Painting Techniques II

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Painting Techniques II

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Studio Art, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisite: Introductory course in painting techniques or permission of professor. 

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This is an intermediate level course in painting techniques ? oils, pastels (oil and soft) acrylics, collage, mixed media and small installation work. Classes are held in the Pyramid Art Studio. Some on-site visits are organized to receive stimulus from the unique Italian sense of color, composition and decorative skills, as exemplified in their vast offering of works by the great and lesser known masters. Factors such as scale, paint handling, palette choices and sources of imagery will be focused on. Attention will be given to the formal vocabulary of painting.

Course Disclaimer

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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