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(ART 225) Painting Concepts

Introduction to painting still life and landscape subjects in oil. Students will develop visual communication skills by focusing on composition, value, color, drawing, texture and paint application. The course covers all aspects of oil painting including: process, tools, techniques, and mediums.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs Art Education (BA), Minor in Painting, Visual Arts (BA), Visual Arts (BFA), Visual Arts Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand and demonstrate design concepts in the oil painting process.
  2. Learn technical painting skills through a direct painting (alla prima) approach.
  3. Learn how to see relationships involving shape, value, color, edge, and depth.