Saturday, March 28, 2009

Art Centre: March 23-27, 2009

Art Centre: March 23-27, 2009
Central Technical School Art Centre:
Year Two: Week Twenty-four

Monday – Art History

The Dutch Masters and Mannerism were covered by Power Point and video.

Links for Dutch Masters:

Franz Hals -
Jacob Ruisdael -
Johannes Vermeer -
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn -

Links for Mannerism:

We were also shown a video on public art – “Street Light” and artists who have works in Vancouver were interviewed, their work discussed.

Public Art -
Toronto Public Art -

Wednesday Painting Class

Discussion and demo: Shape states and tonal study. Short class – time for one drawing.


Using light and shade -
Shading and tonal values -

Wednesday Photography Class

Picasso by Penn

Presentations on photographers – Photographers presented today:

Irving Penn -
Hiro -
Helmut Newton -
Julia Margaret Cameron -
Imogen Cunningham -

Thursday Sculpting Class

Presentations on Sculpting – Figurative work in various eras and contemporary sculptors whose work reflects those eras – Presented today:

Japanese sculpture -
Medieval Sculpture -

Friday Life Drawing Class

The focus was on contour. After the teacher posed for twenty minutes, several class members took turns sitting for an average of ten minutes. A critique of drawings was also conducted.


Line Contour Drawing -
Intro to Contour Drawing -

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