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ART 2555C - Portrait Painting


2 hours Lecture, 2 hours Lab, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): ART 2500C or Permission of Instructor
AA Elective: Yes
This course focuses on the traditional method of portrait painting in oil, building form through the value of color. Composition, anatomy and proportions, color mixing, lighting, and a variety of mark making techniques are covered. Accuracy in drawing and the development of the character of the model are emphasized. The class uses long-term poses of several weeks.



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