Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 191 - Oil/Acrylic Painting II

Description: Development of personal expression through study of different techniques of painting. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 190  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Review of elements of design
  2. Review of color theory
  3. Review of aesthetic and psychological values regarding elements and strokes
  4. Discussion of texture in perspective
  5. Expressionism vs. reproduction of shape and form as illustration - "painterly" quality of work
  6. Analogous color schemes
  7. Monochromatic color schemes; modification of primaries with black/white
  8. Collage theme; discussion of content
  9. Figure studies; gesture studies in drawing, completed painting
  10. High-keyed color study
  11. Low-keyed color study
  12. Glossary terms
  13. Formal elements and principles of design
  14. Historical and contemporary art examples
  15. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Develop understanding of differences between hue, value, intensity, chroma, high and low keyed works, tints, shades, and other terms commonly used in vocabularyof the artist.
  2. Identify and use complements of every hue in various ways.
  3. Understand use of analogous, split complement, monochromatic and other limited palettes.
  4. Develop an understanding for "gesture" in developing composition.
  5. Develop an understanding of the importance of planning though use of sketchbook as an idea-book.
  6. Develop an understanding of collage, glazing, scumbling, impasto, blending, mass tones, overtones.
  7. See difference in using modifiers that are non-colors and true neutrals.
  8. Execute skill in knife work.
  9. Participate in class critiques and gain ability to evaluate finished works from standpoint of material use and composition.
  10. Identify the formal elements and principles of design.
  11. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design.
  12. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design.
  13. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
  14. Use media specific termninology to critique and evaluate works of art.

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