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Course Description

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This course is designed for the intermediate painter looking to improve their skill at painting the human face in acrylic or oil. Course topics include portrait drawing accuracy, flesh tone colour mixing, tonal values application, and under-painting techniques. Students are guided through surface techniques including brushwork, texture creation, composition, colour choices, as well as lessons on accurately depicting the nose, eyes, lips, ears and hair. Studio work will be supported by demonstrations, critique, and presentations that explore contemporary examples of portrait painting.

All Continuing Studies students in classes with a life model must observe the Etiquette Rules for Working with a Life Model.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas. Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of oil and/or acrylic painting. CSPD-N119 Portraiture Fundamentals, CSPD-N101 Painting the Figure, and CSDP-N110 Oil Painting Techniques

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Intermediate Painting Studio: Portraiture
Type
Studio
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Mar 01, 2022 to Apr 05, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
Delivery Options
Evening  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $515.00
Section Notes

Course Supply List

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

COVID-19 Protocols for On-Site Courses
By registering to take an on-site course at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies you agree to comply with the following requirements:

Proof of Vaccination
1.
Masks are Mandatory
2. Maintain Physical Distance Where Possible
3. Practice Good Hand Hygiene
4. Self-Assessments

Please see our registration policies for detailed information on COVID-19 protocols for on-site courses at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies. We will notify you with updates as the situation evolves.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas. Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.