Intermediate/Advanced Painting

  • OAK Campus
  • EXPNT-1401-01
  • Instructor: Merl Ross
  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., February 1-March 29
  • 9 sessions. $300. Noncredit.
  • Prerequisite: Intro to Painting or equivalent experience

Intended for those students who have completed an introduction to painting course and wish to further develop their visual explorations using acrylic or oil paint. A variety of themes are explored, some through direct observation, others drawing upon imagination. Emphasis is given to developing a personal vision. Individual feedback and group critiques assist students to examine the properties of color and its application, along with other technical concerns.

Bring to first class: several brushes, a few jars, rags, a preprimed canvas (at least 16" x 20"), palette paper , palette knife, acrylic or oil paints (titanium white, mars black, cadmium yellow light hue or lemon yellow, hansa yellow medium, cadmium red medium hue or napthol red, quinacridone violet, ultramarine blue, phthalo blue). If working in oils, bring odorless mineral spirits, Galkyd, or linseed oil.