While introducing the fundamentals of materials and technique, this class will explore painting as a means of expression for each individual. Classroom assignments, demonstrations, slide lectures and critiques will all be used to develop the observational skills and intellectual questioning
Students will be given a series of assignments exploring a range of traditional and contemporary
subject matters for painting. Potential subjects include still-life, self-portraiture, and landscape, as
well as some less familiar sources of imagery relating to non-representational and abstract art.
The practice of painting is undertaken with a wide variety of motivations, intentions and imagery,
2. Introduce students to the vocabulary necessary to talk about paintings.
3. Begin to shape students' ability to discuss and analyze the structure and meaning of paintings.
4. Expose students to the variety of techniques and approaches used by painters historically and in
It is each student\u2019s responsibility to purchase the supplies necessary to complete the work for this class. A supply list will be provided on the first day of class. Please bring all necessary supplies to the second class and be prepared to work. Do not come to class, then expect that you can miss
Center) as a discounted package. Some supplies may be available at the campus bookstore and at local hardware stores. The instructor highly recommends that you buy all thenecessary supplies and come equipped to work effectively. She cannot provide these for you. The instructor has
Chronic tardiness will also count against your grade. I will note late arrivals and departures. Two
(2) late arrivals or departures (10 minutes or more) will count as one absence. Please be aware
that tardiness is extremely rude behavior. Be on time.
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