Corcoran College of Art and Design

February Courses

Plants and the Fibonacci Sequence

No sections available this semester

BG2100 (0.5 credits)
Develop your artistic eye and drawing skill by exploring plants’ mathematical and geometric patterns.

Gouache and Watercolor on Vellum

No sections available this semester

BG2300 (0.5 credits)
Explore working with the beautiful grain and luminesce quality of vellum (animal skin) that has been a preferred support for artists since antiquity.

Surface & Form: Ceramic Structure & Design

No sections available this semester

CR0874 (non-credit)
Learn to design, layout and assemble flat and shaped slabs into 3-dimensional forms to create utilitarian or sculptural objects

Introduction to the Wheel

CR1250 (1.5 credits or audit)
Students are introduced to using the wheel to create functional pottery.

Introduction to Ceramic Tile

No sections available this semester

CR1350 (1.5 credits or audit)
Students learn to create ceramic tiles while experimenting with various methods of tile production and surface effects through glazing and firing.

Pre-Columbian Building Techniques

No sections available this semester

CR1371 (1.5 credits or audit)
Explore ancient ceramics techniques traditionally used for larger vessels and figurative sculpture that may be applied to contemporary abstract work as well.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

CR2250 (1.5 credits or audit)
Students will learn to improve their throwing skills and explore a range of decorative techniques.

Intermediate Ceramic Tile

No sections available this semester

CR2350 (1.5 credits or audit)
Students design their own projects and further develop the skills learned in Introduction to Ceramic Tile.

Digital Video Basics

No sections available this semester

DM0880 (non-credit)
Learn to plan, shoot and edit a video production using the latest digital video technology.

Introduction to Drawing

DR1200 (1.5 credits or audit)
For students seeking to improve their drawing skills, this course emphasizes gesture, line, proportion, perspective, mass, volume, value, tone, and shading.

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Important Dates

April 1
Pre-College summer scholarship application deadline

April 30
Pre-College students are advised to register early for best program and elective options.

April 19-20

Easter Weekend
(College Closed)

April 25
Corcoran Ball
(Access to the Downtown Campus may be limited)

May 3
Georgetown Campus Open House