Corcoran College of Art and Design

Spring 2014 Courses + New Courses for Spring 2014

Browse all of our courses by Area of Study; Enrollment Option; Certificate Program; or Day of the Week. Simply click on the red link on the left to see a list of courses that meets the criteria you’ve selected.


The Dream Screen

No sections available this semester

AS4430 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course investigates the artist's ability to invoke worlds that have never existed in waking reality through the use of photographic illusion and explores outstanding cinematic representations of the dream.

Drawing Cherry Blossoms

No sections available this semester

BG1214 (0.5 credits)
Explore the beauty, subtle color, and form of one of Washington, DC's greatest treasures, the cherry blossom

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.

Letterpress II: Advanced Discovery in Letterpress

No sections available this semester

BK6210 (3.0 credits or audit)
Letterpress II provides an exploratory arena in advanced letterpress techniques with the use of text and image as a fine arts medium. (Graduate Level)

Pop-Up Books: Explore Sculptural Books

No sections available this semester

BK7311 (3.0 credits or audit)
Explore non-traditional sculptural book formats and on the design of pop-ups as sculptural book inclusions. (Graduate level)

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

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.

Frame By Frame Animation

No sections available this semester

DE1250 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course introduces students to the principles and workflow for frame-by-frame animation with still images

I've Never Held a Pencil: Drawing for Beginners

No sections available this semester

DR1210 (1.5 credits or audit)
This course is for the true beginner--the person who has always wanted to draw, but has never taken a drawing course.

Advanced Drawing & Painting

No sections available this semester

DR3245 (1.5 credits or audit)
Representational and abstract works are encouraged and will be critiqued in this course.


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July 7
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