SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2024 6:34:28 AMART 114 Course Outline as of Spring 2013

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 114Title:  LANDSCAPE PAINTING  
Full Title:  Landscape Painting
Last Reviewed:1/30/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled2.003 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
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Catalog Description:
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Landscape painting in oil or acrylic paint.  Students will work in the studio and outdoors. Discussions of landscape as an art historical subject will be included.  Fundamentals of observational painting emphasized.  Students will supply their own materials.  


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ART 14A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Landscape painting in oil or acrylic paint.  Students will work in the studio and outdoors. Discussions of landscape as an art historical subject will be included.  Fundamentals of observational painting emphasized. Students will supply their own materials.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of ART 14A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify and evaluate compositional and aesthetic decisions.
2. Integrate a variety of painting techniques into a landscape painting.
3. Effectively utilize color to achieve a variety of spatial relationships
  in a landscape painting.
4. Apply perspective techniques to achieve depth and spatial relationships
  in a landscape painting.
5. Identify various historical and contemporary landscape traditions.
6. Constructively critique own and other's work.
6. Repeating students will also be able to:
  A. Integrate different/wider variety of approaches in landscape
     painting into original compositions.
  B. Further develop and expand personal imagery.  

Topics and Scope
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I.   Elements of Painting
    A. Value
    B. Space
    C. Texture
    D. Color
    E. Surface
    F. Positive and negative space
    G. Relating parts to the whole
    H. Scale relationships
    I. Cropping
    J. Light on forms
II.  Painting Techniques
    A. Scumbling
    B. Blending
    C. Blocking
    D. Glazing
    E. A la Prima
    F. Impasto
III.  Color
    A. Value
    B. Color Systems
IV.  Composition
    A. Organizing visual field
    B. Finding visual pathways
    C. Scale
V.   Landscape Painting Traditions
    A. Historical, multi-cultural references and contemporary landscape
    B. Plein Air Painters  

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Representative assignments:
1. Complete 5 to 7 landscape paintings.
  A. Painting clouds
  B. Painting from memory
  C. A la Prima
  D. Tonal Value
  E. In the manner of...
  F. Atmosphere
  G. Water
  H. Night
2. Final project: Present body of work (6 paintings) for in-class
3. Repeating students will:
  A. Complete paintings based on different approaches in landscape
  B. Demonstrate development and expansion of personal imagery and

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 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
70 - 80%
Painting assignments, final project.
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
20 - 30%
Attendance and participation in class critiques and presentations.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Serrano, Frank. "Plein Air Painting in Oil." Walter Foster Pub. Jan 2002.  

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