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Effective: Summer 2014

Corequisites: Corequisite: ART 19A, 19B or 19C.
Advisory: Advisory: Pass/No Pass.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU/UC
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • A successful student will be able to able to examine artist painting styles and historical movements. Student shall be able to competently employ and manipulate oil paints, oil paint mediums, and paint brushes. Students shall demonstrate observational capacities and hand eye coordination by painting from life. Students shall be able to employ paint tools such as brushes to achieve a variety of technical results: blending, flat paint application,edge definition, textures.
  • A successful student shall compile all works created during the term in order to assess technical growth. Student shall consolidate a portfolio style binder with documented works, personal statement, written reflection of each painting.
  • A successful student shall be able to identify successful as well as problematic areas in their work and in the work of their peers to pose and find successful solutions.
Description -
Supervised studio practice in painting projects.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. use paints and associated materials such as canvas, sizes and grounds.
  2. experience different forms of painting from photographic realism to non- objective.
  3. appreciate the complexity of the problems of design and color that are present in all painting.
  4. expand his/her knowledge of painting materials and techniques.
  5. generate his/her own projects and learn to use critical powers to evaluate progress.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Easels, stools.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
The painting laboratory is correlated with the courses in painting. It provides students with an opportunity to practice in a supervised environment the skills and concepts introduced in the painting courses.
Methods of Evaluation -
Evaluation of the student's progress will be based on the development of skills and satisfactory completion of lab projects.
Representative Text(s) -
Individual use of library materials, particularly sources for studies of artists and reproductions of their paintings.

Disciplines -
Method of Instruction - No content
Lab Content - No content
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - No content