Sketch and Paint Along with Robert – Autumn’s Beauty, Near and Far
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The splendor of autumn is breathtaking. Capture and explore its beauty in closeups of leaves as well as in scenic vistas. This fun and engaging online workshop will surely get your creativity flowing. Learn sketching and painting tips and techniques to create lively and beautiful works of art that reveal an integral visual dialog between drawing and painting. These methods and techniques are also great for working up ideas in composition and color for larger paintings in any medium or as an underpainting technique. You may choose to just watch or to sketch and paint along, step-by-step, with noted artist and very popular instructor Robert Carsten, using a combination of pencil, pen, watercolor and opaque white. Working on a small scale, we’ll create graphite and ink line and watercolor wash paintings from photos. Each week we will focus on a different subject utilizing diverse approaches and techniques. Photos and a materials list provided via Dropbox, where participants can also share zoomclass work or optional homework for written critique.
Week 1: Scenic maple trees with farm: Trees in foliage, close and distant
Week 2: Forest floor with fallen leaves: Color temperature in light and shadow
Week 3: River scene in Autumn: Reflections and atmospheric perspective
Week 4: Fallen leaves on a rock wall: Composition and texture
Skills students will gain:
Compositional skills: Overall composition, scale and perspective, Drawing skills: line qualities and shading techniques; expressive quick sketch and detailed study techniques
Color: color mixing and layering Painting: wet on dry and wet on wet techniques, varied brush strokes, use of opaque white.
Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary! Ages 16+
Mondays, October 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2022
1:00 – 2:00PM