Student examine paintings from Mexico, Africa, China, European, and other countries. They will create a representational painting from observation or from a photograph that they have taken (not from their imagination). It may be anywhere from abstract ( Pablo Picasso) to photo realistic ( Iman Maleki ).
While looking at examples of paintings from a variety of artists students explore abstract to photo realistic styles as well as color theory. Students: - select a favored photograph that they have taken - decide on a style - lightly sketch a plan on canvas paper - decide on color scheme or system - paint with tempera
Chuck Close-Photo Realistic painter