Photo from the free book giveaway at the Academy Library!
After a much needed break, I'm back to the Academy for my second semester. I decided to sign up for 18 credits - which means I will have an additional 6 hour class each week. Last semester kicked my butt with only 15 credits, so I'm slightly concerned for my general well-being. I hear that it's totally possible and worth it in the long run, but that it's extremely difficult. I worked every hour of my free time on homework last semester and just barely got it all done. I'm going to have to become a hermit for the next 4 months. My classes are as follows:
In-direct Painting - a painting method practiced by the masters, a slow building process of layers of color
Figure Drawing II - an extension of figure drawing I, mostly longer poses with the model
History of Composition - a historical account of how paintings were composed, while self-direct and produce our own series of works
Color Theory - the colorwheel and how to use it
Painting from the Imagination - learning how to paint from memory
Anatomical Drawing - drawing of the skeleton and muscular systems, from books and from models
We've only been in class a little over a week. Stay tuned for updates on professors, and class assignments!