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Explore the basic techniques of acrylic painting as you learn about color theory and elements of design through representational and creative artworks! Projects will include still life, nature studies, collage, and paintings inspired by the historical styles of the post-impressionist and fauvist movements.
Each student needs weekly access to a scanner and/or a digital camera in order to submit artwork.
From the Teacher
Ever wished you could paint like Van Gogh? Now is your chance! This course teaches a variety of painting techniques and is designed to build upon previous drawing skills. Projects include complementary color paintings, mixed media collage, stamping, and creating artwork in a style of your choice that reflects something about who you are as an individual. You will use art to reflect God’s creation around you in addition to finding inspiration in historic paintings!
After you’ve learned the basics of mixing paint and controlling your brushstrokes, you will be able to explore your own creative ideas and enjoy a world of new artistic possibilities!