Thursday, February 19, 2015

3063 - Beginning Painting - Folio 1

Folio 1 

1.1 Grisaille Study
1.2 First Indirect Painting 
1.3 Homework: Grisaille (3-5 objects)
1.4 Homework: Indirect (same 3-5 objects, different configuration)
1.5 Direct Still Life (16 x 20")

Due Tuesday, Feb 26


3033 - Drawing 3 - Folio 1

Folio 1

1.1 Skeleton Study (craft)
1.2 Beautiful Scribble (one 2-day drawing or two 1-day drawings)
1.3 Homework: Self-Portrait (Alternate Identity)
1.4 "Academic" Value Drawing
1.5 Movement Drawings (pick 2)
1.6 Five Best Gesture Drawings

Due next Thursday, Feb 26

Good Luck!


1043 - Drawing 2 - Folio 1


1.1 Large Object Still Life
1.2 Museum Interior
1.3 Homework: Independent Interior Drawing

Due next Thursday, Feb 26

Good Luck!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

3063 - Beginning Painting - Direct Painting

Here are a few examples of the direct painting technique we discussed yesterday (may also be referred to as "wet in wet" or "alla prima").


Andy Pankhurst: 




Ken Kewley: 




Kimberly Trowbridge: 

3033 - Drawing 3 - Contemporary Figurative Painters

Here are the artists we discussed yesterday in our ongoing discussion about portraiture and self-portraiture as an exploration of multiple identities: 

Philip Akkerman: http://philipakkerman.com










Thursday, January 29, 2015

3033 - Drawing 3 - Cindy Sherman

Some examples of the work of Cindy Sherman, an artist who uses the template of self-portraiture to embody a variety of identities through means such as costume, setting, lighting, make-up, historical reference, narrative, etc. Her work should be useful as you consider your "alternate identity" self-portrait assignment: