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Basic Painting


This painting course is designed for beginners interested in building a range of skills from traditional principles of oil paint to experimental techniques across a variety of painting media.  Students will develop a respect and attention for the complexity of color, variety of texture, diversity of application and brush work needed for a successful composition.  The goal of this course is not to make perfect paintings, but to build an understanding of paint and process in the context of contemporary art practices.  (Formerly ART 203 - Basic Painting)

Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts distribution requirement.