32:187 A01 Painting I [deForest]

Prerequisite: Nil.

This course introduces students to basic techniques and principles involved in oil painting. Information on paint handling, colour theory, canvas preparation and traditional painting techniques such as glazing, underpainting and impasto will be examined. Practical exercises will be accompanied by lectures on the historical context and applications of various techniques.

1.5 lecture hours per week, 2.5 studio hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Kevin deForest