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Painting I
Course: ART167

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   6 Period(s)   5.1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

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

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and define common terms used in painting. (I)
2. Trace historical developments in painting. (II)
3. Describe and/or prepare various painting surfaces, supports, and grounds. (III)
4. Identify and employ a variety of painting tools. (IV)
5. Solve particular design and composition problems in painting. (V)
6. Evaluate the use and significance of color in painting. (VI)
7. Select techniques and approaches appropriate to an idea. (VII)
8. Identify and describe appropriate presentation approaches. (VIII)
9. Employ analytical and critical evaluation to ongoing and finished work. (IX)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Introduction to Painting
   A. Terminology
   B. Definitions
II. Historical References
   A. Development of Concepts
   B. Development of Techniques
III. Painting Surfaces, Supports, and Grounds
   A. Stretched Canvas
   B. Canvas Board
   C. Masonite
   D. Paper
IV. Painting Tools
   A. Brushes
   B. Knives
   C. Palettes
V. Composition
   A. Format
   B. Design
VI. Color
   A. Principles of Color
   B. Perception of Color
   C. Descriptive Color
   D. Symbolic Color
VII. Painting Techniques
   A. Impasto
   B. Wet on Wet
   C. Wet on Dry
   D. Stains and Washes
   E. Glazing
VIII. Presentation
   A. Finishes
   B. Framing
   C. Display
IX. Analytical and Critical Evaluation
   A. Work in Progress
   B. Finished Work
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  12/13/1994

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