David E. Adams

Adjunct Faculty

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

ART131 Photography I 3 Credits
Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required. ART131 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography and the AAS Digital Arts: Digital Photography Track. Information: 480-461-7526 or see the Art Department website at: www.mesacc.edu/departments/art. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28291
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Started

ART137 Alternative Photographic Processes 3 Credits
Emphasis on development of alternative photographic processes including technique, aesthetics, and creative imagery. Exploration of various types of non-silver photographic processes including cyanotype, Van Dyke, Polaroid imaging, and others. Prerequisites: None.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36013
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

ART290AC Studio Art 3 Credits
Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Call Art Department at 480-461-7524 for Permission Numbers.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37101
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Spring 2023

ART131 Photography I 3 Credits
Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
ART131 requires a digital camera with manual mode; a smart phone with manual controls may be used with instructor approval. This course is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography and the AAS Digital Arts: Digital Photography Track. Information: 480-461-7524 or see the Art Department website at: www.mesacc.edu/departments/art. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28265
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

12 of 14
Seats Available

ART137 Alternative Photographic Processes 3 Credits
Emphasis on development of alternative photographic processes including technique, aesthetics, and creative imagery. Exploration of various types of non-silver photographic processes including cyanotype, Van Dyke, Polaroid imaging, and others. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31039
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

12 of 12
Seats Available

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