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MIXED MEDIA PAINTING
FALL 2015

Mondays 630pm-930pm Sept. 21 - Dec. 7, 2015

(no class Sept. 28, Sunday Field trip 10am-2pm Oct. 18)

San Francisco Campus, 160 Spear Street, Studio 703 $455

 

9/21      Overview - texture and space brush marks & tone - exercise in abstraction.

9/28      NO CLASS

10/5      Washes (painting) and ink (drawing)

10/12    Pastel and acrylic

10/18    SUNDAY FIELD TRIP 10am-2pm

10/19    Collage with paint: textures with sand, glass, etc

10/26    Color theory "Light"

11/2      Found Objects

11/9      Text and Image

11/16    Color theory "Space"  

11/23    Composition

11/30    Finishing Touches

12/7      Final Crit


Materials

 

Acrylic (Liquitex or Golden or Utrecht brands recommended)

a "warm yellow"        Cadmium Yellow Medium 

a "cool yellow"          Cadmium Yellow Light or Pale or Lemon

a "warm red"             Cadmium Red Medium or Light 

a "cool red"                Quinacradone Crimson or Alizarin Crimson     

a "warm blue"           Ultramarine Blue 

a "cool blue"             Cobalt Blue or Cerulean Blue or Turquoise Blue

a "warm green"         Sap Green or Chromium Oxide Green or Perm Green Light 

a "cool green"           Pthalocyanine Green or Viridian             

a "warm brown"        Burnt Sienna or burnt umber

a "cool brown"          Raw Sienna or raw umber                        

a "black"                    Any kind       

a white                       Titanium white 

 

Acrylic Gesso            Gesso is white liquid acrylic paint with chalk added for absorbency. Buy a small bottle.

Acrylic Polymer Medium   should be liquid when you shake it. Buy a small bottle.

Pastels get chalk pastels Nupastel brand recommended, 12 or 24 color set

Brushes: "Flat", "Filbert" or "Bright"  (1 large and 1 small) + one "Script" brush  

Paper  watercolor or printmaking paper – 140 pound 11x14 pad and/or 22"x30" sheet whole or cut in halves

 

Other Stuff

o sketchbook (any size)

o palette - disposable wax paper palettes or paper plates

o palette knife

o Spray bottle and Saran Wrap (IMPORTANT !!!)

o Two large plastic water containers

o paper towels or rags

o scissors

o X-acto knife

o pencil, eraser

o masking tape


SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE
INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED PAINTING
FALL 2015

12 Sessions

7:30–10:30 pm Wednesdays

September 9–December 9 (no session Sept. 24 and Nov. 25)

 

This course is designed for motivated and independent artists. Students in this course are encouraged to develop an original body of work, to engage conceptual issues in their painting, to express mood with power, and to experiment with materials – to make art with as much “ambition” as possible – however you define it.

Investigate a story or narrative through gesture & space
Evoke idea or mood through color and light
Make materials & process part of content
Reference the culture
Make it personal
 

WEEK BY WEEK

Series Course Project: “process and presentation”
Value & Concept: "light and drama"
SliColor & Concept:  "light and emotion"
Space & Concept: “depth”
Materials & Found Objects: “texture”
Composition & Movement
Gesture & Movement
Portraits & Identity
Text & Image
Final crit            

SLIDESHOW OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE CLICK HERE

SLIDESHOW OF STUDENT WORK FROM THIS CLASS CLICK HERE 

RECOMMENDED READING
Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting by Barry Schwabsky

MATERIALS
Acrylic or Oil
a "warm yellow" Cadmium Yellow Medium 
a "cool yellow" Cadmium Yellow Light or Pale or Lemon
a "warm red" Cadmium Red Medium or Light 
a "cool red" Quinacradone Crimson or Alizarin Crimson     
a "warm blue" Ultramarine Blue
a "cool blue" Cobalt Blue or Cerulean Blue or Turquoise Blue
a "warm green" Sap Green or Chromium Oxide Green or Perm Green Light 
a "cool green" Pthalocyanine Green or Viridian             
a "warm brown" Burnt Sienna or burnt umber
a "cool brown" Raw Sienna or raw umber                        
a "black" Any kind       
a white  Titanium white         
Acrylic: Polymer Medium
Oil: Gamsol brand solvent and Liquin brand oil painting medium.
 
Brushes: "Flat", "Filbert" or "Bright"  (1 large and 1 small) + one "Script" brush  
Canvas or Watercolor Paper  140 pound 11x14 pad and/or 22"x30" sheet whole or cut in halves


Other Stuff
o sketchbook (any size)o palette - disposable wax paper palettes or paper plateso palette knife o Spray bottle and Saran Wrap  o Two large plastic water containerso paper towels or rags o scissors o X-acto knife o pencil, eraser o masking tape















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