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"Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X"

Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X, Francis Bacon, 1953. Oil on canvas, 153cm x 118cm. Des Moines Art Center

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About This Guide

This guide was created for Windward Community College students in painting classes including introduction to watercolor and oil painting. This guide primarily covers popular western painting mediums and briefly describes painting traditions from around the world. 

In this guide, you'll find links to selected books, websites, databases, and informational resources related to western painting traditions and techniques. For immediate assistance with your research, please visit the WCC Library Help Desk during library open hours or call 235-7338.

Related Guides: Art and Art History; Art of Hawaiʻi

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Painting at Windward Community College

Windward Community College offers a wide array of art classes. If you are interested in painting, you may find the following classes useful:

  • ART 111 - Introduction to Watercolor
  • ART 123 - Introduction to Oil Painting
  • ART 223 - Intermediate Oil Painting


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