Fundamentals of Representational Painting

Arts and Humanities

Fundamentals of Representational Painting
Fundamentals of Representational Painting

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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    Arts and Humanities
  • Responsible Academic Unit
    Art & Art History
    Contact Info
    • Name: Heather Diack
    • Email:
    • Phone: 305-284-2387
    • Location: 301 Merrick
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  • Number of Groups: 2

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This is a hands-on studio cognate in representational drawing and painting. The emphasis is on direct perception of the visual field and then learning to translate those perceptions by hand to the drawing/painting surface. In contrast to the majority of the courses presented at our University studio courses stress intuitive judgments and direct physical engagement with and manipulation of an external reality.

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