2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ART 201 Painting, Beginning (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
A studio course exploring the fundamental concepts and techniques of painting with acrylic media. Assignments will be approached primarily through investigation of content, composition, color theory, paint mixing and application.

Student Outcomes
1. Examine and explore acrylic painting techniques. (Individual exercises and techniques).
2. Recognize and apply fundamental design concepts to the organization of compositional space.
3. Develop small scale exercises exploring color, value, and texture studies.
4. Research and incorporate historical and contemporary art styles and approaches into personal
5. Analyze, interpret, and evaluate one’s own work and the work of others.
6. Employ safe and ecologically sound painting and disposal practices.
7. Present a portfolio of work that demonstrates technical and creative gains.

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