Introduction to Painting: Materials & Techniques
An introduction to the basic skills and processes of rendering an image in paint. Students work with simple subject matter, including still life, reproduction, and live models.
Emphasis is on craft with special attention given to the role of contrast in seeing, color as value, color mixing, paint as material, and the process of building the surface. Students use oil or acrylics.
Course may be repeated.
Prerequisite: Drawing and Composition or equivalent experience.
First Class Materials: 200 ml tube titanium white oil paint, 37 ml tube black oil paint, 1 canvas board (16 x 20"), 1 can turpenoid or gamsol, 1 flat 1/4" paint brush, 1 flat 1" inch paint brush, 1 round #2 paint brush, 3 12-16 oz screw top jars, rags, 9 x 12" disposable paper palette
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