The painting program introduces the student to a variety of methods, painter's materials, and tools. Painting majors build a foundation in the uses of oil, watercolor, and acrylic paints. Every aspect of the painter's craft, from stretcher construction to final presentation, is a part of the curriculum.
ART 2313: Painting I
Prerequisites: ART 1113, 1123, 1323 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to painting. Instruction in one of the following areas: Oil medium, acrylic medium, or watercolor medium. Oil and acrylic painting including the fabrication of stretchers and surface preparations.
ART 3303: Painting II
Prerequisite: ART 2313 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to a second painting medium with emphasis on skill development and individual exploration of ideas. (See Painting 2313 for media options.)
ART 3323: Painting III
Prerequisite: ART 3303 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to a third painting medium with emphasis on continued individual exploration and skill development. (See Painting 2313 for media options.)
ART 4313: Painting IV
Prerequisite: ART 3323 or consent of instructor.
Selection of media previously investigated. Individual exploration of ideas focused; techniques and skills refined.
ART 4323: Painting V
Prerequisite: ART 4313.
Selection of media previously investigated. Consistency of imagery, idea, and refinement of technical skill expected. Production of paintings to be included in Senior Exhibition. May be repeated for credit.