ART 140A Beginning Painting (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Studio course in the technical and conceptual basics of painting in oils and/or acrylics. Through hands-on practice, lectures and critiques the student learns the methods, techniques, concepts and perceptual skills of painting. The student is instructed in historical and contemporary approaches to the discipline.
All sections will charge a material fee of $15.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Employ the basic materials, tools, hands-on skills, methods and processes fundamental to the construction of paintings.
- Outcome 2: Create paintings in the basic representational styles and genres.
- Outcome 3: Organize the formal elements of design into effective painted compositions.
- Outcome 4: Apply the perceptual and conceptual skills and methods necessary to generate and develop artistic ideas into personally-expressive paintings.
- Outcome 5: Comprehend the relationships between historical and contemporary ideas, forms and styles and recognize painting, with its history and traditions as a major discipline in the fine arts.