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May 21, 2016 by emauro
FA 6412 : Painting a Figure
Sat, 21 May 2016 08:38:59 GMT
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 18:07:19 GMT
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Fine Arts (FA)
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Long Course Title
Painting a Figure
Short Course Title
Painting a Figure
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Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.
These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.
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Perceptual painting of the figure with a focus on developing skills of visual analysis; materials, construction processes, and formal language of painting; history of figure painting and its critical issues; narrative and symbolic language and political critiques of representation. Materials fee.
1. Paint the human figure from life and imagination. 2. Use direct and indirect painting techniques. 3. Use the conventions of pictorial representation to create an illusion of space and volume. 4. Understand the interaction of color and value on spatial perception. Students will be able to use color and value to create illusionistic pictorial space. 5. Students will be able to discuss form and content in their own work and the work of other using painting vocabulary. 6. Appreciate and discuss historical and contemporary figure-based artworks.
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