2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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ART 202 Painting, Intermediate (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Prerequisite ART 201  with at least a 1.5 grade or instructor permission.

Course Description
An Intermediate course expanding on the principles of representational painting, compositional, and technique. Students will develop increased formal, technical and expressive skills. Emphasis will be given to problem solving and personal expression.

Student Outcomes
1. Demonstrate advances in technical skills and compositional planning, insight, and resolution.
2. Define and apply the specialized vocabulary and standard nomenclature used in painting.
3. Develop small scale exercises exploring different painting approaches, such as, Scumbling, Impasto,
Alla Prima, and Glazing.
4. Demonstrate a greater understanding and appreciation of how color, value, and compositional design
relate to content.
5. Consider and incorporate knowledge of historical and contemporary art theories and approaches in
relation to personal expression.
6. Perceive, analyze and interpret the elements that make paintings successful.
7. Employ safe and ecologically sound painting and disposal practices.
8. Present a portfolio of works demonstrating mastery of course objectives and originality of personal

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