2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ADAH 270H - Introduction to Technology and Materials in Art and Archeology


Credits: Four (4)
Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
This course introduces students to technologies and materials that have been used by artists and architects throughout the course of human history. Students witness and participate in demonstrations of art production using both ancient and modern techniques. Course topics may include explorations of metallurgical technologies, ancient kiln design, pottery and tile manufacture, fresco and tempura techniques, casting techniques, stone tool manufacture and raw material location and sourcing. The course combines in-class lectures with hands on experiences to provide students with the knowledge to experiment, explore, and understand the artistic and architectural technologies of various cultures and time periods.