Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Mar 03, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024

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.

This course meets the Humanities  general education distribution requirement.

Prerequisites: ABED 40  or AHSE 56  (or placement into MATH 87  or AHSE 66  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

General Education Distribution Area Outcomes
Students who successfully complete courses in the Humanities distribution area will be able to:

  • Discuss and explain methods of creative expression, social interaction, and aesthetic considerations employed by individuals and societies
  • Employ methods of intellectual and creative inquiry central to the selected Humanities course of study, using the vocabulary, concepts, historical perspectives and materials common to the chosen area
  • Dependent on the Humanities area selected, interpret specific artifacts from art, film, history, language, literature, philosophy, religious thought, or narrative form and develop one’s own viewpoint or artifact using the techniques common to that area

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