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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ART 116 - Painting I

Lectures and practical application will focus on design fundamentals to depict form in space.  Subjects include value studies of form light, front light, rim light, and back light.  Paint-handling, position, figure-based vignettes, still-life, landscape, and abstraction will be explored.  In the Summer session, the landscape will be the subject of lectures and practical applications.  Lectures will include value studies of the sunny day, gray day, and moonlit sky with and without recession.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  ART 115 Drawing

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

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

1.  Mix a constant chroma, constant hue palette.
2.  Know the values and modeling characteristics for figures and object in normal, strong and weak, front lighting, form lighting, rim lighting, back lighting, and ability to execute a painting in any of these lighting conditions.
3.  Make an underpainting (imprimature) demonstrating a knowledge of drawing, values, and edges.
4.  Paint a figure painting.
5.  Know the values and modeling characteristics or landscape painting, first for simple sunny day, gray day, moonlight in normal, strong and weak circumstances, then complicated landscape with recession and overlapping forms for sunny day, gray day and moonlight.
6.  Execute value studies for aforementioned landscapes.