ARTS 120 - Introduction to Art
2 Credit: (1 lecture, 2 lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours:
This is an introductory course where students explore art materials and gain knowledge of how to use them through varied techniques. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of art materials and then create a body of work.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1: Examine art materials and how they are used.
- Explore uses of color pencils.
- Explore uses of pen and ink.
- Explore uses of acrylic.
- Explore uses of watercolor.
- Explore mixed media.
Goal 2: Apply materials to compositions.
- Apply color pencils.
- Apply pen and ink.
- Apply acrylic.
- Apply watercolor.
- Apply mixed media.
Goal 3: Appraise works of art.
- Appraise own work.
- Appraise works of others.
- Communicate appraisals.
Goal 4: Prepare art work for display.
- Mat works of art.
- Select appropriate framing material.
- Label works of art.
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