2nd, 3rd, and 4th semester students: Students who have completed the first semester of painting may select any painting medium.
Suggested supplies by medium:
- MEDIUM: 8 oz each of damar varnish, pure gum turpentine, cold-pressed linseed oil
- COLORS, BRUSHES, PALETTE, RECEPTACLES, CLEAN UP, SKETCHBOOK: same as oil paints.
- MEDIUM: 8 oz. Acrylic Gel Medium
BOTH: these supplies are for both media.
- GESSO: 1/2 gallon white acrylic gesso
- CANVAS: 2 yds. 48" wide
- MASONITE BOARD: 2- 18" x 24"
- GESSO BRUSH: 2" house painter brush
- WOOD: 2- 6' sections of 1"x 2" firring, 2- 6' sections 1" quarter round.
- SUPPLIES: wood glue, 1" brads
- STAPLE GUN: and staples
OTHER MEDIA: Will be discussed individually.
THIRD SEMESTER PROJECTS
Third Semester Students:
This to be a transitional semester in the painter's development, and this will be a semi-directed term with some assigned elements. The intention is to create a cohesive visual vocabulary and foster self-motivated working habits. Experimentation and an emphasis on developing a visual "style" will dominate course work.
Third semester students will be required to submit a proposal of intended work and a schedule of personal deadlines, meet with the instructor twice a week, and make slides of all finished works. There are four thematic elements which must be incorporated into the proposed intended work. They are:
After a student has met these thematic elements, the semester is open to self-directed expressions of painted imagery. Any media, scale, etc. Third semester students will be required to be working during class time on Thursdays. This semester there will be an emphasis on symbol and symbolic associations. These may manifest themselves in the choice of materials, subject, scale, etc.
- the landscape
- animal forms
- architectural space
- serial progression