Oct 22, 2020  
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ART 116 - Painting I

This course is designed to investigate painting as an expressive medium rooted in both traditional and contemporary views of fine art painting.  It also serves to expand student's knowledge regarding the role of fine art painting within today's art world.  The emphasis is on the tradition of observational painting (painting from life) achieved through regular painting assignments, text and critiques.  Personal approaches to specific problems are encouraged and explored through classroom projects.  Areas of study include still life, figure and portrait.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  ART 115 Drawing

Credits: 3
6 Studio Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Implement classical oil painting concepts, such as chiaroscuro, color theory, and composition.
  2. Solve an oil painting problem through research and intellectual inquiry.
  3. Utilize historical content and traditional oil painting tools and techniques to successfully create original works of art.

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