Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Feb 22, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AVA 365 - Plein Air Painting

Course Units: 1
The invention of portable easels and paint in tubes sparked a radical move outside for the Impressionists and Hudson Valley Painters of the 19th century. But while plein air painting may have made its mark two centuries ago, it’s still alive and well today. Today, many contemporary painters are again ditching their studio walls for the immersive experience of painting in the great outdoors. Working directly from life, outside, we will more deeply and personally understand principles of color theory, value, temperature, mark-making, composition, and spatial relationships with oil paint. Prereq/Corequisite(s): AVA 260   and AVA 261    CC: HUM



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