DCCCD ARTS 2311 - Syllabus (13 pages)

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Dallas County Community College
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Arts 2311 - Advanced Drawing
Advanced Drawing Documents
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Eastfield College Arts Language and Literature Division Spring 2012 Advanced Painting ARTS 2311 4002 Credit hours 3 Room F 219 Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 00p m 4 50p m Instructor Suzanne K Clark Contact Information The best way to reach me is via email suzanneclark dcccd edu Office Hours held in classroom or adjunct office after class Tues Thurs or by appointment Contact me via email or leave a message at the Adjunct office Adjunct Office C 201 phone is 972 391 1046 Course Description ARTS 2311 Advanced Painting This is a Texas Common Course Number Prerequisite Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors Arts 1311 Arts 1312 Arts 1316 and Arts 1317 This course will focus on two or three dimensional projects in a special topics area Emphasis is on individual expression This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326 Textbooks and other Course Materials Textbooks and Other Course Materials There is no required text however the following are recommended Advanced students should be reading periodicals such as Art in America Art News and Art Forum Painting as a Language Material Technique Form Content by Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel Harcourt College Publishers 2000 ISBN 0 15 505600 x Vitamin P New Perspectives in Painting Introduction by Barry Schwabsky Phaidon Press New York 2004 ISBN 978 0 7148 4446 6 The Painters Handbook Mark David Gottsegen Watson Guptill Publications New York 1993 ISBN 08230 3003 2 The Artist s Handbook of Materials and Techniques Ralph Mayer Fifth edition Viking Publisher New York 1991 ISBN 0 670 83701 6 On Drawing fourth edition Roger Winter Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group Inc Lanham Maryland 2008 ISBN 13 978 0 7425 5916MATERIALS LIST FOR PAINTING I II and ADVANCED PAINTING IMPORTANT NOTE It is not possible to complete the projects necessary to pass this course without the materials on the below required materials list You must have all of the supplies you need to paint with you for each class meeting It is your responsibility to purchase all supplies THE INSTRUCTOR DOES NOT PROVIDE SUPPLIES NOR DO YOUR CLASSMATES If you have difficulty obtaining your supplies please contact your instructor Advanced students may need other supplies than what is listed Students may need additional supplies Advanced students may use this list as a guide Buy what you need to produce your body of work Paint Suggested Brands Winsor Newton Grumbacher Gamblin Daniel Smith Rembrandt Lukas Classico Be sure you are buying the proper type of paint If buying oil paint do not mix with water soluble paints such as Artisan or Max If you are buying Acrylic paint please buy Golden Acrylic Interactive or Liquitex brand Required Colors Do not substitute colors Be sure to avoid colors labeled hue Cadmium Lemon Cadmium Yellow Light Cadmium Red Light Alizarin Crimson or Madder Lake Deep Rembrandt In Acrylic also Quinacrodone Crimson Acra Crimson Ultramarine Blue or Ultramarine Blue Deep French Ultramarine Blue or Permanent Blue Thalo Blue or Pthalo Blue or Pthalocyanine Blue Permanent Green Light Dioxanine Purple or Permanent Red Violet Rembrandt In Acrylic also Quinacrodone Violet or Prism Violet Ivory or Mars Black Large tube of White 150ml Permalba is good Burnt Sienna for Acrylic painters must have these colors Optional Colors Thalo Green Viridian Green Gold Yellow Ochre Raw Umber Red Oxide Indanthrene Blue Cerulean Blue Cobalt Blue any reds yellows or blues that look interesting to you Mediums and Thinners Use only Turpenoid Turpenoid Natural or Gamsol We will discuss in class Buy a gallon with a friend in class It is much less expensive to buy gallons than pints or quarts For mediums use Refined Linseed Oil Stand Oil Walnut Oil Poppyseed Oil Res n Gel Liquin or Gamblin mediums There are many mediums on the market which we will discuss in class For acrylic painters get a slow dry medium if using the traditional acrylics Golden Open and Interactive s are slower drying and mediums are available to slow drying even further I would suggest that you try some of the new texture gels available in acrylic and get some mat medium Brushes Try a variety of shapes and sizes No tiny brushes Avoid buying very inexpensive brushes They don t hold their shape and fall apart quickly Recommended brands Escoda in catalogs Robert Simmons Signet Princeton try to get a finer quality pure bristle Don t waste your money on Bristle Brights 3 Filbert Round or Flat Bristle or Bristle Blend Brushes small medium large between sizes 4 10 or from to 1 or larger if you want to paint large paintings 1 small round bristle brush for drawing 1 cheap 11 2 or 2 flat bristle brush for applying gesso or primers You may need more than one if you use different types of primers Buy at hardware store should cost less than 1 00 Surfaces to Paint on Stretched canvas can be expensive if you buy a good quality brand Utretch is great Check the catalogs for sales But if you are on a budget there are many inexpensive alternatives You can paint on just about anything as long as it is gessoed We have gesso in the studio for your use Surfaces like heavy paper cardboard mat board metal flashing wood panel wood 1 x 12 masonite or similar products are fine Canvas board canvas glued to cardboard is available very inexpensively as well as Canvasette pads You will need approximately 30 surfaces for the semester For small studies color work gesture studies direct painting studies and techniques experiments you may use gessoed or primed paper cardboard mat board etc If you would like to try a rigid surface like masonite or plywood you can find these at any good art supply store or go to Home Depot or a lumber yard and buy a 4 X 8 sheet of material They will cut it for you There may be a cutting charge Any surface you paint on with oil paint must be primed with gesso or other primer It is helpful to prime surfaces for acrylic as well We will discuss these options in class You may buy canvas in many ways i e stretched primed canvas boards primed unstretched on a roll or unprimed on a roll primed canvas mounted to wood cradles These are the canvas or surface sizes the Painting I and II students are using for our class If you would like to participate in any of our projects please check the syllabus and suggested surface sizes 5 24 x 30 12 11 x 14 8 20 x 24 5 16 x 20 Any other sizes you would like to try Try square formats as well You can order a box or package of same size


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