Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTT 211 - Painting I

An introductory studio course involving solutions to the problems related to the creation of representational, abstract, and non-objective paintings. Technical skills such as the ability to size and prime a canvas and to work in varied media are developed. Demonstrations, lectures, and class critiques will be employed. PREREQUISITE(S): ARTT 100  or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 201.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving through the application of abstract theoretical concepts, development of observational skills, and the use of technical skills.
  • Discuss the basic materials and techniques of painting. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate effective compositional arrangement. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the rudiments of color design. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Distinguish between realist and abstract modes. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Respond creatively to a general theme suggested by the instructor (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Employ the basic vocabulary for making oral or written aesthetic judgments. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Distinguish broader aesthetic concerns across cultures and eras. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Utilize the measuring skills learned in Drawing I. (Observational Skill)
  • Select a successful compositional arrangement. (Observational Skill)
  • Demonstrate the ability to originate and develop a theme or subject. (Observational Skill)
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare painting surfaces. (Technical Skill)
  • Apply the rudiments of safe and permanent use of painting materials. (Technical Skill)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic palette of color. (Technical Skill)
  • Demonstrate fundamental skill development in paint handling and brush control. (Technical Skill)
  • Utilize color to convey light, volume, space, and texture. (Technical Skill)

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