Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Painting

Painting Student 

Make your creative visions a reality with the guidance of our excellent painting faculty. Your classes will cover:

  • the fundamentals of painting
  • how to work with specific media
  • techniques for working with different subject matter

In your first two semesters, you will be introduced to:

  • materials, methods, and techniques in oils
  • canvas stretching
  • paint mixing
  • glazing and varnishing
  • proportions
  • light and shadow

In your final two years, you will:

  • develop your own style and direction
  • further your understanding of composition and color theory


More information

For more information about degree requirements, visit the academic catalog.

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