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George Mason University

AVT 232: Painting I

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Introduction to the basic methods and principles of painting with a focus on observation, paint application, formal composition, color mixing, and the articulation of form. Students develop a visual awareness as they become familiar with the language of image making, construction, analysis, and awareness. Students prepare portfolios for collaborative and reflective critique.

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Introduction to the basic methods and principles of painting with a focus on observation, paint application, formal composition, color mixing, and the articulation of form. Students develop a visual awareness as they become familiar with the language of image making, construction, analysis, and awareness. Students prepare portfolios for collaborative and reflective critique.

When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1

Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 6

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in arts.

Credits: 4

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