Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 6F. Students research and examine historical and contemporary painting approaches and directions informing their social, historical, philosophical, artistic, etc. choices regarding subject matter. Self-generated subject matter and research, intermediate-level use of composition, color theory and technique are emphasized.
- Demonstrate proficiency in a variety of painting media: acrylic, oil, spray-paint and mixed media.
- Apply academic research to the creative process and creating works of art.
- Analyze and work proficiently with a variety of subject matter.
- Identify style characteristics in historical and contemporary paintings.
- Apply intermediate color theory practices in paint.
- Use painting vocabulary effectively when critiquing art work.
- Experience and critique (both orally and in writing) other artists' work in a studio, gallery, technological, print or exhibit setting.
- Use studio materials in a safe and responsible manner.
- Participate in a respectful, honest and scholarly manner during critiques.
- Generate a body of work relevant to social, historical, philosophical, artistic, etc. issues.
- Create original oil paintings.
- Create original acrylic paintings.
2. Critical Thinking
Degrees that use this course
Associate of Fine Arts (AFA)