Summer 2003
Fully Enrolled

ARTS 622
Painting Intensive: An exploration of form, space, and light

Barnes,Mary B.

06/23/2003 - 07/10/2003
Monday-Thursday 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Art Studio South 101

Nothing is more invigorating than painting everyday - the smell of the paint, the full immersion into the idea, the working of the plastic medium. This three week intensive course will focus on the development of technique, further one's understanding of color, and generate confidence in making a painting. Using oils, the class will focus on space, form and light derived from still life and landscape settings. Each week a project will be presented, interpreted and the, painted on canvas. Frequent discussions of materials, demonstrations and critiques will aide students in promoting their knowledge of paint and their understanding of painting. Reading and drawing outside of studio time will be required. The course will also include one field trip to a painting exhibit (to be announced) and slide presentations of 19th and 20th century European and American artists such as Matisse, Cezanne, Hartley, Marin, Kandinsky, Diebenkorn, and Rothenberg.

Previous drawing experience is strongly recommended as it is an essential aspect of painting and greatly expedites the ability to solve visual problems. Be prepared to paint the first session. Additional course information and a supply list are available on the GLSP website at www.wesleyan.edu/glsp.


ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

Consent of Instructor Required: No

Format: Studio

Level: GLSP Credits: 3 Enrollment Limit: 18

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