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COURSE SYLLABI FALL 2017
 
COLOR THAT SINGS, PATTERN THAT MOVES

6 Sessions >> Tuesdays 6pm-8pm Sept. 26 - Nov. 7
(no class Oct. 31)
Asheville Art Museum, 175 Biltmore Ave.

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED PAINTING
 
8 Sessions >> Thursdays 7pm-930pm Ocd 5-Nov. 30
(no class Nov. 23)
JCC of Asheville 236 Charlotte St. 


 

SYLLABUS FOR BOTH COURSES

 

Weekly slide lectures kick-start inspiration and provide unusual conceptual options. Individual critiques provide the verbal tools to make visual adjustment and perfect each picture. Lectures are posted online for review in case a session must be missed.

 

Week 1 “Light” – warm/cool combinations to create “light’

In class: color mixing and mixing using patterns. HW: complete assignment.

 

Week 2 “Layers” – painting in contrasting layers to enhance depth and energy

In class: monochromatic and layered approaches HW: complete assignment.

 

Week 3 “Energy"; pattern and repetition

In class: scale and negative shape to control the chaos and enhance the power of shape. HW: complete assignment.

 

Week 4 “Idea” - Course project

3rd assignment: course project: a personal project using figure, landscape, abstraction or combinations of all three. HW: complete assignment.

 

Week 5 “Context” contemporary and art historical frames of reference

In class and homework; continue course project

 

Week 6 “Critique"

In class: complete projects followed by conversation, analysis and potluck party..

 

MATERIALS

Acrylic or watercolor

a "warm yellow"             Cadmium Yellow Medium          

a "cool yellow"              Cadmium Yellow Light or Pale or Lemon

a "warm red"                 Cadmium Red Medium or Light

a "cool red"                   Quinacradone Crimson or Alizarin Crimson (*)

a "warm blue"                Ultramarine Blue

a "cool blue"                 Cobalt Blue or Cerulean Blue or Turquoise Blue

a "warm green"              Sap Green or Chromium Oxide Green or Perm Green Light

a "cool green"               Pthalocyanine Green or Viridian (*)                    

a "warm brown"             Burnt Sienna or burnt umber

a "cool brown"              Raw Sienna or raw umber          

a "mixed  black"           Created by mixing Alizarin Crimson + Pthalo Green

a white                          any kind

 

Acrylic Gesso (white liquid acrylic paint with chalk added for absorbency

Golden brand slow-drying "GLAZING MEDIUM" - makes your paint act like oil

 

Brushes:  one each 1/2” and 1/4” watercolor brushes, plus a #6 Script or Liner watercolor brush

 

Canvas or Watercolor paper

 

Other disposable wax paper palettes or paper plates • spray water and Handiwrap bottle keeps acrylics fresh • • paper towels or rags • scissors


ART STORE

Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff – bring supply list for discount. http://www.cheapjoes.com/stores/north-carolina-asheville/







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