Intermediate Painting: From Practice to Discovery (PAI4405.01)

J Blackwell

This course is intended for the student who is looking specifically to build a robust studio practice as well as the capacity to work independently on self-directed projects.. Experimenting with materials, techniques, and styles in painting will be encouraged in order to develop an artistic sensibility while instituting regular work habits. Assigned projects and independent work are intended to develop problem-solving as well as problem-finding skills. Group critiques, presentations, and discussions will exercise and expand imaginative thinking through open-ended conversations.


Learning Outcomes:
Developing the capacity for solitude and self-reflection via a rigorous studio practice
Augmenting problem-solving and problem-finding skills
Exercising and expanding imaginative thinking
Investigating complicated ideas through open-ended conversation

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: One 2000 level painting course, one other studio course at Bennington, and permission through application process. To register: Please email on November 28, with INTERMEDIATE in the subject line — to submit a brief paragraph outlining your interest in the course, how it fits into your Plan of study, your current term, as well as other courses you intend to register for in VA next term. Students will be notified by email of their enrollment status.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
F 2:10PM - 5:50PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 14
Course Frequency: Once a year

Categories: 4000 , All courses , Four Credit , Fully In-Person , Painting
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