Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 21, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 255 Beginning Painting for Art Majors

5 credits
Covers theory as well as practice and encourages originality and creativity. Furthers student understanding of the methods, materials, and ideas that are central to the practice of painting still lifes, figures, and landscapes.

Prerequisites:  ART 121 , ART 113 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Duplicate a master-painter’s landscape
  • Compose a landscape with atmospheric perspective
  • Transfer drawn images onto canvas with emphasis on preliminary drawing
  • Blend unique hues through the mixture of primary, secondary, and neutral colors/tones.
  • Construct tonal under-painting with glazed/scumbled hues to create a still life painting
  • Layout compositions with an emphasis on drawing and design fundamentals
  • Explore painted composition through rapid sketches
  • Expand drawing skills through paint media
  • Assess a variety of painting styles and schools
  • Finish a proposed final project in a chosen artistic style