Introduction to Still Life Painting


Summer 2014 quarter

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This is an introductory course exploring the principles of representational painting and compositional aesthetics. Students will create personalized scenes using food and found objects as a basis for still-life painting studies.  The course content will encourage experimentation with a range of acrylic painting techniques and will include a brief overview of some oil painting techniques.  Assignments will lead toward individually informed compositions that culminate into several finished paintings.  Lectures include introductions to new projects with examples of contemporary painting and art historical references. Demonstrations cover introduction to the medium of paint, composition, perspective, color theory, and technique.

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5-9p Tue/Thu

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 18

Summer

Course Reference Number

Second Session (4 credits): 40080

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