CEPN 100 SU02: Intro. Painting Techniques

Jun 16
Aug 4

This course is an introduction to the core principles of painting. Using acrylic paint, various colour mixing and applications techniques are introduced as you explore basic composition, line, contrast, colour, texture, and the use of diverse painting tools. Through hands-on exercises, students will practice, experiment with, and express personal style through painting fundamentals.

Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Jun 16-Aug 4


Instructor information: 
Please bring the following supplies to class:
Essential Items

* Artist Quality Acrylic Paint Set 60mL size (such as Kroma 10
colour Set + 1 extra white tube) OR individual tubes in the
following colours, 8-10 tubes TOTAL. 
	* Titanium White 60mL x 2 tubes,or 150mL x 1 tube
	* 1 tube Mars Black OR Lamp Black 
	* 1 tube Azo Red Middle
	* 1 tube Alizarin OR Quinacridone OR Crimson Red
	* 1 tube Primary OR Hansa Yellow Medium
	* 1 tube Hansa Light OR Lemon Yellow
	* 1 tube Ultramarine Blue
	* 1 tube Phthalo Blue OR Cerulean
  Suggested Brands: Kroma, Golden, or Opus Essentials
* 1 Fluid acrylic paint, 29.5 mL,colour of your choice (Suggest
brands; Golden or Opus Essentials)
* 1 Acrylic Medium - Matte (any brand)
* 1 Acrylic Heavy Gel Medium - Matte (any brand)
* 1 Glazing Liquid Satin Extender Medium (any brand)
* 1 Gesso
* Various Brushes suitable for acrylic painting  (suggested: Opus
Legato Set/5)
* 1 Palette Knives (suggested: metal + trowel shape)
* Various Painting Surfaces (suggested: canvas panel, stretched
canvas, masonite etc.) *To be discussed in class*	
* 5 sheets Accent Opaque paper (20"x26")
* 1 2B Pencil
* 1 White Eraser
* 2 Chalk pastels - white and one other colour of your choice
* 1 Drawing paper or sketchbook (one you have already started is
* 1 Palette - either disposable paper palette or heavy glass with
duct tape around edges
* 2 Painter's Tape, 1 roll each 1" + 2"	
* 2-3 Containers for water	
* 1 Drawing Board (Art Board) a few inches larger than the
biggest paper you are using

Estimated cost: $220.00

Additional Items
* Various Assorted cloth rags + paper towel
* 1 Dish Soap	
* 1 Ruler	
* 1-2 Wash Brushes 3" or varied
* 1 Foam Brush
* Saran Wrap + various containers for left over paint
* 1 Spray Bottle
* 1 X-acto Knife
* 1 Hair Dryer

***Please bring items marked with a '*' to your first class.***

***If required, photocopy/printer cards can be purchased from the
ECUAD library or in machines located next to the main elevators.
Note that Print Card machines are cash only.***

***Present your Registration Statement or your ECUAD student card
at Opus Framing & Art Supplies to qualify for a student

***In order to minimize disruption, students are expected to
arrive at class a minimum of 5 minutes prior to the designated
start time. If possible, please notify your instructor ahead of
time if you expect to be late or absent.***