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CPT 105-W19 | Painting From Observation

CPT 105-W19 | Painting From Observation

Wed , 1-4PM, 1/16-4/3, 12 weeks, Room: 402

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description

In this course, discover how painting from observation and abstract ideas of pictorial organization open up opportunities for the making of a strong composition. During these 12 weeks we will explore the still- life, the portrait, the figure and the landscape . Open to Oils, Acrylics & or Pastels. (Beginning drawing and intro to painting required) Š—“"The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution." Š-Paul Cezanne.

TUITION: $335 + FEES: $20

Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo was born in Paris, France and trained in NYC at the Art Students League in the 1970s with Robert Beverly Hale, Marshall Glassier, Joseph Hirsch and Norman Lewis. For more than 35 years her work has been exhibited in both Europe and the US. Adeline also conducts painting workshops in Provence, and Paris, France. www.adelinette.com


For oils:

  • Titanium white
  • Cad yellow light
  • indian yellow
  • raw umber (for making black)
  • quinacridone sienna
  • Cad red
  • magenta
  • ultramarine blue
  • phthalo blue
  • oil medium or walnut oil
  • canola oil for cleaning brushes
  • 2 small containers for oils
  • a palette
  • a palette knife
  • canvas or canvas board (your choice of size)
  • Assorted brushes

For acrylics:

  • titanium white
  • cad yellow med
  • cad orange
  • cad red med
  • quinacridone magenta
  • phthalo green (blue shade)
  • phthalo blue (green shade)
  • ultramarine violet
  • mars black
  • acrylic medium
  • a small spray can
  • a palette
  • a palette knife
  • canvas or canvas board (your choice of size)
  • Assorted brushes

For pastels:

  • Your set of pastels
  • good colored pastel paper or board (i.e. art spectrum, Uart, or canson pastel sanded mi-teintes)
  • A razor blade
  • blending tortillions
  • a soft brush
  • masking tape
  • alcohol and brush
  • a drawing board

For everyone:

  • Sketchbook
  • pencils
  • charcoal
  • kneaded eraser
  • paper towels

*These lists are a suggestion - you do not need these exact materials. Please bring what you're used to working with.

Please feel free to email Adeline with any questions at agoldminc-tronzo@meca.edu


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