This class introduces students to color theory and a variety of painting media including watercolor, tempera and acrylic paint. The study of this class will prepare students to create artworks with fully-developed compositions and experiment with a variety of art-making and idea-generating methods. Topics covered include color theory, painting techniques, composition and developing creativity through exercises.

Painting is a spring semester course, usually preceded by Drawing in the fall. It is recommended that students complete Drawing before taking Painting.