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Pablo Picasso once said, "There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun."

Art is an exploration of lines, shapes, emotions, and vision. At Lake Michigan College we want to equip you with the basic skills and rules so that you can confidently express yourself through design, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, weaving, and sculpture.

Career Information
Careers in art can lead to the following careers:
  • Art directors who develop and design concepts for printed and digital media.
  • Fine artists who present their own work in museums, galleries, and collections. Some art is commissioned work, but most is sold by the artist. Fine artists usually specialize in one or two art forms.
  • Illustrators who create images for books, magazines, commercial products, and digital formats.
  • Sculptors who use clay, glass.. read more 


Classroom Experience
Classroom Experience

"There is a concrete beginning to art, and it isn't by looking at art," says Lake Michigan College adjunct art instructor, Ken Schaber. "Nearly everything in my classes is hands-on. From the first day of class, students are allowed to explore their artistic selves." read more

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