David E. Adams

Adjunct Faculty

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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.

Students in this class 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
26523
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

26526
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Ended

Fall 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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.

Students in this class 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
13270
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

2 of 14
Seats Available

ART137 Alternative Photographic Processes 3 Credits

This course focuses on the 19th-century photographic processes including new picture-making technologies. Discussing the history of photography in relation with techniques taught in class. Students encouraged to explore historical processes in combination with contemporary technologies. Through technical demonstrations, hands-on workshops, and technical assignments, students develop a working knowledge of a range of processes while developing their own visual language.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Students in this class 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
15585
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Closed

ART290AC Studio Art 3 Credits

Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Call Art Department at 480-461-7524 for Permission Numbers.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15773
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Advanced Alternative Photographic Processing. 15773 is intended for students who have taken ART137.

Students in this class 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.

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