Painting: Oil and Acrylic

ART 1029 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Structured for students who have already attended a foundation-level course or who have a similar background in painting. Takes students into further studies in oil and introduces the technique and methods of acrylic painting. Focuses on the nude as well as object painting using a number of different approaches to life painting. Covers some of the most essential techniques of oil and acrylic painting to offer students an opportunity to obtain a sound foundation for more ambitious work. Emphasizes color mixing, handling of brush strokes, glazing, and scumbling, as well as traditional canvas preparation. Offers students an opportunity to obtain an understanding of the most essential elements in life painting.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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