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: XDWG1001 Drawing and Composition or equivalent experience.
First Class Materials: 1 tube black oil paint, 1 tube (Titanium) oil paint, 1 canvas board (16" x 20" or 11" x 14"), 1 can turpenoid or Gamsol, 1 flat oil painting bristle brush small (size 2 or 4), 1 flat oil bristle brush medium (size 6 or 8), 1 flat oil brush large (size 10 or 12), paper towels, bar of soap
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