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Choose an artist for your final project as soon as possible, then obtain library books about your artist; this is a requirement of the project. The college library selection is limited, so the librarian may have to order your books from another library. Make your request early because this process can take many weeks
A brief explanation of the project is given at right. A full description will be provided in class at mid-semester.
choose your artist
and make your book request early
Due the 13th week of the semester.
Due the last day of class.
Choose a 20th-century master artist as the basis for the Painting I final project
Subject mattter is of your choosing. The paintiing is to imitate some aspect of the master artist's style. You are NOT to copy a master artist's work.
Research and write a 500-750 paper about your artist. Expain why you chose the artist. Give your opinion of the artist's work. Tell what it is you attempted to imitate, the methods you used to achieve this, and what influence (if any) the artist has had upon your own painting. Included must be a brief biography of the artist. The biography may be an overview, or may focus upon some important event or period in the artist's life that had a profound effect that influenced the artist's work.
At least 3 sources must be cited in a bibliography, and the paper must be properly footnoted. Papers lacking footnotes and a bibliography will be rejected.
AT LEAST ONE RESEARCH SOURCE MUST BE A BOOK, although you may also use the Internet for research.