Art-Painting (ART_PNT)

ART_PNT 2500: Beginning Painting

Introduces primary techniques of painting. Emphasis on conceptualization of visual perception (understanding how we see) and the creative processes (understanding how we create). Sections either in oil or acrylic; contact instructor. Expendable material fee required.

Credit Hours: 3


ART_PNT 2510: Beginning Watercolor Painting

Theory, practice of painting in water color from still life, landscape, figure. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3


ART_PNT 3500: Intermediate Painting

This is course provides a bridge between beginning and advanced painting. Student work will build on the structured assignments in the beginning course (ART_PNT 2500) to the more self-directed work expected in advanced art courses. Students will develop skills and critical thinking around how to make paintings that are visually dynamic yet also conceptually interesting and innovative. This course begins the process of creating a cohesive project in painting and a body of work as a professional artist. May be repeated to 9 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 2500


ART_PNT 3510: Intermediate Watercolor Painting

Continuation of ART_PNT 2510. Theory and practice of painting in watercolor. May be repeated to 9 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 2510


ART_PNT 4500: Advanced Painting: Portfolio

This course will provide an intensive experience in the development of a portfolio of artwork in painting. Students will explore the connections between their work and contemporary art. May be repeated to 15 hours maximum. Cross-listed with other advanced art classes so students may be working in a range of media. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 3500


ART_PNT 4510: Advanced Watercolor Painting

(cross-leveled with ART_PNT 7510). Advanced problems in watercolor. May repeat to 15 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 3510


ART_PNT 4585: Problems in Painting

Problems in Painting. Enrollment limited to students who have taken ART_PNT 4500.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: departmental consent


ART_PNT 7500: Graduate Painting

Advanced study. Emphasis on individual creative expression. May repeat to 18 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: graduate Art major


ART_PNT 7585: Problems in Painting


Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 7500 and departmental consent


ART_PNT 8500: Advanced Graduate Painting

Continuation of ART_PNT 7500. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 7500 or equivalent


ART_PNT 8570: Graduate Painting - Theory and Context

Contextualizing artwork in culture, history, and theory. Repeatable to 18 hours for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Graduate Art standing


ART_PNT 8585: Problems in Painting II

Advanced independent studio practice including critical evaluation of student's creative work. Individual study in painting is to be proposed by the student and approved by the instructor. The student will meet on a regular basis with the instructor to review student progress. May be repeated for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: For students with strong preparation in Art; departmental consent; ART_PNT 7585