Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Continuing Education Course



Portfolio Preparation: Painting


Students explore the materials and methods of painting, including the use and mixing of oil paint and the study of representational and abstract imagery. Focus is on painting from observation and developing an individual style. Both historical and contemporary artworks are examined. Students complete up to four paintings which can be included in a portfolio for application to college. Course includes homework.

Prerequisite: Basic Drawing experience is preferred but not required

First class materials: 200 ml tube titanium white and 37 ml ivory black oil paint, 1 canvas board (16” x 20"), 1 can turpenoid or gamsol, 1 flat 1/4" paint brush, 1 flat 1" inch paint brush, 3 12-16 oz screw top jars, rags, 9” x 12" disposable paper palette. List of additional supplies provided at first class meeting.

IMPORTANT:
• All students attending courses on the Goldsmith Campus must check in with Continuing Education staff in the lobby of the Ahmanson Building.
• All Portfolio Preparation students are required to submit a completed Pre-College Programs Emergency Contact Information Form, Policies and Procedures Acknowledgement of Receipt, and Photo/Video Release Form prior to admittance into the classroom. Students will not be permitted to attend without this.
• During the summer, Pre-College Programs offers a four week college immersion program, Summer of Art from July 5-July 29.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPFP1163
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
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