Middlebury

ART 1130

Introduction to Oil Painting

Introduction to Oil Painting
In this course we will learn histories and techniques of oil painting and will develop skills and aesthetic sensibilities related to artistic expression in oil mediums. Students will be taught the properties as well common materials and processes used in creating oil paintings. Through assignments that reinforce the use of color and composition, we will explore a range of subject matter and themes for creating both representational and abstract paintings. In this course we will also focus on developing your critical eye as an artist, and becoming aware of trends and concerns in contemporary painting. We will explore these ideas through lectures, discussions, readings, critiques and a written assignments.
Subject:
Studio Art
Department:
Program in Studio Art
Division:
Arts
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART WTR

Sections

Winter 2021

ART1130A-W21 Lecture

Winter 2020

ART1130A-W20 Lecture (Kemp)