SRJC Course Outlines

1/22/2020 9:50:39 AMART 14B Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 14BTitle:  INTERMEDIATE PAINTING  
Full Title:  Intermediate Painting
Last Reviewed:12/10/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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A continuation of the basic pictorial problems and challenges begun in Art 14A, introducing more complex subject matter, concepts, and processes.

Art 14A or equivalent

Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ART 7A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
A continuation of the basic pictorial problems and challenges begun in Art 14A, introducing more complex subject matter, concepts, and processes.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Art 14A or equivalent
Recommended:Course Completion of ART 7A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students will be able to:
1.  Paint at a level that examines complex problems of shape, value, color, line, proportion, and abstraction.
2.  Employ a wide variety of media, tools, and painting techniques.
3. Utilize the ideas of old and modern masters, as well as major contemporary artists, as a point of departure in their own painting.
4. Translate the skills they have developed onto a larger format or canvas.
5.  Critique the work of others while also accepting the suggestions of their peers.

Topics and Scope
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I. Composition
    A. Organizing the compositional space
    B. Revising composition to improve relationships between the parts and the whole
    C. Cropping
II. Technique
    A. Painting with a palette knife
    B. Glazing
    C. Scumbling
    D. Painting over a toned ground
    E. Scaling smaller studies onto a larger canvas
III. Content
    A. Still life
    B. Landscape
    C. Figurative painting
    D. Trompe l'oeil painting
    E. Master copies
    F. Personal narrative
IV. Critique
    A. Self-assessment
    B. Assessment of other students' paintings
    C. Incorporating feedback

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Assignments may include any or all of the following:
1. Use sketches to create and improvise a composition.
2. Self portrait painting using palette knife and rags.
3. Still life painting in layers using painting medium to create glazes.
4. Abstract color composition using underpainting and scumbling.
5. Scaling plein aire landscapes to create a large studio painting.
6. Sketchbook and thumbnail drawing to develop compositions for painting.
7. Cropping a master painting and copying it with accurate drawing, color and appropriate paint handling.
8. Trompe l'oeil painting from a collage (see Peto and Harnett).
9. Personal story (narrative) painting from memory.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 15%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Class performances, Paintings, Sketchbooks
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 40%
A body of work involving paintings and sketches will be the major basis for course grade. Other factors are: attendance, effort, growth and participation in group critique.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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An Artists' Notebook: Techniques and Materials  Chaet, Bernard.  Holt,
Rinehart and Winston:  1979. (Classic)
Art and Fear.   Bayles, David and Orland, Ted.  Image Continuum Press:  Apr. 1 2001 (Classic)
The Complete Oil Painter: The Essential Reference For Beginners to Professionals.  Gorst, Brian.  Quarto, Inc.:  2003
Hawthorne on Painting.  Hawthorne, Charles W. Mrs.  Dover Publications, Inc: 1960 (Classic)

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