Art Classes - Winter 2014

Glassblowing at WWUGlassblowing I: Art 101

4 credits
CRN 12849 (M/W) 8:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
CRN 12850 (T/R) 11:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Learn glassblowing from the masters! Get introduced to the centuries-old art of blowing glass by award-winning artist Christopher Morrison at Morrison Glass Art Studio. Participants will:

  • Explore the history and design elements of glassblowing
  •  30+ hours of hands-on studio work
  • Create their own masterpieces

Cost: $1100 ($250 per credit + $100 materials fee)

For more information about this class, visit the Glassblowing Website.


Glassblowing at WWUGlassblowing II: Art 102

4 credits
CRN 12851 (M/W) 11:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Continue to develop proficiency with glass blowing concepts and techniques through exploration of the art’s form and design. Students’ technical study will be complemented by critical discourse about glass in contemporary art, generated by:

  • Discussions that address issues of self-reflection and personal passion;
  • Research and presentations on contemporary glass artist and the glass movement.
  • Exploration of historical contexts as it relates to contemporary glass art

Cost: $1100 ($250 per credit + $100 materials fee)

For more information about this class, visit the Glassblowing Website.


teaChado: The Way of Tea: A/HI 201

3 credits
CRN 13715 (T/R) 2:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Chado allows a glimpse of Japanese culture from the perspective of a variety of different artistic media and a long historic tradition. The course will focus on the background of the Way of Tea, Japanese aesthetics and learning the most basic tea procedure. Through this course, students will gain insight into the many arts and crafts, architecture styles, Japanese aesthetic values, literature and the important of the seasons associated with Chado as well as basic Japanese customs.

Cost: $800 ($250 per credit + $50 materials fee)

View a sample syllabus for this class.

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