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A beginning drawing course for those seeking an immersive experience in drawing instruction. In this studio course, which builds on skills learned in Drawing Basics, seeing form through the use of light and shadow, texture, line, and color is emphasized. We discuss drawing materials, form, line, and shading. By creating still lifes and live models, students learn the drawing techniques of perspective, foreshortening,...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4189 - PCFA 0501 A
  • Pervin, Gilda
Jan 27 - Apr 27
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2020
This class is for students who have a basic understanding of oil painting as well as the beginning oil painter. Students who wish to build a portfolio to apply for higher education will benefit from this class, as will those who want to improve their painting skills. Both painting from the figure and still life painting are explored. References to art history and contemporary artists are included to support student l...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4190 - PCFA 0114 A
  • Liu, Dik
Jan 21 - Apr 14
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2020
Students practice painting, from direct observation, abstract motifs for sketches and fully developed pieces created in oil and watercolor. They explore ways to depart from established creative techniques to express their individual vision. Even “mistakes” and other surprises that are part of everyday studio activity are considered in the context of their contributions to creative practice. Students discover their ow...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4191 - PCFA 0115 A
  • Brodsky, Beverly
Jan 25 - Apr 18
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2020
Drawing is the most accessible form of visual expression. Pick up a piece of charcoal, and it can happen spontaneously. With a range of marks— light, heavy, thin, thick, and variable—drawing enables experimentation. It can also articulate thoughts and communicate viewpoints. David Hockney wrote in a foreword to Jeffery Camp’s book Draw: How to Master the Art, “If you can draw, even a little bit, you can express all k...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4192 - PCFA 0503 A
  • Burney, Grace
Jan 21 - Apr 14
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2020
Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and the use of color to solve spatial problems. Look at color harmony and the way colors interact, as well as color qualities and combinations. Online students must have access to a scanner. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4193 - PCFA 0110 A
  • Brodsky, Beverly
Jan 22 - Apr 14
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2020
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