Drawing and Painting

Veronica Obermeyer View profile information for Veronica Obermeyer View website for Veronica Obermeyer Drawing Class
Drawing/Computer-Mediated Art
(949) 582-4759
vobermeyer@saddleback.edu

Vito Scarola View profile information for Vito Scarola View website for Vito Scarola
Art Instructor
(949) 582-4774
vscarola@saddleback.edu
Artist Work

 

 

PAINTING

ART 50 PAINTING - I
Recommended Preparation: ART 40, 80
Emphasizing painting as a creative process while developing the elementary skills of painting as a means of self expression. Includes oil and acrylic media with fundamentals of composition, color theory and craftsmanship as applied to painting.


ART 51 PAINTING - II
Prerequisite: ART 50
Emphasizing painting as a creative process while developing more advanced skills in oil, acrylic and mixed/ collaged media.


ART 52 PAINTING - III
Prerequisite: ART 51
Explores representational and non-representational subject matter in a variety of media including acrylic and oil.


ART 53 PAINTING FROM THE LIVE MODEL I
Recommended Preparation: ART 50, 80, and 85
Introductory course that emphasizes painting the draped and undraped life model from direct observation. Students will learn to convincingly depict and accurately represent both the male and female fi gure in action and in repose while studying subtleties of position and attitudes. Fundamental structural drawing concepts essential to good painting, such as the study of human anatomy, proportional sighting, measuring methods, and perspective. Value relationships and color will be emphasized in order to represent the fi gure in convincing painting with form, volume, and space.


ART 54 PAINTING FROM THE LIVE MODEL II
Prerequisite: ART 53
A continuation of ART 53 which emphasizes painting the draped and undraped male and female fi gure from direct observation. The primary focus is to develop a more sensitive and creative approach to painting from life. The student will continue to develop the basic skills in representing and interpreting the live model. A variety of media will be explored.


ART 57 WATERCOLOR I
Recommended Preparation: ART 40, 80
Involves the basic use of transparent media. Technique includes wet into wet, dry brush, glazing, and direct approaches. Contemporary trends will be employed through the study of traditional means. Emphasis will be placed upon creative application and composition.


ART 58 WATERCOLOR II
Prerequisite: ART 57
Further implements watercolor techniques and explores more advanced problems in color, light, and composition. In addition, this course will offer experience in the mixing of other media with transparent watercolor.


ART 59 WATERCOLOR III
Prerequisite: ART 58
Emphasizes advanced techniques of transparent media, including use of collage.

 

DRAWING

ART 80 DRAWING I
Emphasizes the development of perceptual and technical skills in drawing. Includes line, shape, proportion, value, and composition in the representation of still life and other subject matter using dry media.


ART 81 DRAWING II
Prerequisite: ART 80
Emphasizes the process of drawing as a form of creative expression. An exploratory approach to technical and conceptual problems in drawing is encouraged through the use of dry and fluid media.


ART 82 DRAWING III
Prerequisite: ART 81
Further develops the concepts and processes introduced in ART 80 and 81, emphasizing the development of the individual student's artistic ability.


ART 85 DRAWING FROM THE LIVE MODEL I
Recommended Preparation: ART 80
Emphasizes drawing from the human figure. Designed to develop an understanding of the human anatomy and proportion as well as the ability to draw the figure in various attitudes and movements using dry and fluid media.


ART 86 DRAWING FROM THE LIVE MODEL II
Prerequisite: ART 85
Depicts anatomy by drawing the human form. Includes proportion, perspective, and the expressive extension into other style and media directions.


ART 87 DRAWING FROM THE LIVE MODEL III
Prerequisite: ART 86
Emphasizes a thorough understanding of anatomy for the artist. Uses the human figure as the basis of both representational and more abstract and expressionistic drawing.


ART 145 GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION
Develop illustrations for advertising and graphics and editorial use. Design and apply illustrations with consideration for reproduction requirements. Illustrations will be done in line art, black and white, limited, and full color in select mediums. Also listed as GD 145. Credit given in either area, not both.