|I set this up in my studio and did this drawing in about an hour. It is not completely accurate, but it is done with medium hardness charcoal so it is easy to correct. I will work on it a little more.|
This post lists the in class demos I did at the OSA Tuesday morning watercolor class in the fall of 2010.
|This is a photocopy of the original JSS painting|
|Here is a quick study I made to check my color choices|
|This is my finished copy|
8. The next two images were painted the same class. They show warm and cool paintings..
|Here is the cool|
|and here is the warm|
|Realistic fruits in an abstract space|
6. This day I chose colors based solely upon their value. The hues are chosen almost randomly. It is all about the value of the color, not the hue.
|This is a great technique to push color.|
5. Today we painted a seascape
|This seascape is very much about controlling washes and edges.\|
4. Artists often paint from their imagination. Here is one I did
|This one is all out of my head.|
3. This one shows how to do a portrait using the grid system.
|Here is the finished portrait.|
It is a little long in the upper lip, otherwise pretty good.
|Here is the original photo with a pencil grid drawn on it.|
2. This lesson is about painting a head on toned paper. This is a copy of Michelangelo's Delphic Sybil.
1. Here I isolate the shadow shapes to create a likeness. I also lifted the lights with tissue.