In this course, students build on the techniques learned in Painting I, incorporating Elements of Art with Principles of Design working in traditional and non-traditional application of the acrylic medium. The students work primarily from observation to explore composition, perspective, foreshortening, and shading. Creative curiosity is encouraged as students develop visual statements from conceptual themes. In addition, students will construct a custom workable substrate using stretcher bars and canvas for their final painting.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173