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Course Name: Beginning Painting I
Course Number: ARTD 25A
Course Objectives:
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will develop an understanding of basic painting terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 25A curriculum.
  • Recognize and discuss historical painting styles.
  • Define well-organized visual composition and other formal principles in written and oral form.
  • Develop paintings using dynamic compositional elements with appropriate light logic and accurate shapes.
  • Develop paintings focusing on color theory in a painterly or Impressionistic style.
  • Develop paintings focusing on realism with precise shapes and edges through the process of blending.
  • Create well-organized visual compositions in a variety of styles and techniques.?
  • 91% meets or exceeds expectations from an assessment of 136 paintings (68 students) during fall 2021 and winter 2022.