Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 115 - Painting I

This course introduces the methods, techniques, and process of painting through a variety of media, but primarily acrylic painting. The elements and principles of art, color theory, form, light, and composition are explored. Executing conceptual and aesthetic solutions through the creative process, ideation, and experimentation is emphasized. Students are introduced to various styles, techniques, and artists through examples of professional work, demonstrations, and class activities. Students learn the process of developing a painting from sketches and studies to building compositions for final rendering. ART 115 fulfills The Arts SUNY General Education Knowledge and Skills Area. Prerequisites: None. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Spring semester.