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  • A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

     

    Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
    July 25, 3-5pm
    RSVP Required

  • Trials and Troubles

    Jul 25| Special Event
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    Rachel Kushner, Benjamin Weissman, Tom Brosseau; Marcel Dzama, Welcome to the Land of the Bat, 2008 (detail)

    Saturday July 25, 7pm, Free
    Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories with Tom Brosseau, Rachel Kushner, and Benjamin Weissman

  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


Acrylic Painting Techniques


An introductory course focusing on acrylic painting techniques. In this course students explore use of brushstroke, grounds, mediums, palette knife, and varnishes for various effects including glazing, layering, dry brush, and impasto. Also covers color mixing and theory, optical blending, composition, value, and texture. Students experiment with techniques such as splatter, mixed media, and resist.

Prerequisite: Drawing & Composition

First class materials: Bring all painting materials that you already own for class discussion, including palettes, paper towels, a large water container, one 16" x 20" canvas

Course Details
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Painting
Instructor: Staff
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): June 02, 2015  -  August 04, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 12
Meeting Room:
Location: Mid Wilshire Studio
6124 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25312 $395  
Certificate 25313 $430  
Credit 25314 $1250  
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