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ART 211 - Introduction to Painting

Class: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to materials and techniques of painting.

Prerequisite(s): Take ART 111  and ART 121  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:

  • Medium: Acrylic Paint
  • Processes: Modeling, Scumbling, Impasto, Pentimenti, and Glazing
  • Color Theory: Harmonies/Schemes
  • Representation: Illusionistic Realism and Abstraction

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
ART 211 Kit
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify, use, and explain the basic vocabulary and concepts associated with painting.
  2. Create projects in representational format that demonstrate a working knowledge of the elements of art, principles of design, color theory, and basic painting materials and processes.
  3. Establish standards of craftsmanship and presentation.
  4. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills through formal analysis, critique, and self-assessment.

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