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Holiday Art Sale

December 3 - 4
8:30 - 4:30 pm
Fine Arts Plaza

The Fine Arts Department will be holding its annual art sale to raise money for the artist lecture fund. Just in time for the holidays, artwork makes a great gift and the department appreciates your support. Ceramics, Drawings, Sculptures, Paintings, Printmaking, and Photography are available for sale.

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Painting

Courses

Painting I - ART G130 - 1.5-3 Units
(Formerly known as: ART 130AD)
A basic study in the fundamentals of composition and painting techniques using a
variety of painting media and materials (acrylics, oils). Emphasis on development of
painting skills and appreciation through painting experience, library reference, demonstration and lecture. This course may be taken 4 times. Lecture & lab. Optional pass/no pass or grade. Transferable to CSU; UC. (CAN ART 10)

Painting II - ART G131 - 3 Units
(Formerly known as: ART 131AB)
Advanced course with emphasis on creative and interpretive expression. Development
and exploration of painting skills related to 20th century painting. Painting media will
include oils and acrylics. This course may be taken 2 times. Lecture & lab. Optional
pass/no pass or grade. Transferable to CSU; UC.

Beginning Life Painting - ART G140 - 3 Units
(Formerly known as: ART 140AD)
This is a beginning course in figure paintings. Emphasis will vary from a portrait
approach to nude studies. A thorough explanation of color theory and painting methods
will be given. Mediums include oils and acrylics. This course may be taken 4 times.
Lecture & lab. Optional pass/no pass or grade. Transferable to CSU; UC.

Facilities

Large, studio size classroom with lots of natural light from a full glass wall and sky lights. There are also overhead floodlights for further directed lighting. The studio is equipped with stools, easels, taborets, model stands and two sinks for easy cleanup.

Painting Studio