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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 227 - Painting III

3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods

Continuation of ART 217 . Includes intermediate and advanced painting techniques and processes, exploration of compositional elements, color and value modeling, creative employment of perspective, manipulation of pictorial elements, artistic development, artist statement, and health and safety in the studio.

Prerequisite(s): ART 217  
Information: Prerequisite may be waived with consent of instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Implement intermediate and complex painting techniques and processes.
  2. Demonstrate informed exploration of compositional elements in oil, acrylic, and/or mixed media, which includes traditional and/or non-traditional pictorial organization and explores more advanced painting concepts. 
  3. Demonstrate intermediate to advanced manipulation of pictorial elements using representational, abstract, and/or personal iconography. 
  4. Demonstrate further artistic development, using observational, inventive, and/or other visual resources. 
  5. Discuss contemporary issues and trends from web research and/or gallery/museum visits.
  6. Create an artist statement. 
  7. Discuss health and safety standards applied in a painting studio.

  1. Intermediate and Advanced Painting Techniques and Processes 
    1. Transfer methods, substrates, mixed media techniques. (traditional, archival and nontraditional)
    2. Indirect: underpainting/overpainting, glazing, layering techniques, blending and mediums
    3. Direct: alla prima, wet-in-wet, impasto
    4. Personal approach to value and color, lighting, and color schematics
  2. Informed Exploration of Compositional Elements
    1. Intermediate manipulation of line, shape, and texture
    2. Advanced manipulation of line, shape, and texture
  3. Intermediate to Advanced Color and Value Modeling
  4. Creative Employment of Perspective: Linear, Atmospheric and/or Ambiguous Space
  5. Intermediate to Advanced Manipulation of Pictorial Elements
    1. Painting from observation, imagination, visual resources, and/or abstraction.
    2. Further facilitation in the development of personal style and/or iconography 
  6. Artistic Development
    1. Explore advanced painting concepts, art historical references, and contemporary trends, issues and methods in painting
    2. Critical thinking and creative process
    3. Further technical and conceptual skills and increased self-discipline
    4. Observe, examine, discover, and develop to create with personal direction
    5. Participate in individual and group critiques
  7. Artist Statement
    1. Research artist statements online
    2. Develop ideas, content, and appropriate vocabulary to create a personal statement
  8. Health and Safety in the Painting Studio: Inhalation and Ingestion
    1. Pigments
    2. Mediums
    3. Toxins
    4. Solvents
  9. Exposure to Skin
    1. Proper disposal of materials
    2. Sink maintenance
    3. Easel maintenance
    4. Studio maintenance
    5. Paint storage maintenance
      1. Extending paint shelf-life
      2. Brush and tool maintenance