SRJC Course Outlines

8/15/2022 2:46:08 AMART 14C Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 14CTitle:  ADVANCED PAINTING  
Full Title:  Advanced 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
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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A continuation of the concerns developed in Art 14B involving more initiative, individual expression and experimentation with media, methods & materials.

Course Completion of ART 14B

Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ART 7A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A continuation of the concerns developed in Art 14B involving more initiative, individual expression and experimentation with media, methods & materials.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 14B
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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Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Organize relationships of color, shape, line, edge and texture to
  achieve unity in a painting.
2. Combine mixed media in paintings.
3. Differentiate between various painting techniques (alla prima,
  glazing, palette knife, scumble) and use them where appropriate.
4. Interpret the ideas of old masters and contemporary
  artists, and employ those ideas as a point of departure in paintings.
5. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of their own and others
  paintings in a critique.
6. Propose content for his/her own work in order to make it more personal
  or relevant.
7. Create both abstract and representational paintings.  

Topics and Scope
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I. Composition
  A. Relating parts to the whole
  B. Fields
     1. Gestural abstraction
     2. Color fields
  C. Cubist or collage-based structure, layered space
II. Abstraction
   A. Extreme simplification of the elements of painting (shape,
      value, color, line)
   B. Distortion
   C. Editing and Revision
III. Content
    A. Narrative
    B. Symbolic
    C. Appropriated
    D. Art historical
IV.  Mixed Media
    A. Painting and collage
    B. Combining painting and drawing media
    C. Glazes and wax mediums  

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Assignments may include any or all of the following:
1. Use sketches to create and improvise a composition.
2. Viewing slide lectures and videos.
3. Readings on reserve in the library.
4. Short written personal responses to reading assignments.
5. Planning and executing a pre-determined number of paintings in a
6. Experimenting with collage elements in a mixed media painting.
7. Creating an abstract painting based on elements from nature, on
  another work of art, or a painting process such as mark-making or
8. Critiquing the aesthetic and conceptual success of one's own and other
  students' works.

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
60 - 70%
Class performances, Homework assignments.
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%
Participation. Attendance for all three hours of each studio class. Participation in individual and group critiques.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Art &  Discontent:  Theory at the Millennium.  McEvilley,Thomas.  McPherson Company Publishers:  1998 (Classic)
The Complete Oil Painter: The Essential Reference for Beginners to Professionals.  Gorst, Brian.  Quarto, Inc., London:  2003
The Encyclopedia of Oil Painting Techniques.  Galton, Jeremy.  Sterling Publishing Company, New York: 2002
Off The Wall, Rauschenberg and the Art World of Our Time. Tomkins, Calvin.  Penguin Books, New York, NY:  1981 (Classic)
The Shape of Content.   Shahn, Ben.  Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA:  1985
Theories of Modern Art. Chipp, Herschel B.  U.C. Berkeley Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California and London, England: 1968 (Classic)

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