Category Archives: Student Portfolio – Adults

Three’s Company

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My two students and I begin our six week session together with a quick study in values. Stay tuned for upcoming work from these budding artists. Advertisements

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What’s in a Face? Just more Shapes, Values and Edges.

For the last of four classes, I brought in a live model. Well, it was with some apprehension, but each student proceeded. This was not to be so much as lesson in portraiture, in which one might strive for a … Continue reading

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Oil Painting Class #7 – Part Two

Wow, these ladies have come a long way!  Only one more class, boooooo.

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Oil Painting Class #6 Part One

Tonight I gave a black and white image of an old shed to the ladies.  I had the coloured photo hidden from their view.  I did this, because as beginners they wouldn’t be able to see past all the details within … Continue reading

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Creating Compliments

For tonights class, students were shown how to mix and arrange their palette.  1/2 hour.  The next 2 hours were broken into four 1/2 hour increments, in which a different coloured pepper became the subject.  Each pepper was painted with … Continue reading

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Oil Painting Class Three

Colour!  Tonight we covered mixing a palette of warm fall colours to produce a still life painting featuring pumpkins.  These photos show how we begin by laying out the values.  Upon these values colour is then applied according to the … Continue reading

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Old School House is the Perfect Setting

The first of eight classes begins with a study in values.  A simple white vase, a monochromatic  palette of 8 values and off we go.  All five ladies produced their own unique impression with rewarding results.

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