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Spring 2017

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ART115 - Painting 2
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores advanced acrylic painting techniques. Focuses on developing new skills in painting, experimenting with mixed-media approaches and creative concepts. Students must provide their own supplies. Two class hours, two studio hours. Prerequisite: ART114.

Lecture: 2 hrs.
Lab: 2 hrs.

Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs):

Upon successful completion of this course as documented through writing, objective testing, case studies, laboratory practice, and/or classroom discussion, the student will be able to:

1. Create at least seven paintings that explore advanced painting techniques, original concept development, and compositional design.

2. Demonstrate the following painting techniques and skills, impasto, glazing, mixed media, acrylic gels, transfer techniques, and approaches to perspective, realism and abstraction.

3. Demonstrate painting in a large-scale format and using a variety of different sized canvases.

4. Write 500-word descriptive paper showing knowledge of a designated art topic.

5. Analyze artwork and use art vocabulary to describe artwork in critique discussions.

6. Assemble a semester portfolio that contains all painting assignments finished and presentable.*

* This course objective has been identified as a student learning outcome that must be formally assessed as part of the Comprehensive Assessment Plan of the college. All faculty teaching this course must collect the required data and submit the required analysis and documentation at the conclusion of the semester to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.

Content Outline:

1 Introduction and materials
2 Working on a large-scale canvas
3 Color theory and expression of color
4 Abstraction concepts
5 Relating color to a gradient tone
6 Advanced textural techniques
7 Advanced glazing techniques
8 Rules of perspective
9 Value and creating 3D space
10 Realism techniques
11 Contemporary techniques
12 Mixed media integrated into acrylic painting
13 Composing landscape and working on location outside
14 Large scale murals
15 Final critiques / Portfolio Review / Written paper Due

Effective Term: Fall 2012