About ARTS 2210 OL1

Exploration of the formal and conceptual practices of painting. Introduction of historical genres and issues in painting such as still life, figuration, and abstraction. Prerequisites: ARTS 1010, ARTS 1011, ARTS 1014, ARTS 1100, or ARTS 1400.


Asynchronous online course

Section Description

This is an introductory-to-intermediate course in the discipline of painting. Students will increase their visual acuity and literacy through work that focuses on close looking, the compositional arrangement of imagery, and considerations of image in painting and in this image-saturated time. Contemporary and historical painting will be shown and discussed in relation to works made in class.

Section Expectation

After completing the course, students should increase their ability to draw and paint representationally by careful looking, have learned the technical and formal fundamentals of painting composition, ansd should gain understanding of the power of imagery in painting.


Projects 75% Writing and Discussion 20% Documentation 5%

Important Dates

Note: These dates may not be accurate for select courses during the Summer Session.

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