Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Jul 16, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAH 205 - The Art & Science of Painting

Course Units: 1
(Same as CHM 090 ) (Winter; Matthew) A historical and chemical grounding in the topic of painting and its impact on society, with a focus on the 14th to the 17th centuries. Topics include inorganic and organic pigments and binders used in late medieval workshops, fresco painting, the tempera tradition, and oil painting in the Renaissance (properties of oil, mixing pigments, glazing, drying). Students will work with primary sources and secondary literature, and engage in laboratory experimentation. CC: SET, HUM



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