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Individual classes portrait painting, day 5

Individual classes portrait painting, day 5

laatstedagThe last day

Before the course started I asked the students to show three examples of artists they admire the most. I also expect them that to substantiate that choice.

The last day of the course we investigated if that particular approach could be applied to their work or at least suggest a way to continue studying.

At the end I showed how to make a good reproduction of the artwork.

How to make a good reproduction

How to make a good reproduction

Individual classes portrait painting, day 4

Individual classes portrait painting, day 4

The two students are working today from photography that they captured themselves at home and brought on a memorystick. First we manipulated the files in the computer in order to achieve the highest possible quality print. So today they are getting to work from pictures of their own choice. In between we take time for some theory topics.

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Theory

Theory

Explaining the contrast of values

Explaining the contrast of values

Individual classes portrait painting, day 3

Individual classes portrait painting, day 3

The third day of the individual course we spend on portrait painting from live model.

Painting from live model.

Painting from live model.

Not in colour but only in raw umber. I want to tell about the light-dark contrast and the relationship between all the tonal values. Monochrome approach is a very instructive method. You do work with oil on canvas, but you don´t worry about the colour. Moreover it gives the possibility to correct without the risk of getting lost in a mess. It is a matter of apply and remove paint.Read more

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