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Painting Courses & Gallery

Painting 1 (20815241) Introduces students to the basic techniques of oil painting, with emphasis on composition and color. Students will paint from classroom still life arrangements for the first part of the course. Later in the semester, students are encouraged to develop paintings that explore personal themes. Prerequisites: Drawing Fundamentals & Design Fundamentals.

Painting 2 (20815242) An intermediate level painting course emphasizing the development of conceptualization skills. Painting projects encourage students to respond to a general theme, subject, or concept by developing a unique and personal image. Students can respond to assignments by working in various paint media (oil, acrylic, watercolor, or collage) Prerequisite: Painting 1.

Watercolor 1 (20815292) An introductory course in watercolor painting. Students will learn about the media and investigate various applications. There will be emphasis placed on composition and color as students develop paintings from both classroom still life arrangements and personal sources. Prerequisites: Drawing Fundamentals. & Design Fundamentals.

Watercolor 2 (20815297) After an introductory course in watercolor, students will work on more advanced problems related to this medium. Students will be encouraged to explore a more personal approach to the subject and content of their paintings. Prerequisites: Watercolor 1.

Independent Projects in Studio Art (20815218) Emphasis in developing personal artistic identity by investigating a self-proposed project.