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Painting: 22-2220SR Beginning Painting
Santa Reparata International School of Art
Florence, Italy

Subject Area(s) Level(s) Instruction in Credits Contact Hours Prerequisites
Painting 200 English 3 90 Drawing I and Color Strategies or equivalents

In this introductory oil painting course, students will learn the basic techniques of pictorial representation: color mixing, color composition, the depiction of light and form through painterly means, alla prima painting, under-painting and glazing.  Through studio assignments, students will explore a variety of approaches to oil painting and gain competence using these techniques and materials. Studio assignments will be augmented by discussions, critiques, illustrated lectures, museum visits and the analysis of historic and contemporary paintings.

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