2019 - 2020 Catalog 
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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. 

  1. Explore uses of color pencils. 
  2. Explore uses of pen and ink. 
  3. Explore uses of acrylic. 
  4. Explore uses of watercolor. 
  5. Explore mixed media. 

Goal 2:  Apply materials to compositions. 

  1. Apply color pencils. 
  2. Apply pen and ink. 
  3. Apply acrylic. 
  4. Apply watercolor. 
  5. Apply mixed media.

Goal 3:  Appraise works of art. 

  1. Appraise own work.  
  2. Appraise works of others. 
  3. Communicate appraisals. 

Goal 4:  Prepare art work for display. 

  1. Mat works of art. 
  2. Select appropriate framing material. 
  3. Label works of art. 

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