Yale University School of Art
1156 Chapel Street, POB 208339
New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8339
(203) 432-2600

PAINTING / PRINTMAKING Art 324, Painting Materials and Methods

An introduction to historical materials and methods of painting. Through the study of masterworks in the Yale Art Gallery and the Center for British Art, and the application of observed techniques in student projects, this course bridges the historical with the hands-on. Techniques include varieties of slow-drying, indirect, layered oil painting, and modernist direct application of wet-in-wet paint; supports include wood, canvas, paper, and metal. Recommended for both art and history of art majors. Materials fee: $75.

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