CHN-310 : Study Abroad – China 2015 / Additional Information

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Photo credit: Gangfeng Wang Dear students: Truman Study Abroad Office and Center for International Education offer students a study abroad opportunity, plus an internship for Viscomm students, in summer of 2015 in China. It is a six-week summer study program in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, China. Professor Julie Minn and I will lead the team […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 10 : The Art of Baroque | Spring 2015

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Source Text: Wikipedia & Metropolitan Museum of Art Source Image: Internet The Baroque is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, and music. The style began around 1600 in Rome, Italy and […]

Art-203 Demo : How to prepare an effective PowerPoint presentation?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QwC1cl0Wa4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqI149PD4v4 For presenting a PowerPoint slideshow, you need make sure to work your every image on a right format and a right size. Save your PowerPoint Slide images as jpg, gif, or png. Save every slideshow image to 150 dpi. Insert images that fill the slide, the image size (in pixels) should be equal […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 9 : The Art of Johannes Vermeer

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Source image, text, and video: Wiki and Youtube Johannes Vermeer (1632 – 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. Vermeer was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime. He seems never to have been particularly wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, […]

Art-420 / Project-2 : Dreamweaver Workbook | Spring 2015

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Art-420 | Project-2: Dreamweaver Workbook Project Objective The goal of producing the web site is to learn about Adobe Dreamweaver CC and other related applications by directly working in the software and learning its working process. The final goal of the project is to create a resource reference for the tools, functionality and design potential […]

Art-203 / Section-II : Collaborative Project – Group List | Spring 2015

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Group-A Group-B Group-C Group-D Leonardo da Vinci Michelangelo Buonarroti Jan van Eyck Jacques-Louis David * Yuxiu Yin * Drew Rentshler * Stephanie Dunn * Jessica Ho Wei Guo Austin Dovin Zhaofeng Huang Ruiqi Chen Shuaishuai Wu Josiah Lunceford Victoria Wallis Yiwei Zhang Group-E Group-F Group-G Group-H Paul Cézanne Vincent van Gogh Claude Monet Peter Paul […]

Art-203 / Section-I : Collaborative Project – Group List | Spring 2015

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Group-A Group-B Group-C Group-D Sandro Botticelli Leonardo da Vinci Claude Monet Francisco Goya Christopher Briesacher * Preston Jordan Franklin Herring * Alyssa Spoerer Kelsie Daniels Mingda Guo Brian Maxfield Aya Terakawa Savannah Johnson Mussie Habtemichael Abigail Palm Mingxiao Wang Jordan Vassel Group-E Group-F Group-H Wassily Kandinsky Vincent van Gogh Group-G Andy Warhol * Ashlee Schulz […]

Art-203 Collaborative Project | SP’15

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Project Objective The intent of this group project is to provide an opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of an artist as well as his art work. Each student will be teamed into a small group, which presents the same interests on artist. This assignment is to write a  research paper and presents your group’s […]

Art-203: Grading Criteria of Group Paper | Spring 2015

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Below are the grading criteria for the group paper at different grade ranges (A, B, C, D, F). In general, the paper should fulfill most of the criteria to be addressed within a particular grade range – see below for the three major aspects in which you will be evaluated. Thesis, Argument, and Conclusion Organization […]