Painting
Watercolor and Oils

Updated Aug 30, 2013

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

January

February

Pre-assessment
Traditional approach to painting (renaissance technique)
Drawing

Test rendering skills
Surface preparation
Creating a complete value under drawing.  Review grid system.

Draw something realistic
Gesso on hardboard
Value drawing on gesso hardboard.

March

An academic approach to oil painting
Under painting /monochromatic painting




 

Outline only drawing preparation



Verdaccio (green under painting)/ 
Value painting
Brush selection and uses
Making a value palette
Paint mixing
Stretching canvas
Outline drawing on canvas. Review building block system
Mixing and applying direct color
Alternative application tools



Monochromatic painting


Finished palette
10 values of paint mixed
Stretched, gessoed canvas
Outline drawing on canvas

Complete color painting

April

May -
June

Watercolors

 

Culminating project

Creating single color multiple values
Painting wet into wet
Self-directed work

Sectioned value scale
gradient value scale.
Flower painting
Final projected
Portfolio review