Art and Design

ART 239

Painting 2

Course Description

This course is a continuation of Painting 1, providing for further investigation of the painting media and processes utilized in abstract, conceptual and representational compositions. Students will work toward developing a focused approach both thematically and technically.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts (painting in particular) can function within society.
  • Demonstrate the relationship and importance of painting to other art forms.
  • Create a painting using a triadic color theme.
  • Create a painting using a complementary color theme.
  • Create a painting using an analogous color theme.
  • Apply color theory to evoke an emotional response.
  • Create a diptych or a triptych.
  • Create a series of stylistically and/or thematically consistent paintings.
  • Research different methods of painting from established Art history sources.
  • Develop proficiency in the main technical requirements of painting.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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