Studio ARTS classes
Students in our studio arts classes enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, experienced and talented instructors and a strong foundation in their crafts.
As an SPC visual arts student, you can express yourself in a variety of traditional and contemporary art forms, including ceramics, design, drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Our visual arts faculty are skilled educators and respected professional artists who are active participants in the local arts community. Committed to educational excellence, faculty members strive to nurture students' advancement as self-reliant, creative individuals and prepare them for a future in visual arts. Extensive facilities for these programs are located on the Clearwater Campus.
Ceramics courses at SPC introduce design techniques and the history of ceramics. Experienced professors teach you how to create and fire items out of clay that are fired at high temperatures to form lasting pottery.
SPC's Fine Arts department offers many foundation courses designed to develop students' knowledge and perception of two- and three-dimensional form and its elements.
Our drawing classes have been carefully designed by the faculty to provide you with the training you need to turn abstract ideas into reality and prepare you for rigorous upper-division coursework.
Painting is one of the most traditional of the Fine Arts and covers a variety of media. Enroll in painting courses at SPC and discover your creative voice and vision.
Printmaking at SPC introduces students to the basic nature of the medium, both in a historical and conceptual context. Multiple print mediums are explored in the semester, such as relief printing, monoprints, intaglio, and screen printing.
Sculptors are artists who develop their personal visions using various techniques and materials to create masterful three-dimensional works of art. Creating sculpture is an age-old art form that dates back to prehistoric times and encompasses a variety of cultures.
Our photography program lets you explore the craft and expressive nature of photography, as you perfect the technical aspects of digital production methods. The program provides an excellent means to explore an interest in photography, either as a hobby or for professional development. It is ideal for those who wish to enhance their knowledge of commercial photography, or to complement careers in public relations, graphic design, writing or journalism.