CalCreate Lesson 1: Impasto

PDF Version: calcreate_lesson_1 Introduction  Impasto is a technique for painting that relies on very thick paint. It is easy to make marks on impasto’s thick but soft surface. Many 20th century artists relied on impasto. One of them was Horace Pippin. Duration for Adults: 1 – 1.5 hrs Adult Objectives: Recognize impasto in other paintings. Complete one or more impasto paintings. Duration for Teens: Two sessions of 45 min to 1 hr Teen Objectives: Mix colors using thick paint. Complete one impasto painting. Recognize impasto in other paintings. Duration for Children: One 30 min session for motivation and procedures, one 45 min session to begin painting, and perhaps another one to finish, depending on the group. Child Objectives: Complete one impasto painting. Identify impasto pai...[Read More]