Introduction to Painting
In this course, students will learn the basic fundamentals, materials and techniques for painting. Working in water-based media (watercolor and acrylics) students learn techniques from direct observation, photo sources and from their imagination to produce work from a wide range of subjects. With an emphasis on color theory, students develop an understanding of formal elements to produce stronger work.
Class Dates: Sept. 9 through Nov. 18, 2021
Time: Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Scotland County Campus, Laurinburg
*Students will be responsible for purchasing supplies. Students can also purchase most items at the RichmondCC’s Bookstore.
• A2 Acrylic Set, A2 Acrylic 12-Color Tube Set
• A2 Art Students Acrylics, 120ml Tubes, Titanium White
• Plastic Palette Knives, 5-Piece Set
• Value Brush Sets, Watercolor 10-Brush Set
These items are not for purchase at RichmondCC bookstore but required:
- Watercolor 12-Color Tube Set, 12ml Tubes or similar
- Strathmore® 300 Series Mixed Media Pad 9x12” or similar
Basics of Drawing
In this course, students will learn basic drawing skills and techniques from direct observation, photo sources and from their imagination. Subject matter will include still life, landscape, architecture, linear perspective, the human figure, and abstraction. Students learn the formal elements of art through the depiction of form, value, space, line, shape and texture. Materials used for this course include charcoal or graphite on paper, and sketchbooks for homework and project studies to develop their ideas.
Class Dates: Sept. 13 - Dec. 8
Time: Mondays & Wednesdays from 11 to 3 p.m.
Where: Hamlet Campus
*Students will be responsible for purchasing supplies. Students can also purchase a supply kit from RichmondCC’s Bookstore.
- One Sketchbook (8x10 or 9x12) 50 to 100 Sheets
- Drawing Pencil Set of 12
- Pack of Pink Pearl Erasers
Introduction to Sculpture
This course provides an exploration of the creative and technical methods of sculpture with focus on the traditional processes. Emphasis is placed on developing basic skills as they pertain to three-dimensional expression in various media. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in variety of sculptural approaches.
Class Dates: TBD
Materials Required: *Students are not responsible for providing materials for this class.