This course will introduce concepts of painting as well as principles of design, and the development of painting techniques. Students will be given painting projects/problems throughout the semester ending with a painting that incorporates the combined skills. Oils and/or acrylic paint will be used. Group 2 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Students are encouraged to have good reading skills or seek help.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Use continuance of design terminology.
- Evaluate painting(s) based on a more astute aesthetic awareness.
- Identify the proper use of tools and painting techniques.
- Will analyze their painting to resolve design issues.
- Employ problem solving strategies to incorporate analytic feedback when resolving painting and design issues.
- Demonstrate independent work ethic as a painter.
- Integrate innovation into their work.
- Use color mixing techniques to achieve a wide range of color.
- Analyze the composition and underlying structure of a painting.
- Apply patterns of visual problem solving to subjects in workplace situations.
- Synthesize complex design/painting elements and principles of arrangements when analyzing master paintings.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Use course content to inform and help others and themselves.
- Interact with others when critiquing and discussing painting esthetics and technology.
Learning How to Learn:
- Express an appreciation for the variety of techniques available to execute a painting.
- Frame useful questions for developing technical skills.
- Interact constructively for critiquing paintings.