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Price : $889.00
Down Payment :
$5.00
Monthly Payment :
$36.83

Art

We understand that artistic inspiration can strike at any time, not just between four walls during an art class. That is why, unlike other art courses, Stratford lets you complete your studies when and where it is most convenient for you.

Stratford's robust curriculum is designed to help individuals of all skills levels get the most out of their art education studies.

With a focus on pastel, watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting, each section greatly details a broad spectrum of style and perspective for a well-rounded art education experience.

Introduction to Art and Drawing
• Survey of Famous Artists
• The Artist’s Eye
• The Elements of Design
• Preparing to Draw
• Drawing Class
• The Clinic

Painting with Pastels
• What You’ll Need to Begin
• Composition and Color
• Putting Pastel to Paper
• Painting From Photographs
• Painting From Life
• When is Your Painting Finished?

Watercolor Painting
• Basic Watercolor Tools and Materials
• Types of Watercolor Pigments
• Dark Staining, Light Staining, and Non-staining Colors.
• Dominance and Staining Dominance.
• Rules for Reflections
• Fundamental Concepts of Composition and Design
• Wet-and-Blot Lifting, Edge Blending and Back Runs
• Application of Various Watercolor Techniques
• Glazing and Lifting
• Creating Negative Shapes
• Charged Washes
• Use of Palette Knives and Brush Handles.
• Produce Complete Watercolor Paintings

Acrylic Painting
• Types of Painting Surfaces
• Painting Implements
• Surface Treatments and Grounds
• Spatial Effects
• Texture
• Transfers, Collage and Mixed Media
• Innovative Stenciling and Line Work
• Customize Your Paint
• Simulating Other Mediums
• Reflective Paints, Magical Effects and Finishing Sheens
• Varnishing and Care

Oil Painting
• Getting Your Supplies Together
• Capturing the Illusion of Three Dimensions
• Making Your Brush Behave
• Getting the Colors You Want
• Putting It All Together
• Creating a Still Life Painting
• Creating a Landscape Painting
• Creating a Portrait Painting
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
What kind of art forms will I learn?
Stratford’s Art course covers a number of art mediums, including drawing, watercolors, pastels, acrylics and oils. This is an introductory course that is designed to teach you the fundamentals of these mediums and art forms that could be helpful in a number of settings.

Will I receive any art materials with my course?
Yes. Students will receive an art kit and drawing paper/canvas sufficient enough to complete assignments related to a particular module of Stratford's art course.
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“I have had a wonderful experience, I found that it was a lot easier for me to go though home school, instead of sitting in a class and getting distracted. I can do my work at my own pace.”

Veronica W.

"Thanks to this program, I have learned a lot and sold my first painting. It was great."

Sonia L.

"I have gotten a lot of good comments on a large oil portrait I have recently done, and I already sold 15 prints of a landscape."

Geri D.