Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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ART-1540 Painting I

Credits 3
An introduction to basic techniques and theories of painting. Emphasis is on learning the skill of painting and application of materials. Students explore the basic elements of two-dimensional art as a means to create interesting compositions, manipulate space, and develop solid forms. The course is designed for beginners with little or no experience in painting. Proficiency in drawing is beneficial but not critical to successful completion of this course.
6 studio hours.
Course Outcomes
  1. Use the basic vocabulary of painting.
  2. Demonstrate basic skills in the use of painting materials, techniques, and color theory.
  3. Create original paintings demonstrating the elements of art and principles of design.
  4. Critique an artwork’s subject, form, and content.
  5. Analyze an artwork’s subject, form, structure, and content.

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