Dec 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 1140 - Painting I

Credits: 3

This introductory-level course provides basic skills and conceptual ideas within painting. Students learn to create using a variety of painting tools, techniques, and materials. Processes include building stretcher frames, stretching and preparing the canvas, and paint application with various brushes and tools. Self-expression is cultivated through exploration and research. Students will participate in critiques and demonstrate their knowledge of canvas and panel construction, painting techniques, light and color, and a basic knowledge of contemporary art trends. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be technically prepared to undertake projects in higher-level painting courses.

Prerequisites: FD 1120 - Topics in Color   and FD 2130 - 3D Design: Space + Materiality  

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Execute through individual studio projects,  a variety of painting techniques and the appropriate materials associated with each technique. 
  • Identify and execute through individual studio projects a variety of mixing mediums associated with specific painting techniques
  • Execute canvas and panel construction
  • Recognize the relationship between light and color and execute through individual studio projects the elements of art and principles of design in painting
  • Apply via class discussion and critiques basic knowledge of current art trends and contemporary practices in painting

ART 1140 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Course Materials:

  • 8” x 10” or larger sketchbook, Bristol board or canvas pad.
  • Pencil, HB
  • Color pencils, set of 12
  • xacto knife with blade replacments
  • Oil or Acrylic Paint
    • Acra Crimson or magenta, Phthalocyanine Blue, Titanium White (large tube) yellow Hansa or Cad yellow light Ivory Black
    • Cad Red Medium,
    • Burnt sienna
  • Brushes:
    • Round #1 and #2 , round #7 flat #6 recommended brand Da Vinci Russian Red Sable Brush
  • Gesso
  • cheap large flat wide brushes
  • Palette (approx. 14” x 18 “) can use plexiglass
  • Quarter inch tape
  • Clip on lamp
  • Stencils - letters, numbers, images
  • collage items, magazine, copies of photographs
  • rubber stamps, can purchase or make you own with rubber and a linoleum cutter
  • ink for stamping
  • sandpaper
  • rubber cement or resist medium

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