About this Event
1600 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Learn about still life painting and how to focus on seeing shape rather than detail through personalized instruction. Use the combination of light and temperature to create drama and depth in and around the focal point. Beginning with a toned canvas, gain an awareness of palette choices and brush selection. Learn how to create an interesting composition, through an understanding of color coordination, harmony and values. Demonstrations throughout the workshop illustrate thebasics of sight measuring, linear drawing, and color theory, as well as traditional oil painting techniques such as underpainting, alla prima, glazing, and fat over lean to render the still life artwork.
Materials needed: Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Ultramarine blue, Titanium white, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber,Walnut oil, Eco friendly paint thinner, An old T-shirt/rag, 8 X 10 stretched canvas, or canvas board or canvas pad, A set of bristle brushes or nylon brushes, charcoal pencils, palette