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Open Studies Course Registration

Summer 2020 Community Education Courses

CSPT 201: Learning to Paint $675.00

Course Description

ONLINE! This foundational course introduces the novice painter to the essential concepts and techniques of oil painting, emphasizing the careful observation of subjects ranging from still life to self portrait and the figure. Class sessions explore the varied uses of paint as a material and its ability to render form and space through descriptive, expressive and symbolic means. Topics covered include basic technical control of materials and tools, methods of paint application, color mixing, and the preparation of the painting surface (paper, hardboard and canvas). Slide lectures convey the medium’s nearly limitless expressive potential through a variety of historical and contemporary examples.
Instructor: Duane Lutsko paints the American landscape of the highway, industry and the unassuming imagery to which people generally turn a blind eye. His motif is the amalgamation of the hardware and paraphernalia, left in the wake of development, on the American landscape. He earned his M.F.A. in Painting from Brooklyn College, CUNY. He has exhibited widely and received numerous awards and has taught in Baltimore County Public Schools as well as at MICA.

Section A meets May 28, 2020 to July 30, 2020
On Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Duane Lutsko
Credits: 1.50

NCPH 265: Cyanotype $140.00

Course Description

ONLINE! This two-day workshop will explore the possibilities of working with the Cyanotype process in both traditional and contemporary methods. Since 1842, Cyanotype, also known as blue prints, has been one of the most stable yet experimental alternative photographic processes. Students will learn to coat the emulsion onto paper and fabric and expose and develop prints. The class will make use of the process to make photograms from found objects and also learn to create and print their own digital negatives. Meets on June 6th and June 13th.
Pat Galluzzo is an artist using various forms of traditional, contemporary, and emerging image and sound making techniques, exploring the historical narratives and societal mechanisms. Currently, Galluzzo is the Director of Creative Technology at Baltimore School for the Arts, where he manages the Center for Collaborative Arts and Technology; leads the advanced/emerging media projects and classes; and works with other institutional leaders to develop and implement new curriculum to fit the constantly evolving landscape of arts education and demand for creativity. A major component of his role is to generate, incubate, guide, and foster the collaborative and technological growth and vision at BSA. Since joining BSA, he has lead and been an integral part of many projects and initiatives, such as Imagined Worlds, BSA MixLab, and Morphe. Galluzzo was also instrumental in the founding of the Charles C. Baum Film and Visual Storytelling department. Before coming to BSA in the summer of 2014, Galluzzo earned an MFA in Photographic and Electronic Media from MICA and had previously received a BA in Economics and Studio Art from the University of Vermont and worked in economic research, analysis, and modeling.

Section A meets June 6, 2020 to June 13, 2020
On Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Instructor: Patrick Galluzzo
Credits: 0.00