with in this class
II. Portfolios, Presentations and Critiques
    A. Portfolio content
    B. Presenting work
    C. Handmade books
    D. Critiquing work
         1. Analytical examination
         2. Aesthetic judgments
         3. Composition
         4. Visual literacy
         5. Creative process
    E. Archival materials and methods
III. Photo Chemicals
    A. Possible hazards
    B. Safe usage
    C. Proper disposal
 
All topics and scope are covered in both lecture and lab.

Assignments:
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Lecture and Lab Assignments:
1. Weekly assignments utilizing techniques and materials discussed and demonstrated in class
2. Create a journal that assembles all experiments with documentation.
3. Final presentation of portfolio

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 35%
Summarizing experiments in journal
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
55 - 65%
Weekly photo assignments, portfolio
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes. Enfield, Jill. Focal Press. 2014
 
Instructor prepared materials
 
Internet resources

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