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ART 150 - Painting I

5 Credits
As an introductory course in painting, students will employ the elements of descriptive painting developed from the Renaissance to the present. Students will learn how to develop a painting and acquire a self-critical painting methodology.


Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 2011-07-25

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 44 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 77
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
Students will make several paintings. Each assignment will focus on a different set of descriptive problems.

Student Learning Outcomes
Understand and use various painting materials and tools at basic level

Paint from a variety of subject matters: still life, model, cityscape, landscape, reference, imagination at basic level

Comprehend and sensitively apply the visual elements of line, shape, light and shadow, colour, texture, space and motion at basic level

Comprehend and sensitively apply the design principles of balance, rhythm, dominance, contrast, variation, and unity to painting projects at basic level

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