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ART 128 Painting from Photographs

Course Description

Artists often turn to photographs as sources of visual information for their paintings. This course will focus on three approaches to painting from photographic sources. Photorealism: a detailed rendering of the photographic image with minor deviations from the source photograph. Painterly Figuration: a looser, more abstract approach where the photographic image is not necessarily followed closely. Composite Imagery: an approach where various photographs are combined to create a single source image. Students will use either acrylic or watercolour. A supply list will be provided.

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