2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

ART 190 - Oil/Acrylic Painting I

Description: Study and experimentation in painting techniques employed by modern and old masters. Emphasis on personal creativity and uniqueness of expression. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 110  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Introduction to media, techniques and vocabulary
  2. Basic color theory
  3. Perspective studies
  4. Monochromatic studies
  5. Color studies
  6. Formal elements and principles of design
  7. Historical or contemporary art examples
  8. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use appropriate tools.
  2. Identify chemical differences and applications of oil and acrylic paint.
  3. Employ various ground applications.
  4. Wash, scumble, drag, dab, and blend.
  5. Distinguish the techniques of glazing, alla prima, and other direct and indirect methods paint applications.
  6. Use perspective in painting.
  7. Utilize value.
  8. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design.
  9. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
  10. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts