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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Special Topics in Painting
Special Topics in Painting
Fall 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
graduate students



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Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.

These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.

Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit provided topic differs. Consult the Schedule of Classes for more details. Materials fee.
+ To develop understanding of and facility with contemporary painting techniques and modes of representation through the creation of independent and assigned projects.

+ To improve technical skills through the practice of making and iteration of project ideas.

+ To create greater conceptual depth across a body of work by exploring, analyzing, and evaluating relationships between personal goals, structures of representation, and material and formal decisions.

+ To strengthen analytical faculties essential to productive critique by evaluating the work of classmates through a variety of history and critical frameworks in oral and written critiques.

+ To develop and apply a personal painterly point of view contextualized by an art historical and critical framework developed through practice, research, and critique.
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