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Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 111 Beginning Painting for Non Art Majors

5 credits
Introduces students to traditional and contemporary concepts and techniques in oil/acrylic painting. Students learn to organize form, color, and tone while practicing various methods of application, color mixing, and surface preparation.

Prerequisites: ABED 40  (or placement into MATH 87  or higher) and ABED 46  (or placement into ENGL 93 or higher)

Course Outcomes
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
  • 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
  • Explore painted composition through rapid sketches
  • Assess a variety of painting styles and schools
  • Complete a proposed final project in a chosen artistic style

Total Hours: 60 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 40 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 20