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SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Drawing and Painting Certificate

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CIP: 50.0702
School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts, 505-428-1731

The certificate in Drawing and Painting provides a solid basic understanding of drawing and painting techniques, as well as a contextual understanding of issues of historic and contemporary importance to this discipline. Completion of this certificate enables students to continue their studio work outside of an academic setting or complete additional coursework for an undergraduate degree in fine arts.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and employ compositional dynamics within the two-dimensional format, demonstrating a competent handling of compositional forces including color interaction, value and space.
  • Creatively describe three dimensional form and space, from observation or imagination, within a two dimensional format, using a variety of wet and dry drawing and painting media.
  • Safely  handle  a variety of drawing media, oil and acrylic paints, and create suitable supports, grounds, and fixatives.
  • Employ figurative elements within painting or drawings, demonstrating a foundational handling of the human form.
  • Demonstrate  a basic understanding of how their work fits into art history, through discussion, critique, and portfolio.
  • Demonstrate through discussion and critique, the ability to apply concepts central to painting and drawing in the analysis and evaluation of their own work and the work of fellow students.

Program Requirements: (18 Credits)

Related Requirements: (6 Credits)

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Total 24 Credits Min.

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