6 proposals 6 paintings.   One every three weeks.

Supply List on Dick Blick
https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/0HUD2AG7TFYSE/publicview/


There is a Facebook group where I would like for us to share ideas and work.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/fineartandhistory/


MATERIALS
What is oil paint, mediums, and what are grounds?
How can oil paint be used?
Wipe out method
Wipe out with wet into wet painting.
Scrub method

DRAWING, VALUE STRUCTURE, IN OILS FOR STILL LIFE
Monochrome step by step follow along from photos.
Wipe out method still life with drawing techniques.  
Setting up a drawing of a still life.
Composition
Homework: cell phone and or download still life images for use next class
Homework: Find a video that you like about still life painting, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

Value structure wipe out method basic shapes step by step follow along.
sphere, cube, cone, cylinder.
Wipe out method monochrome still life(s)

Value/Shading



COLOR AND STILL LIFE
Basic color mixing and the scrub method for painting basic shapes step by step follow along.

Demo step by step follow along from still life photo.
Setting up a shadow box and using it with your cell phone to create a composition and a view finder.
How to use photoshop to break down an image.  Color adjustments, value adjustments, monochrome/desaturation, smart blur and smart sharpen.
Scrub method still life on top of older still life or from scratch or if you like a fresh still life. (You have the option of working from photos or the box or both.)
Ideas for subject matter.
Two pieces of fruit one cut in half.
Two to three basic shape objects, bottles, balls, cans, cups, boxes.  Keep them simple!
Homework: Find a video that you like about still life painting, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

Color theory and more complex mixing.  
One day still life again.  Small painting more complex painting.
Homework: Find a video that you like about color theory and or color theory and painting, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

LANDSCAPE
Step by step follow along from a photo or possibly a copy of a George Inness. Painting with rags. Painting and composing simple earth tone landscape painting from photographs using wet into wet (ala prima) method.

One day plein air earthtone painting outside.
Homework: Find a video that you like about still life painting, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

Discussion of color and landscape painting.  Color combos and non-local color.
One day painting copy of a master or one from a photograph.
One day painting plein air, or copy of a master or one from a photograph.

PAINTING HEADS
Follow along monochromatic (earth tone) painting of a skull from frontal view.  Wipe out method.
Follow along monochromatic (black and white) painting of a skull from side view.  Scrub method.
Quick drawing/painting demo of a head from 3/4 view.
Homework: Find a video that you like about drawing or painting skulls, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

One day skull paintings from direct observation. (full color)

Follow along monochromatic (earth tone) painting of a head from frontal view.  Wipe out method.
Follow along monochromatic painting of a head from side view.  Scrub method.
Homework: Find a video that you like about drawing or painting skulls, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

One day painting of a head from life (earth tone).
Non follow along demo? Color theory and flesh tone. 
Follow along one day painting of a face from a photo or a copy of a master (full color).
Two day painting of a face from a photo or a copy of a master.
Homework: Find a video that you like about drawing or painting heads or faces, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

PAINTING FIGURES
Painting the clothed figure from a photo. (Envelope method set up and cell phone view finder set up.)
One or two day painting of the clothed figure from a photo.
Homework: Find a video that you like about painting clothed figures, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

Monochromatic studies of the skeleton from photos.
Follow along skeleton front view.  
Follow along skeleton front view.  
Homework: Find a video that you like about drawing or painting skeletons, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.

Follow along painting the nude from a photo. 
One or two day painting of the nude figure from a photo.
Homework: Find a video that you like about painting figures, watch it on Youtube, and share it in our Facebook group.



Proposal for Projects
Please type up the answer to these questions and send them to me
Kenney.Mencher@gmail.com
by midnight on the following dates.
  1. What are you trying to learn about value/shading, composition, color, materials in this project?
  2. What is the main concept and what ideas are you trying to explore in this painting?
  3. Who are you speaking to or communicating with in this painting, what's your target audience and how are you hoping they will react?  

Project #1 
Proposal due midnight February 6th
Painting due end of class February 15

Project #2
Proposal due midnight February 27th
Painting due end of class March 8th

Project #3
Proposal due midnight March 6th 
Project due March 29th end of class

Project #4
Proposal due midnight March 27th
Painting due end of class April 19th

Project #5
Proposal due midnight April 17th
Painting due end of class May 10th

Project #6
Proposal due midnight May 8th
Painting due end of class May 24th




Value/Shading
Discussion of  various supports for oil paintings.
Glazing vs wet into wet
Basic shapes in  monochrome. 
Lamp black and white painting wipe out method and wet into wet.
 (We can use these paintings again in a week or two to glaze color over them so make sure you keep them!)
Perspective
Caillebotte, Masaccio, Escher
One Point Perspective Rendering of Basic Shapes
From a Photo
Abstract Landscape Based on Basic Shapes in Perspective
Still Life Monochromatic either burnt umber or black and white.
(We can use these paintings again in a week or two to glaze color over them so make sure you keep them!)
Color
Talk on Light and Color in art.

Please read this page:
Color Basics
Go through all the links on the above page please.  

Painting Patterns and or Abstract Color Field Paintings
Still Life Monochromatic either burnt umber or black and white
Glazing Basic Shapes
Glazing Monochromatic Still Life
Color Still Life

Photorealism/Grid and Transfer Make a photorealist painting or a mastercopy using grid and transfer.
Make a Chuck Close
Lecture on the Skull
Demo Portrait
Demo Hands
Demo Figure
Drawing: Human figure from photos
Rembrandt
Paint a Head
Paint a Figure
Make a mastercopy (Any artist you dig.)

 
 



Intermediate-Advanced Painting, Art 49C

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an intermediate-advanced understanding of composition, construction of
form, and painting applications.
2. Relate selection and treatment of materials to expression.
3. Examine and anticipate the interaction of color and color effects, select and analyze
color for 
specific symbolic or emotional content, incorporate complex color schemes
into own work.
4. Integrate any combination of symbolism, abstraction, painting techniques to enhance
personal expression and content in work.
5. Experiment with pursuing a personal artistic direction.
6. Analyze, compare, and differentiate techniques and artists in the history of painting.

COURSE CONTENT
• Lecture Content
1. Color effects and interaction, color expression: emotional, psychological, cultural,
subjective approaches to color.
2. Materials/Tools/Techniques: such as alternative surfaces, collage, tempera.
3. Expanded compositional strategies: explore pictoral logic, image layering and
superimposition, and arrangement of forms as related to expression.
4. Development of a theme, personal style, identifying interests: history of painting,
current events, symbolism, dreams, etc.
• Lab Content
1. Complete painting exercises focusing on studies from life such as parts of the human
figure. Develop skills reinforcing covered concepts.
2. Concentrated study of personal style, artisitic direction, and identified interests.
3. Complete paintings focusing on thematic development. Develop skills reinforcing
covered concepts.
4. Analyze and critique work on expanded conceptual and formal levels, integrating an
awareness of the history of painting.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
• Outcome: “Construct a painting using advanced compositional strategies such as
pictorial logic, image layering and superimposition, and arrangement of forms as related
to expression.”
• Assessment: Painting.

Supplemental Course Information, Advanced Painting, Art 49D

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Create a small series of paintings relating to specific topics.
2. Create a cohesive, connected body of work.
3. Defend and critique reasoning for form and content of own work, verbally and in
writing.
4. Create a personal artistic direction.
5. Differentiate meaning of contemporary terminology and issues in art such as personal
identity, narrative, and sign systems, and integrate them into own artwork.
6. Identify and analyze various artists and the art of various cultures in pre-modern,
modern, contemporary eras.


COURSE CONTENT
• Lecture Content
1. Developing a Body of Work: theme identification, refinement of personal style and
vision, relating technique and medium to expression, creating and re-interpreting personal
experience/ value/ viewpoints, writing, sketching, research tools.
2. Expanded Conceptual Strategies: narrative painting, personal identity, social
commentary, sign systems, contemporary imaging, history of painting.
• Lab Content
1. Compose a clearly defined proposal and produce a major body of work with these
objectives. Refine development of personal style.
2. Compose a minor series of work focusing on conceptual strategies.
3. Analyze and critique work verbally on expanded conceptual and formal levels,
integrating modernist and postmodernist terminology, Critique with an awareness of
professional standards.
4. Present written and oral appraisals and conclusions, which analyze the body of work
produced.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
• Outcome: “Construct a painting in which personal artistic direction is identified both
formally and conceptually.”
• Assessment: Painting.