MFA in Painting

The Master of Fine Arts in Painting program encourages students to generate paintings, drawings, and prints as a way to develop and practice new techniques and explore ideas and images. Considering works by contemporary and past painters challenges students to adhere to the highest standards as they develop a personal artistic sensibility within a [...]

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Color Theory and Design

This hands-on class will provide students with a visual, theoretical and practical education in color. Scientific information on color, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the student’s capacity to make informed color choices in their artwork. Duration Topic Topic 1 Introduction to values scale Topic 2 Relation between color wheels & Design Project Topic [...]

Still Life in Charcoal and Pastel

This is a focused introduction to still life drawing. Students learn to indicate simple form with a single light source and then learn to paint form lights, various forms, and cast shadows. Emphasis is on composition, cropping, overlapping and placement in the picture plane. Duration Topic Topic 1 Chiaroscuro, Value and Mark making with charcoal Topic [...]

Portrait Drawing

Portrait drawing course develops the artist’s ability to represent the human figure in pictorial space. Drawings are based on observation from life and the study of old master drawings. Emphasis is placed on proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and cast shadows to achieve convincing three dimensional form. Duration Topic Topic 1 [...]

Printmaking Basics

Printmaking normally covers  the process of creating prints that have an element of originality, rather than just being a photographic reproduction of a painting. In this course various techniques of creating print is taught. Duration Topic Topic 1 Introduction to Print making and texture Topic 2 Mark Making Topic 3 Texture Topic 4 Texture with [...]

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Still Life in Watercolors

This is a focused introduction to still life in pastel. Students learn to indicate simple form with a single light source and then learn to paint form lights, various forms, and cast shadows. Emphasis is on composition, cropping, overlapping and placement in the picture plane. Duration Topic Topic 1 Introduction to supplies Topic 2 [...]

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Portrait Painting in Acrylics

Portrait painting in acrylic color course develops the artist’s ability to represent the human figure in pictorial space. Drawings are based on observation from life and the study of old master drawings. Emphasis is placed on proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and cast shadows to achieve convincing three dimensional form. Duration [...]

Figure Drawing in Charcoal

Figure drawing course offers an introductory study of the bones and muscles of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the dynamics of anatomical form and how it relates to figurative art. Duration Topic Topic 1 Understanding Anatomy: Male Torso Topic 2 Female Torso Topic 3 Line Drawing Anatomy Topic 4 Line Drawing Action Topic 5 [...]

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Critical Thinking and Writing

It is very important to understand where you stand in the art market and what it need to progress as an artist. This course is recommend for artist who are currently producing co-hesive series of art works and are ready to apply to galleries. Topic Lesson Topic 1 Self evaluation and setting goals [...]

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Still Life Painting in Oil

Still Life Painting is a focused introduction to oil color. Students learn to indicate simple form with a single light source and then learn to paint form lights, various forms, and cast shadows. Students also gain an understanding of warm and cool colors. Emphasis is on composition, cropping, overlapping and placement in the picture plane. [...]

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