•             Seurat  Georges Seurat 
     
     
                          
    PAINTING I
     
    Semester Credit: 0.5

    Prerequisites: None

     

    Students will be taught the basics of how to work successfully with different types of opaque and transparent paints.  Skills and techniques in the disciplines of acrylic, tempera, gouache and watercolor paint will be explored for the creation of exciting effects of depth, mood, optical illusion and realism.  Students will understand and incorporate color theory principles to a wide range of subject matter.  Art history may accompany lessons to assist students in understanding the cultural and historical significance art plays in society.  Students will be required to finish all class assignments as well as complete weekly watercolor assignments in a watercolor type sketchbook.  Students will be required to supply a sketchbook and pencil. Lab fees apply.

     

    Course Syllabus link  

     

     

     

     
    ASSIGNMENT LINKS:  (Please follow assignments only listed in google classroom, the sketches below may be assigned at a later date.)

     

     

     

     

    2ND QUARTER ASSIGNMENTS:

    • Worksheet #1
    • Worksheet #2
    • Worksheet #3
    • Worksheet #4
    • Click here to discover your favorite color schemes, as explored in your class translucent gouache paintings.  See if you can find the one you used.  Write a list of observations to describe two similarities and  two differences between the colors you used and the ones shown in the color interactive scheme wheel on this linked site.  (Click & drag on the wheel for results.)
    • Using the same color interactive scheme wheel link in the above assignment, find your "dream" color scheme for your future dorm room, apartment or home living space.  List the type of color scheme chosen, describe the colors and reasons for choosing this scheme.  Consider the mood and visual effects of this color scheme in your description.
    • 30 minute watercolor landscape painting tutorial for your painting experimental enjoyment! (Make a painting or write your artistic responses about the techniques and resulting effects.) 

     

     
      Translucent gouache painting examples: 
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