Landscape Painting Now I Painting: Idea to Realization Painting: Introduction I Painting: The Contemporary Figure Painting Today I Watercolour: Contemporary Contexts
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Landscape Painting Now I (PNTG268-36)

This two-part course will cover a variety of approaches to contemporary landscape painting. The first part will cover an overview of landscape painting in the 20th century and then focus on new kinds of approaches to "realism" as well as post-pop abstraction and the New Romanticism movement. Projects will be supplemented by image presentations of artists including Maureen Gallace, George Shaw, David Hockney, Jules de Balincourt, Mamma Anderson and Anselm Keifer. Students can work in a painting medium of their choice including watercolour, gouache, acrylic or oils. Some painting experience is recommended. Recommended Textbook: Barry Schwabsky, Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism, Distributed Art Publishers, 2019.
Fridays 2pm - 5pm, Sep 24 - Dec 17 Online Delivery
Wendy Welch
Tuition: $425.00 (36 hrs)
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Painting: Idea to Realization (PNTG211-36)

This course focuses on the process of working from an idea to a finished painting. Students start with notes and sketches or other source material such as photographs or previous work, and learn some methods to transform their initial ideas into a meaningful painting. Students will develop a few paintings throughout the course with the last session being an in-depth critique of the process. Prerequisite: Painting: Introduction I & II or previous painting experience.
Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm, Sep 21 - Dec 14 Classroom Delivery
Jeroen Witvliet
Tuition: $425.00 (36 hrs)
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Painting: Introduction I (PNTG101-36)

Students develop an understanding of the basic elements of painting such as shape, space and composition as well as how to develop a full colour palette in this introductory level course. There is also a focus on the material qualities of paint including mixing and application to surfaces. Students are encouraged to develop their own language and approach to painting as they learn basic techniques. Classes include hands-on demonstrations, the use of still life, found imagery, live models and photographs. Students can work in acrylics or oils. Suitable for beginners.
Thursdays 2pm - 5pm, Sep 23 - Dec 16 Classroom Delivery
Dylan Cram
Tuition: $425.00 (36 hrs)
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Painting: The Contemporary Figure (PNTG275-36)

This dynamic and diverse course introduces students to the many ways the figure is used in contemporary painting. Approaches such as portraiture or groups of figures in particular settings or locations will be discussed and used as a source for class projects. Students will work from the live model, photographs, drawings, other artists’ works and the imagination. Ideas around identity, narrative and place are explored to give a deeper context to the subject matter. Various artists who use the figure in their work will be discussed, including Otobong Nkanga, Ida Applebroog, Alex Katz, Momma Anderson, Jenny Saville, Noah Davis, Janet Werner, Neo Rauch, Liu Xiaodong, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun to name a few. Previous painting experience recommended.
Thursdays 10am - 1pm, Sep 23 - Dec 16 Classroom Delivery
Leah McInnis
Tuition: $425.00 (36 hrs)
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Painting Today I (PNTG235-36)

This course offers a thematic approach to the hands-on study of painting. Topics in Painting Today I include The Photographic, The Figure and Painting Space. Class exercises and projects will be supplemented with visual presentations on historical and contemporary artists working within the specified themes. Some painting experience recommended.
Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm, Sep 21 - Dec 14 Online Delivery
Neil McClelland
Tuition: $425.00 (36 hrs)
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Watercolour: Contemporary Contexts (PNTG217-36)

This course for all levels explores the many ways watercolour is used in a contemporary art context. The focus is on learning the expressive and descriptive qualities of watercolour while exploring its potential as a medium to be used both in drawing and painting. Course content includes a range of thematic approaches including the narrative, mapping, science, the body, nature and working from historical sources. Some watercolour experience is helpful, but not necessary.
Thursdays 6pm - 9pm, Sep 23 - Dec 16 Classroom Delivery
Wendy Welch
Tuition: $425.00 (36 hrs)
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