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“Try it Out” No Experience Needed.
Discover how talented you really are and be an artist. Introduction to drawing and painting from photographs. Drawing with the grid a classic proportion tool used by the old masters. Individual step by step demonstrations in watercolor, tempera, pastel, and color pencil, help develop studen’s artistic confidence to complete a mixed media painting.
Learn how to sketch and use 3-D shading to complete a striking tonal drawing on color paper.
Drawing: “Learning to See”
Even if you haven`t drawn since you were a kid this course will open your eyes to your undiscovered talent. The four basic skills of perception are explained. Edge / Contour. Negative / Positive space, Part to Whole Relationship, and Light / Shadow perception exercises train your “eye” to see. Understanding these skills will empower you to create a convincing wildlife portrait.
If you’ve always wanted to do a portrait of a loved one or maybe a caricature learning the proportions of the human face is a must. Simply explained allows you to get the likeness you strive for. So dig out that old family photo and be a relationship, and light / shadow perception exercises train your “eye” to see. Understanding these skills will empower you to create a convincing wildlife portrait.
Don’t be afraid of the water. Armed with the technical information watercolor is not the “hardest” medium. It is fluid and forgiving with the right instructions and tools.
This medium offers the comfort of drawing and the speed and impact of painting. Learn the proper paper and tools to quickly achieve a stunning work of art.
Believe it or not, oils are in many ways easier to use than acrylics. So if you love the smell of turpentine don’t hesitate to be a master. Handling and care of your tools and paint are explained saving you time and money.