16 courses found which satisfy the condition "Fine Art".
The Theory and Skills of Chinese Painting
This course is mainly introducing the landscape artistic techniques of Chinese painting, and explaining kinds of artistic forms of Chinese painting, aesthetic appreciation requirements and skills. According to students` actual painting level, this course chooses related textbooks and reference books as teaching models. Through lots of tracing and studying, this course directs students` Chinese painting skills, and cultivates students to master the artistic skills of Chinese painting gradually.
Basics of Color Design
This course analyzes and explores issues concerning the correlation between Chinese philosophy and Chinese calligraphy, e.g. the relationship between Chinese philosophical conceptions and the creative conceptions and techniques of Chinese calligraphy; analysis of most representative calligraphers' artistic conceptions and works throughout Chinese history; exploration of the essential meaning, aesthetic categories and features, and aesthetic requirements of Chinese calligraphy.
This studio-based course will provide the foundation necessary to understand basic color theory and practice in painting, art, and design. An historical and cultural perspective will be introduced to inform ongoing color studies executed in the studio. Students will acquire the vocabulary to articulate color phenomena and the means to exploit the expressive potential of color in their work. Color studies will be principally created with gouache, and a variety of other materials and means will also be explored. Lectures, demonstrations, and museum visits will supplement studio work. A short research paper is required.
Fundamentals: Painting Methods and Materials
This course will provide the foundation for the creation of an archival painting practice for both traditional and contemporary painting methods. Topics covered will include tools, preparation process for both canvas and wood panels, sizes and grounds, drying oils, varnishes and resins, pigments, solvents, painting procedures, and the care of finished paintings. A historical overview of traditional methods and materials including egg tempra and oil paint will be covered, in addition to modern alkyd resins and acrylics. RISD's Environmental Health Safety practices that pertain to painting practice and painting studio safety will be an integral part of this course. A short research paper is required to supplement studio work.
History of Western Art
This course is designed to provide an introduction to Western painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts from the Renaissance to the 20th century. The class is designed to familiarize students with the major cultural periods, schools and artists in the past 700 years of development of western art, to situate art within an art historical and social context and to help students develop a vocabulary for discussing and understanding art.
The Concise History of Calligraphy
History of Chinese Fine Arts
This course offer a detailed introduction of Chinese Fine Arts History
Introduction to Fine Arts
This course through a progressive approach to introduce the main types of ancient and modern art works, master, achievements and artistic concepts to a long and rich visual arts outline a concise, clear and complete outline.Characteristics about art and appreciation of works of art, process, and guide students entered the doors of the art, a taste of its mystery, elegance and charm. More in-depth understanding of Chinese and foreign cultures through the visual arts materials.
Introduction to the Arts
A detailed introduction to all kinds of arts, including music, theater, painting, etc.
Introduction to Calligraphy and Painting Identification
Painting from Observation
This course is a comprehensive introduction to painting. It will be designed to develop confidence and experience with paint and painting. We will examine historical and contemporary trends and paint from life models and photo sources. Fundamental techniques for basic ground preparation, oil painting mediums and direct as well as indirect processes will be taught. Representational painting will be the primary focus but experiences in abstract painting will also be encouraged. We will learn abstract principles that organize composition, depict spatial illusion and describe form while developing a shared language for critiques.
The History of Chinese Crafts and Arts
The History of Crafts and Arts of Foreign Countries
Aesthetics of Music
The Archeological Study of Ancient Chinese Art