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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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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.


Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 20220314T08:29:20

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
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
Demonstrate a basic level of painting with different tools and materials.

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

Sensitively apply in paintings the visual elements of line, shape, light and shadow, colour, texture, space and motion at basic level

Sensitively apply in paintings the design principles of balance, rhythm, dominance, contrast, variation, and unity to painting projects at basic level

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