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ART 117A Painting Fundamentals

Faculty: Tomlinson
Content: Fundamentals of using oil paints in a representational and abstract manner. Emphasis on gaining technical proficiency with color and paint handling, finding self-direction, and identifying precedents in the history of painting. Topics explored include representation, abstraction, postmodernism, collage. Students will develop and use critical language that addresses the inherent issues in painting.
Prerequisites: None.
Usually offered: Annually, fall, spring, and summer.
Semester credits: 4.