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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

VPAS 547 Visual Arts for the Classroom: Landscape Painting, Advanced

Division of Continuing Studies Professional Institute for Educators

3 credits 42.0 hours
500 level graduate course

Explore landscape painting at a more advanced level. Working in the field, participants discuss themes inherent in this subject matter, evaluate the effects of light and color, and refine specific techniques. As weather permits, work outdoors in the Bucks County landscape with expansive vistas to consider. This course takes into account the immediacy of changing conditions while working en plein air. Participants work from direct observation and consider techniques that achieve desired results. Choice of media may be oil, acrylic or pastel. Topics include mediums and techniques for the efficient use of time, analyzing composition, color studies, reading weather and light conditions, and basic color mixing. Course content and critiques applicable to art classroom instruction.

Prerequisites VPAS*546

Open to graduate students from the Division of Continuing Studies.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course may not be audited.
This course cannot be taken pass/fail.