Fri, May 14|
Foundations for Painting Virtual Class
May 7-28, Fridays, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Time & Location
May 14, 2021, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
About the Event
Delight in this virtual foundations of painting - composition, brush and painting techniques, art history, and color theory - with artist Alex Hess. Hess, a Pittsburgh-based artist, takes you through weekly lessons designed to encourage your painting practice and share knowledge on the foundations of painting.
May 7th: Composition *you may have missed it but all recording will be available to you at the end of the workshop
How to create a harmonic armature on any Size/Surface. Demo example – And how the past masters utilized this when thinking about the compositions.
May 14th: Underpainting Process
How to quickly build up values using 1 color + White – The importance of the underpainting and how different artists preferred different grounds and ways of doing it. The benefits of the tones uniting to make a more complimentary finished painting.
May 21st: Palette
Mixing demo/ Creating Color strings – And how to accurately know how to achieve a targeted color – Mixing a series of different colors (Skin Tones, Nature, Fruit Etc…)
May 28th: Brushes
The difference between each and how certain ones help to provide certain characteristics within the painting (How to know which brush to use.)
Foundations of Painting
Four virtual lessons exploring the foundations of painting.