Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918 Page: 48 of 66
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46 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
.Department of Fine Arts
MRS. SEWELL MISS WALKER MISS TILLETT
MRS. BASS MR. BALDWIN MISS BASS
Abilene Christian College is justly very much pleased with this
department. The class has been large, and has done good work in the
past. Strong words of commendation are due Mrs. Sewell for her excellent
work in art and for the excellent results of her teaching, and
we hope for a large class during the session of 1918-'19.
The education of every person should, when possible, embrace the
study of art, for it trains the eye, elevates the soul, and creates an
uplifting influence all through life by developing a love of the beautiful
The work in this department includes:
1. Outline drawing in pencil.
2. Still life studies in pencil.
3. Study from cast in charcoal.
4. Flower study from nature in water color and oil.
5. Still life and flower painting in water color and oil.
6. Landscape painting in oil and water color.
7. Sketching from nature in water color.
Special attention is given to China Painting in Water Color.
HISTORY OF ART
Including: History of Artists' Lives, Architecture and Sculpture,
Painting, American Art, and Mythology. 1 hour a week, 36 weeks, 1-3
unit. Open only to college students.
Students who finish this course in a satisfactory manner will be
given a certificate of graduation; provided, they shall have satisfied
the college entrance demands, and completed at least two college
courses in English.
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