Jan 26, 2021  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 121 - Painting

3 Credit Hours

Students will work with paint, exploring fundamental color theories using the formal elements of art to develop individual approaches to painting. Individual creativity and intent will be emphasized as well as learning the basics of painting in opaque media.

Prerequisite(s): ART 111  

Semesters Offered: Spring


Students have already been introduced to the basic elements of art in HUM 111 Introduction to Drawing. They will further use these elements of line, form, color, and value to make a successful work of art. Group and individual critique will afford students opportunities for insight, evaluation and feedback concerning their art practice.


  1. Recognize value changes on objects

  2. Interpret the color wheel

  3. Distinguish various temperatures projected by color

  4. Examine the difference between watercolor and acrylic

  5. Work with a combination of media

  6. Critique his/her own work and that of others

  7. Critically examine works of art at museums and art galleries

  8. Describe in writing opinions and feelings when making art

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