Ontario College of Art & Design

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Figurative Painting
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of Liberal Studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Approaches to rendering the human figure are explored and developed through studies, sketches and studio paintings from life models. Oil and/or acrylic mediums, grounds and techniques are developed as well as solvent-free oil processes. Students build on basic painting practices developed in GART courses, focusing on techniques that relate to the painting of the figure such as ala prima, glazing, scumbling and other brushwork.
Course was last updated April 30, 2008 - 4:30 PM