Bakersfield College

Art



ANCIENT WONDERS OF PRE-MACHU PICCHU PERU
This presentation of the professor's own photography will show and discuss in detail important Pre-Inca sites and artifacts from Peru. These sites and artifacts represent highly sophisticated cultures now lost to us except through these remains. We will "visit" the 3000 year old Chavin de Huantar temples, the Chimu' desert kingdom at Chan Chan, the pottery portraits of the Moche culture, and the huge desert drawings at Nazca that can only be seen from the air, and examples of colorful Nazca pottery as well as brilliant weavings from burial sites in Paracus.

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ART01.1.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 102
Naso 5/6 - 5/6 Mo 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $12.00 View 5

ART: A SHORT COURSE IN DRAWING

This is a course, friendly to all levels of students, that explores drawing in various ways-structure, rhythm, feelings, and media control. The teacher will lecture, demonstrate, and critique student work. Students will draw from nature, learn how to use media, employ systems, and use their own imagination to create moving and strong images, even without previous experience.

Materials: You will work with soft (4B) pencils, and woodless graphite pencils (4B or 6B), a grey kneaded eraser, two square sticks of Charkole (brand name) and a newsprint pad (14x17 or larger). All supplies are available from the BC bookstore and other sources. You should have these on the first day of class.



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ART16.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 103
Naso 3/18 - 4/22 Mo 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $88.00 View 3

ART: INTRODUCTION TO WHEEL THROWN CERAMICS

Come explore the potter’s wheel as a form of expression.  In this course you will learn the basic skills you need to create functional ceramics.  We will throw a variety of forms such as cups, bowls, jars, and pitchers. We will investigate different surface treatments including slip decoration and glaze application. Students will gain an understanding of the working properties of clay and the possibilities it has to offer.

Materials:  Each student will need at least one 25 pound bag of cone 10 clay which can be purchased at the College bookstore for around $10. Students should also have a basic ceramic tool set (this can be purchased at the College bookstore  a local art store, or online). It should include: small sponge, wire tool, clay knife, metal rib, wooden tools, and trimming tools. You also will need a towel and apron.  Practice clay will be provided at the first class session.



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ART19.SP19
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Fine Arts 20
Ekern 2/22 - 4/12 Fr 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM $117.00 View -15

MACHU PICCHU - A CLOSE LOOK
Machu Picchu, one of the world's most beautiful, mysterious, and interesting places, has since its discovery in the early 1900's, drawn considerable world attention and is currently one of the most visited locales by tourists. It is remotely located high in the Peruvian mountains. Never discovered by the Spanish, it was an Inca community that has not been much disturbed since its abandonment in the 16th century. This two-hour presentation of Professor Naso's own photograhy will show in detail the many features of this famous monument that include pathways, a bridge, temples, a tower, a palace, residences, burial sites, fountains, crafts, locales, baths, and a punishment place. Its cultural background will be discussed extensively. The architecture is varied and unforgettable. Visitors are transported to a fascinating past and a lost culture.

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ART02.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 102
Naso 4/29 - 4/29 Mo 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $12.00 View 2


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