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CLASS SYLLABI Summer 2014

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10am-2pm July 12, July 19, July 26

10am-4pm August 9, August 16, August 23

All media welcome: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media

Explore any subject matter: figure, still life, landscape, abstraction or combinations of all 

No prerequisite

7/12 10am-2pm  "Light"   Color theory to enhance the illusion of "light"

7/19 10am-2pm  "Layers" Monochromatic mood and layered surprise

7/26 10am-2pm  "Space"  Aerial perspective, the 'Big Sky' and the abstract

8/2   10am-4pm  "Style"   Explore expressive choices made by the masters

8/9   10am-4pm  "Series"  Course project: "Working in Series" (slides: Detail is the Life of Painting)

8/16 10am-4pm  "Series"  Course project: "Working in Series" (slides: Voices in Color)

8/23 10am-4pm  "Crit"      Finish series, followed by a potluck party and crit: review of all work for the semester.

 

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

BOOK
Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and Practice

by Al Gury $16.50 (Order from Amazon)

 

San Francisco Art Institute Intermediate and Advanced Painting 
July 16 - August 6

Seven sessions total - meets twice each week

Wednesdays 630pm - 10pm
and
Sundays 11am-4pm
 
 
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.

ISSUES EXPLORED IN THE CLASS

Abstraction Improvisation or mathematical procedure ... blends of "real" & "abstract?"

Materials As subject matter (texture, found objects, assemblage, etc)

Art History (Europe) Art which refers to European art history in theme and composition

Art 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 Culture

Public Spaces Institutional art, installation, time-based, community collaboration

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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