October 26, 2016

What’s Due?

  • Broad and Narrow Value Collages finished. See Project #3: Phase 2 Define for details.
  • Create a new blog post called Value-Added Portraits: Phase 2.
    • Add an image of your 2 collages. Don’t forget to caption them Broad Range and Narrow Range (high-key or low-key).
    • Include the hours that you worked on this part of the project.
    • Don’t forget to comment on at least 3 other student’s posts.
  • Come prepared to work on Painting.

Materials needed: 

Painting Supplies:

  • white and black gouache paints
  • sable-type watercolor brushes (do not buy brushes for acrylic or oil)
    • FLAT:  1/2″ angle, #4
    • ROUND: #1, #5
  • two water containers (yogurt cups, soda bottles with tops cut off, soup cans)
  • palette (round 10-well)
  • cotton rags (old white t-shirts or scraps)

Show and Tell

  • Anyone have any interesting design-related ideas, objects, or events to share?


  • See Painting Demo in Class 14 for details

Work Time / Meetings with Professor

  • Work on your paintings using the technique demonstrated.
  • Discuss grades and any questions about coursework.


  • Complete your Broad-Range Painting. NOTE: Do not glue! We will mount your finished collages and paintings in class together.
  • If you have a laptop computer with Photoshop (any version), please bring it.

Materials TO ORDER or Pickup (don’t delay!):

  • mini color wheel
  • primary colors gouache set – Utrecht Designer Gouache (Recommended)
    Set of 8 – Primaries includes:

    • black
    • white
    • rose tyrien or primary magenta
    • turquoise blue or primary cyan
    • brilliant yellow or primary yellow
    • flame red or primary red
    • ultramarine blue or primary blue

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