Painting Curriculum 1

This video explains the various types of paint: oil, acrylic, flashe acrylic, encaustic, casein, mixed media, fresco, outdoor paints, egg tempera, air brush, ink, enamel, oil bars, gouache, acryl gouache, and watercolor. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Lauryn Welch, who outline part 1 of our painting curriculum for self-taught artists. 

Video Walkthrough

  • oil
  • acrylic
  • flashe acrylic
  • encaustic
  • casein
  • mixed media
  • fresco
  • outdoor paints
  • egg tempera
  • air brush
  • ink
  • enamel paint
  • oil bars
  • gouache & acryl gouache
  • watercolor

Resources

The complete Painting for Self-taught Artists Curriculum document links to every video that expands on the topics touched here.

Full Curriculum

Overview · Painting 1 · Painting 2

Artists Mentioned

  • Caves of Lascaux
  • Katharina Grosse
  • Alma Thomas
  • Andrew Raftery
  • Victor Vasarely
  • David Salle
  • Matt Bollinger
  • Sofonisba Anguissola
  • Agnes Martin
  • Wangari Mathenge
  • Gazbia Sirry
  • Fidelia Bridges
  • Emil Nolde
  • Albrecht Dürer
  • Cecily Brown
  • Winslow Homer
  • Giotto
  • Raphael
  • Michelangelo
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Diego Rivera
  • Koizumi Junsaku
  • Lady Aiko
  • Odili Donald Odita
  • Piero della Francesca
  • Andrew Wyeth
  • Sandro Botticelli
  • H.R. Giger
  • Philip Castle
  • Francisco Goya
  • Chi Pai-Shih
  • Marlene Dumas
  • Steven Marshall
  • Gary Hume
  • Betsy Eb
  • Jasper Johns
  • Martin Kline
  • Pablita Velarde
  • James Gurney
  • Samuel Colman Jr.
  • Anselm Kiefer
  • Elinore Hollinshead