Beginning Painting

Course Number: 
ART 251
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
Introduction to the medium of paint. Develop skill in paint handling, color mixing, and various painting behaviors to form expressive compositions. Emphasis on painting from life, representation, and contemporary practice. 4 lecture hours; 2 studio hours. Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: ART 101 or instructor permission. Recommended preparation: ART 104 or ART 105
Course Outcomes: 
  • Create visual statements in paint that utilize expressive and formal elements.
  • Create visual statements in paint that demonstrate craftsmanship and attention.
  • Analyze, interpret, and present visual statements in paint.