2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 120 - Introduction to Painting

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 2

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is an introduction to the materials, techniques and practices of acrylic painting. The student will acquire experience with a broad range of techniques, subject matter and approaches. Different styles of art will be explored to provide a context for students to develop their own personal language and style. Lectures with visual materials provided by the instructor and reading assignments wil be the basis for hands-on painting assignments. The emphasis is on studio work.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. SUNY GE 8: Students will demonstrate understanding of at least one principal form of artistic expression and the creative process inherent therein.

Students will be able to:

  1. Identify the elements of art, and principles of design using descriptive language; and articulate supported interpretations of select works.
  2. Create original artwork in which students effectively utilize the elements of art.
  3. Demonstrate basic acrylic painting techniques and the fundamentals of color theory.