FA16 Wednesday Intermediate Painting

“If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint ”- Edward Hopper

This class is designed to accommodate intermediate students (beginners always welcome, of course), and will provide and an opportunity to sharpen basic skills while furthering students’ conceptual knowledge and experience with materials. Students will be encouraged to experiment with new painting surfaces and paint types, as well as to  expand their palette. Relevant artists will be looked to as inspiration. Casual group critiques may be scheduled during the semester, as they are important to both personal growth and to fostering a creative community within our class!

Note: It is recommended to first take the intro classes. However the intermediate class can be tailored for a beginner student when needed! Please email Nicole for more details about this. 

  • Canvas  (larger than 14” x 14”)
  • Linseed oil or another equivalent (NO TURPENTINE OR SOLVENTS)
  • Oil container (small glass jar or something of this nature
  • Brushes (a few different shapes and sizes, this is personal preference)
  • Palette box with a palette
  • Paint: Alizarine Crimson, Cadmium Yellow, Yellow Ocher, Cadmium Red, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine, Titanium White (large tube), and Magenta.  With these colors you will be able to mix just about anything! 
  • Palette knife

This class meets every Wednesday from 5:30-8pm in the 2D studio  (W20-425) and is taught by Nicole Tariverdian.

SAA Intermediate Painting. Credit: Nicole Tariverdian.
Intermediate Painting. Credit: Nicole Tariverdian.
SAA Oil Painting. Credit: Nicole Tariverdian.
  •  September 21, 2016 - November 30, 2016
     5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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