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ARST 3410 Painting Studio Margaret Morrison

Summary: ARST 3410 Painting Studio
Margaret Morrison
Summer 2011
Cortona Study Abroad
ARST 3410 - Course Description: Inquiry into varied approaches in painting, both representational and
non-representational. Experimental attitudes and personal ideas and solutions are encouraged.
Undoubtedly you are getting very excited in anticipation of spending the summer in Italy. Painting in a
land that is quite literally the cradle of classical painting is an experience that most art students only dream
of. You are about to live that dream.
Course Objectives: ARST 3140 is an advanced studio coursefor experienced student artists with a firm
commitment to painting. This course will aid students in expanding their understanding of professional
studio practice. The course will begin with instructor-generated assignments and after a couple of weeks
will transition into student-generated work. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, expression, and
technical skill. You are encouraged to develop and explore your unique visual language. Relevant art
history examples will be discussed in conjunction with the scheduled day trips; as well as issues and
methods in contemporary painting. The focus of the semester will be on the execution of a series, or a
body of related work around an ongoing, evolving idea. Students will determine their own ideas, imagery
and media in this of body of related paintings. Development of a strong work ethic and the ability to think
clearly and speak articulately about one's own work and the work of others is emphasized.Studentsshould


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


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