Painting Concepts: Learning from the Italian Masters

Professor Shelley Jordon
Course Description
Italy has a long history of fostering creativity and innovative art forms that build on the past but look toward the future. This studio class utilizes access to important historical artworks as an inspiration for creating art from a contemporary point of view. Through firsthand study of Italian masters and the practice and understanding of a variety of painting techniques, compositional devices and color mixing, students will develop a personal body of work that applies both traditional and innovative studio practices.