Build a strong foundation of skills to create a painting from start to finish. Explore paint application, the value scale, color theory and texture, while expressing yourself along the way.
Designed for beginners or those looking to refresh their acrylic painting skills, this course introduces a wide variety of building block techniques to create a painting from start to finish. Explore paint application, the value scale, color theory and creating texture, while expressing yourself along the way. By learning basic techniques and making discoveries, you gain flexibility in your painting practice and emerge with a strong foundation of painting skills.
Laura Spector is a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts. She was an exhibitor at ArtPrize8 at Grand Rapids Art Museum in 2016, FotoFest 2014 and Lawndale Center for the Art’s “Big Show” in 2013. Her work has been published in The Harvard Review, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and in the book, “The Real Real Thing: The Model in the Mirror of Art.” She has studied fine art at both the Flemish Classical Atelier and Virginia Commonwealth University, and she was a resident artist at AtelierHaus Hilmsen in 2016 and a presenter at the Representational Art Conference in 2014. Her artwork with her collaborator, Chadwick Gray, can be seen in exhibitions and collections around the world.
Term: Fall 2017
Start Date: Sept. 19, 2017
End Date: Nov. 14, 2017
Schedule: 6:30–9 p.m.
Length: Eight Tuesdays (no class Oct. 10)
Location: Rice campus
Fee: $315 (Fee does not include cost of supplies: $150 or higher, depending on materials selected.)
Rice Alumni: $284
Note: Limited enrollment. Supply lists will be available two weeks prior to course start date. Please email email@example.com with any questions.