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ART0370

Oil Paint & Ceramic Portraits

Portraiture In Oil Painting and Sculpture
In this class we will make images and objects of the human figure. Our approach will be two-fold: We will make glazed-ceramic portrait sculptures, which will be used as the basis for large-scale oil paintings. In doing so, we will learn how artists throughout history made oil paintings by creating and using visual source material. Our paintings will, as the need arises, integrate three-dimensional additions made from fired-ceramic, enameled copper, and/or fused glass. In these ways we will explore concepts of decoration, jewelry, and clothing. We will use digital photography throughout to record, analyze, and invent. In addition to weekly image-based lectures on the history of portraiture and design, the class will be include close, individual instruction within a collaborative workshop atmosphere. (ART 0157, ART 0158, ART 0159 or by approval) 6 hrs. lect./lab
Subject:
Studio Art
Department:
Program in Studio Art
Division:
Arts
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART

Sections

Spring 2014

ART0370A-S14 Lecture (Butler)

Spring 2013

ART0370A-S13 Lecture (Butler)

Spring 2012

ART0370A-S12 Lecture (Butler)

Spring 2011

ART0370A-S11 Lecture (Butler)