ART 123 : Introduction to Oil Painting

Art 123 is an introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Classical painting techniques will be emphasized. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Recommended Preparation:

Course Outcomes

  • Execute paintings using traditional painting techniques.
  • Complete the technical process from preparation of the ground (canvas) to the completion of a painting.
  • Execute underpainting, grisaille and limited palette painting techniques.
  • Apply the visual elements of line, shape, light and shadow, color, texture and space as well as the design principles of balance, rhythm, focal points, implied movement and unity to a painting.
  • Discuss oil painting concepts and techniques.
  • Critique work based on oil painting concepts and techniques.

Course Details

Discipline:

Credits:

3

Studio Hours:

6

Designation:

DA