Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

ART 240 Painting I

Lecture: 0 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the development of expressive form.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Course is typically offered in Fall.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate paintings through critique.
  2. Apply appropriate vocabulary and terms relevant to painting.
  3. Demonstrate application of media, techniques, and processes used to solve two-dimensional visual art problems through painting.
  4. Prepare artwork appropriately for presentation.
  5. Compose artwork based on color theories. 6. Use tools, equipment, and chemicals in a relevant manner.