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ART 224: Painting from Life (3 credits)

Course Description

Art 224 is a survey of the figurative tradition of painting, using the model as the primary subject matter. This course is an intensive studio experience of painting from the model. Six may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for ART 123 and 214, or consent of instructor.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Create paintings that exhibit a working knowledge of the figurative tradition of painting from the Renaissance to the present.
  • Paint the human figure accurately and expressively.
  • Sensitively apply the visual elements of line, shape, light and shadow, color, texture and space, and the design principles of balance, rhythm, focal points, implied movement and unity to figure painting projects.
  • Execute the painting process from canvas preparation to the completion of a painting.
  • Create limited palettes, and explore color harmony and balance within a painting.
  • Use art terminology to evaluate paintings.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Resources


Classes Offered

  • Fall 2013 - MW, 1:00pm to 3:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 204, Norm Graffam - CRN: 64402
  • Spring 2009 - MW, 1:30pm to 4:25pm, Hale Pālanakila 204, Norm Graffam - CRN: 60035
  • Spring 2008 - MW, 1:30pm to 4:10pm, Hale Pālanakila 204, Norm Graffam - CRN: 62039
  • Spring 2007 - MW, 1:30pm to 4:25pm, Hale Pālanakila 204, Norm Graffam - CRN: 64018
  • Spring 2006 - MW, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 204, Norm Graffam - CRN: 61022
  • Spring 2005 - MW, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 204, Norm Graffam - CRN: 62028
  • Spring 2004 - MW, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 202, Norm Graffam - CRN: 63136

 

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