Abstract Painting

Make the shift from rep­re­sen­ta­tion­al to abstract paint­ing. Gain an under­stand­ing of why and how artists cre­ate abstract works. Exam­ine how chang­ing tech­nolo­gies in the 19th and 20th cen­turies have influ­enced of abstract art. Exper­i­ment with oth­er artists’ process­es and dis­cuss how to use colour, line, and tex­ture to cre­ate rhythm and mood in abstract work. Exam­ine how social move­ments and chang­ing philoso­phies have influ­enced abstract art.
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