Sep 25, 2023
ARTT 2160 - Basic Painting 1
Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: ARTT 1060 and ARTT 1360
Abstract and realistic approaches for the technical handling of tools, pigments, and processes in acrylic and/or oil painting.
Billable Contact Hours: 6
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recognize the basic elements of painting.
- Define and list basic painting volcabulary including identifciation of materials and tools.
- Use a variety of painting materials and tools.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply basic principles of painting.
- Demonstrate the use of various paiting pallettes (e.g. grisaille, glazing, and tint)
- Demonstarte the use of various painting techniques (e.g. washes, flat tones, and gradations)
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to appreciate the traditional richness and versatility of teh history of painting.
- Develop skills based on awareness of the respresentation of such skills in historical works
- Reference great artistic works in their own developmental projects
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Introduction of materials and course outline
- 2-3 weeks of basic painting principals and vocabulary in notebook form (paper painting)
- 2-3 weeks in layering techniques (paper and board)
- 2-4 weeks in limited palette processes (paper and board or panel)
- 3-5 weeks in stretched canvas sustainment (one required)
- 1-2 weeks of research from painters in history
- 1 week in review for written exam
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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