Abstraction Improvisation or mathematical procedure ... blends of "real"
Materials As subject matter (texture,
found objects, assemblage, etc)
Art History (Europe) Art which
refers to European art history in theme and composition
History (Not Europe) Global culture, "Third World," folk art, "outsider" art, children
The Body Allegory (figure) or Individual Identity (in portraits)
Psychology Dream, Myth, Archetype, Shamanistic traditions...
Landscape Fact, Fantasy, Utopia. Abstraction; Nature Untamed, or Nature Destroyed
Politics - society Sociology, history, war and peace
Politics - identity Gender and race
Politics - technology
Science as subject or as procedure
Pop Art Low Culture and High
Public Spaces Institutional art, installation, time-based,
Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting by Barry Schwabsky
Acrylic or Oil
"warm yellow" Cadmium Yellow Medium
"cool yellow" Cadmium Yellow Light or Pale or Lemon
"warm red" Cadmium Red Medium or Light
a "cool red" Quinacradone
Crimson or Alizarin Crimson
blue" Ultramarine Blue
"cool blue" Cobalt Blue or Cerulean Blue
or Turquoise Blue
a "warm green"
Sap Green or Chromium Oxide Green or Perm Green Light
green" Pthalocyanine Green or Viridian
a "warm brown"
Burnt Sienna or burnt umber
a "cool brown"
Raw Sienna or raw umber
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
or Watercolor Paper 140 pound 11x14 pad and/or 22"x30" sheet whole or cut in halves
(any size)o palette - disposable wax paper palettes or paper plateso palette knife o Spray bottle and Saran
o Two large plastic water containerso paper towels or rags o scissors o X-acto knife o pencil, eraser o masking tape