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The Projects                                                                          

Bas Relief Painting 

We know that color range, brush strokes and compositional perspective can create a sense of space within a painting. Taking painting a step further by combining line variation, texture, highlights and shadows how can the greatest amount depth be achieved in a relief painting? 

Watercolor Wash and Ink

Exploring the range of technical approaches to water color, this project uses a wet on wet wash technique and ink application to create expressive and dynamic compositions.  

The subject matter is up to each artist.  

Week 7 Into Imagination 

Dsfine your painting style in a Painting right from the depths of your imagination. 

Relief Printing 

Applying Line Variation to render value, 10-15 editions are made from a single carved linoleum block, like a stamp.  Optional Color variety can be explored through additional linoleum blocks or the reduction method 

Printing with Color Variety:      

 Reduction Printing       Multiple Blocks

Week 1: Basic Painting. 

Brush Selection, Toning the Ground, Building a painting & Color Theory

Color Theory: Building Harmony

Week 5 Mix the Masters

Mix the colors and copy the style of a master painter

Week 3 Watercolor Sill life 

Painting from Observation, set up a still life and explore water color techniques and application 

Click each week to open assignment .

Week 6  Discovering Line

Preparing for Printmaking, draw 3 various subjects using line to imply texture and value. 

Please help your fellow student with their TED talk by completing this quick survey! 

What isColor

Weekly Warmups

Painting and Printmaking

Week 4 Meet The Masters

Investigate The Masters of Painting


Aubrey Garcia

Arts Specialist 

Week 2 Palette Knife/Pointalism  

An alternative approach to paint application 

24 Colors

Crop an original subject matter with a range of tonal values. 

Build a color Harmony from a Triad, analogous or Split complimentary scheme. 

Using 24 different colors, including values and neutrals, paint the exaggerated color composition.