Liberal Arts > Art

General Information

  • Name: Introduction to Painting
  • Division: Liberal Arts
  • Discipline: Art
  • Units (Credits): 3.00

I. Catalog Course Description

Introduces the basics of various traditional and contemporary painting media.


II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course the student will gain knowledge of composition, color, value, paint handling, and observational skills. In addition, creativity, imagination, and individual expression will initiate the unfolding of a personal aesthetic.

III: Course Linkage

The mission of the AA Degree Program in Fine Arts is to provide knowledge and skills for creative expression, personal enrichment, and the foundation for a career in the Fine Arts.

Upon completion of this course, it is expected that students will have:

  • Developed their creative capacities.
  • Participated in at least one cultural or artistic activity, such as a visit to a gallery or museum or attendance at a community art lecture or event.
  • Developed an appreciation for the arts.

Scheduled ART-131 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no ART-131 classes scheduled for this term.