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

ART 197 - Portraiture II

Description: Advanced study of portraiture personalizing techniques and palettes. Emphasis on capturing the subject's personality. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 196  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Facial expression and body position to depict mood
  2. Refinement of techniques
  3. Portraying personality of subject
  4. Development of personal color/value palette
  5. Surface and color texture
  6. Formal elements and principles of design
  7. Historical and contemporary art examples
  8. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use different textures, both in the painting technique and the painting surface.
  2. Use a variety of color palettes in portrait painting.
  3. Use basic design principles to explore the mood and expressions of subject.
  4. Choose techniques, palettes, and methods to portray the personality of the subject.
  5. Identify the formal elements and principles of design.
  6. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design.
  7. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design.
  8. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
  9. Use media specific terminology to critique an devaluate works of art.

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