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ART 201 Painting I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: An introduction to oil or acrylic painting techniques and subject matter with emphasis on skill building.

Prerequisites: ART107

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: ART101

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Appropriately use a palette, brushes, easel and other painting tools through out the semester.
2. (Application Level) Illustrate value, saturation and hue in preliminary color charts using assigned pigments.
3. (Analysis Level) Prepare and critique composition sketches before beginning paintings.
3. (Application Level) Analyze the value, saturation and local color of a variety of observed still life objects and represent those properties with assigned pigments.
4. (Synthesis Level) Compose a landscape painting incorporating spatial illusion and aerial perspective.
5. (Application Level) Use a plaster cast or a live model as the subject matter for a painted figure study.
6. (Synthesis Level) Complete a portfolio of five or more well designed paintings including still life, landscape and figurative subject matter.
7. (Evaluation Level) Verbally participate in class critiques and defend composition decisions demonstrating a working knowledge of appropriate terminology.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation