Tuesday 2 pm - 5 pm, Oct. 25 - Nov. 29 | 6-weeks
Throughout art history, artists have sought to understand and depict intimates spaces. Interior spaces present a host of challenges connected with light and perspective that are often avoided by less experienced painters. This is unfortunate because an interior space can be a literal window into personal tastes, societal norms and in some paintings, the human psyche. In this six-week course, students will examine and paint interior spaces both private and public. Working both from life and photo-based sources, students will develop their painting skills as they navigate the peculiarities light, colour and the depiction of space through paint. In addition, the importance of composition and paint application will be covered. Note: It is recommended that students have taken an Introduction to Painting course, plus one of the following: Fundamental Oils or Fundamental Acrylics, or have some painting experience. MEDIA: Acrylic or Oils.
Instructor: Celia Neubauer
Time: Tuesday 2 pm to 5 pm | Oct. 25 - Nov. 29, 6-weeks
Tuition fee per term: $275 | Material fee per term: $15
Paint materials are optional. Both acrylic painters and oil painters are welcome. The following colours are recommended for their versatility in providing the broadest and most effective range of colour mixing, without waste or duplication:
Cadmium yellow med.
Permanent rose or Magenta
A large tube of Titanium white
For oil painters;
Solvents – Please have a large bottle of odourless solvent – Attention; no citrus based solvents please.
Mediums – If you have taken Basic Painting or Fundamental Oils, you probably have developed a preference for one medium vs. another. You may bring any medium you choose as long as it is relatively odourless, no strong aromatic mediums please.
For acrylic painters;
You should have acrylic retarder and an acrylic medium to extend your paint colours. Your medium can be in gel form or fluid form, matt or glossy. You most likely have a personal preference.
Please have masking tape and paper towels for clean-up
If you have taken painting before, you probably have a basic collection of brushes.
Oil & acrylic brushes – Flat
#12 #6 #2
Oil & acrylic brushes – Round
#10 #8 #2
Students should bring the following for the first day of class;
a large canvas no smaller than 16 x 20 inches in scale
a large palette pad no smaller than 12 x 16 inches.
Paint colours and brushes and their appropriate mediums
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