ARTS1102: Introduction to Painting

4 CreditsArts/HumanitiesOnline Available

This is an introductory studio course that will focus on the fundamentals of painting (oil and/or acrylic). We will explore a variety of media, techniques, and subject matter. Our assignments will emphasize developing the skills and understanding of basic painting fundamentals, using traditional and experimental approaches to painting, such as: color mixing and relationships, tone, mark-making, texture, abstraction, space, and visual language. There will be demonstrations, practice, field trip(s) and class discussion. We will develop the verbal and analytical skills necessary to critically examine students' work. We will look at historical and contemporary painters. This course provides an introduction the creative process through hands-on investigation, observation of the immediate environment, and the exploring the artist's imagination. Studio work outside of class is expected.

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