SECOND SEMESTER PROJECTS
Painting 1: Still Life.
Use contrasting shapes and complementary color to paint a still life. 11" x 14" minimum dimensions.
Painting 2: .Self Portrait.
Using a 11" x 14" gessoed canvas as your support and ground, paint a self portrait. You may work from photographs, but some work from life MUST be included.
Painting 3: Screens and Veils.
This work should use transparency and overlapping as a major feature. The idea of something hidden and partially revealed should come into play. Minimum size: 16" x 20."
Painting 4: Outdoor Scene.
Work from life and depict an outdoor environment and/or objects. Minimum size: 16" x 20"
Painting 5: Open Project: Theme is object and objectification. Any size.
Painting 6: Open Project: Theme is an aspect of humanity. Any size.
Painting 7: Open Project: Theme is falsehood and illusion. Any size.
Painting 8: Mural Project.
The class will be participating in the painting of a large-scale mural. Students will be responsible for a section. This project will introduce students to collaborative projects, public art, and basic organizational skills needed for large-scale works.
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