Course Abstract Details

ART-230, Painting 2

Credits: 3

Course Description

ART-230, Painting 2, is designed to further painting skills and methods. Compositional organization and the use of color as an expressive element will be emphasized as well as specialized technique and self-direction. Models will be provided for figure or portrait studies. Class and outside assignments will be critically analyzed. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-091, ART-105 and ART-130, or by permission of instructor. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

Course Objectives Upon successful completion of ART-230 (C or better), the student will have met the following objectives: 

1. Demonstrate ability to use various painting media to creatively express emotional implications of the subject. (GE 5/PG1) 

2. Demonstrate willingness to apply unconventional and original approaches in both media and subject. (GE 5/PG 1) 

3. Demonstrate sophisticated handling and advanced technique including: direct painting, underpainting, glazing, scumbling, edge control and image transfer. (GE 5/PG 1) 

4. Demonstrate appreciation for and understanding of historical and cultural influences in art, relative to Painting, through research and written response. (GE 6/PG 4) 

5. Demonstrate ability to interpret and adhere to assignment goals and specs by maintaining an increasingly original and mature portfolio both real and electronic. (GE 7/PG 5) 

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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