KANAZAWA COLLEGE OF ART
Japanese Painting Course
The purpose of this course is for gaining knowledge of skills
and materials on Japanese painting such as the usage of glue,
gold leaf, mineral pigments, paper and silk. Students study
different ways of expression using traditional methods of
Japanese painting as well as developing their own free and
Oil Painting Course
This course focuses on oil painting, drawings, copperplate printing, fresco painting, painting methods and materials, and equally painting theories such as art anatomy, art history and composition. The goal of the oil painting course is to encourage each talent to become an independent artist in a variety of art fields. During the master program, students paint in diverse ways of expression with better skills in the field of oil painting. Doctoral students have to enhance their performance and knowledge at each stage, and write theses concerning their creativity from his or her historical and theoretical viewpoints.
Course participants develop their expression by learning a
variety of sculptural methods and the selection of materials
including clay, plastic, plaster, metal, stone and wood. There are
wide student themes ranging from human figures to architectural
compositions and beyond the sculpture field.
Aesthetics and Art History Course
The aim of this course is to study a range of global art history
and aesthetics, while at the same time practicing actual studio
work including painting, sculpture and craft, and also taking
basic curatorial training. The students will learn diverse practical
information to support thesis writing.