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ART 135 - Beginning Painting

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment; ART 130
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is a first semester course for art and non-art majors interested in developing basic painting skills. The course explores both traditional and contemporary painting techniques while stressing an ability to perceive and define shape, contour, volume, texture, space, and light using acrylic or oil painting media. Emphasis is on learning the techniques of painting, understanding the use of color, strengthening observation and rendering skills, while providing an understanding of the historical and cultural development of painting in human expression and creativity. Students are advised to have some drawing skills before taking this class.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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