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Painting I
Course: ART167

First Term: 2023 Spring
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   6.0 Period(s)   6.0 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: T - Lab Load

Description: Exploration of technical and expressive possibilities of various media in painting.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Define common terms used in painting. (I)
2. Review historical developments in painting. (II)
3. Analyze the use and significance of color in painting. (II, VI, IX)
4. Prepare various painting surfaces and supports for use. (III)
5. Employ a variety of painting tools and approaches relevant to the conceptual, aesthetic and technical application. (IV)
6. Solve compositional design problems throughout the painting process. (IV, V, VI, VII, IX)
7. Discuss presentation and display options for finished paintings. (VIII)
8. Critique their own paintings and paintings created by others. (IX)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Introduction
   A. Terminology
   B. Definitions
II. Relevant historical references
   A. Conceptual
   B. Technical
   C. Aesthetic
III. Surfaces and supports
   A. Stretched canvas
   B. Canvas board
   C. Masonite
   D. Paper
   E. Other
IV. Paint and painting tools
   A. Brushes
   B. Knives
   C. Palettes
   D. Media
   E. Other
V. Composition
   A. Format
   B. Design
VI. Color
   A. Principles
   B. Perception
   C. Descriptive
   D. Symbolic
VII. Techniques
   A. Impasto
   B. Wet on wet
   C. Wet on dry
   D. Stains and washes
   E. Glazing
   F. Other
VIII. Presentation
   A. Finishes
   B. Matting and framing
   C. Display
IX. Analytical and critical evaluation
   A. Work in progress
   B. Finished work
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 26, 2022

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