Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Art
Office location and address
179 Culbreth RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
Students are introduced to specialized materials, methods and cultural issues as they relate to painting.
Introduction to basic water painting techniques and materials (including acrylic, gouache, and water color), emphasizing perception and color. Assignments are designed to assist the student in understanding the creative process and interpreting the environment through a variety of subject matter expressed in painted images. Encourages individual stylistic development.
Introduction to Oil-based painting.
Investigation and development of a consistent idea or theme in painting, sculpture, or the graphic arts. May be taken more than once under the same course number by students who are sufficiently advanced in studio work. This course is not intended to be used for major credit. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.