ART 182 : Painting II

Transcript title

Painting II



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Other hours


Recommended preparation

ART 131 and ART 181 or instructor approval.


Introduction to color theory and personal expression. Studio experience using still life, portrait, figure and landscape. Application of compositional principles using the grid, sequential imagery and continuous field.

Learning outcomes

Use the steps of creative problem solving.
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the process and techniques of traditional and non-traditional techniques, surfaces and supports. .
2. Engage consistently in safe practices in the use of toxic materials particular to chosen mediums.
3. Apply the principles of color, design and composition in your work.
4. Understand and discuss the historical and social context of assigned course work and individually structured investigations.
5. Analyze work made in the class and synthesize new concepts through drawings and painted studies which result in a stated thesis and proposal for a series of inter-related works.
6. Interpret your work in a written artist’s statement and critically asses the work of others.
7. Demonstrate increased visual perception and understanding of the role that the visual arts play in society.

Content outline

1. Materials and techniques using alkyd oil and/or water-soluble oil paints and mediums
2. Studio emphasis on exploration
3. Self-expression
4. Non-traditional supports

Required materials

Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course, please see the syllabus for a detailed list.

Grading methods

Grading is based on participation in labs, discussions and critiques of completed assignments and the development of critiques and ideas demonstrated in portfolio reviews.

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