This course is an introduction to arranging, sketching and painting successful still-life paintings. Students will learn to indicate the illusion of three-dimensional objects through color and value, emphasizing compositional elements such as cropping, overlapping, and placement of the objects within the picture plane. Students will understand color mixing and will apply their skills to three finished still-life paintings.
Setting Yourself Up for Success: Materials and Composition
Mastering Basic Color Theory with a Full-Color Palette
The Importance of Perspective and an Introduction to Rendering Glass Objects
Create successful still life compositions
Understand the illusion of form through light and shadow
Create full-color paintings indicating dimension and depth
Will display the following attitudes/professional behaviors: