Academic Term and Year
Hamline Plan Letter
Area of Study
Goals: To learn how to manipulate and control the aesthetic elements of line, color, texture, shape, tension, etc. on a two-dimensional surface. To understand that painting is a process and discipline linked to art historical discourse. Content: Oil paints will be the central medium of this class. The course is structured and importance is placed on the formal elements of design: color, surface, composition, and space. The emphasis is on learning to see objectively, be it from still-life set ups, landscape, or no objective studies. The artistic and art historical concerns and choices are stressed. Critiques are an important part of the class. Taught: Annually, fall semester. Prerequisite: ART 1130 or ART 1140 or permission of instructor. Credits: 4
Wykes, Andrew, "ART1540-01.Beginning Painting.F16.Wykes,Andrew" (2016). Historic Syllabi -- full text access limited to internal Hamline administrative staff only. 11239.