Lee University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Sep 24, 2018  
Lee University Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ARTS 371 - Renaissance Painting Techniques


This course, offered at the Atelier Neo Medici in France, focuses on the Technique Mixte, a Renaissance approach to painting that combines tempura emulsion and oil paint to achieve an intricate level of detail and greater luminosity of color than oil paint alone can produce.  Students learn many aspects of their craft, from pigments, mediums and tools, to a scientific analysis of light and of color and the relationship between them.  Through painting at the Atelier, students learn patience and disciplinie in the arts in a way that is difficult to imagine in any other context.

Prerequisites
ARTS-211, ARTS-260

Credit Hours: 6
When Offered
Offered only off-campus as part of a study abroad semester in France.



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