My Curriculum

The curriculum I have in mind is a strategy of imparting knowledge that will give an artist the full understanding of painting concepts on an intellectual level as well as the fundamental skills necessary to achieve high art.

Like any art other art form, such as writing, music, or dance, a clear grasp of the fundamentals is necessary. One must learn to walk before he can run. In painting, this requires an expert grasp of these elements:

Drawing.

-The act of drawing is to the attempt to describe shapes, regardless of "realism" or "abstract."   One is literally describing the parameter of shapes with these tools:

  Lines, Values, and Color.  In entering into these visual elements, we are getting at the heart of painting.  The mastery of values and color inside intentional drawing is the key to mastering painting.

- These are the videos that will further describe these ideas: