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Exploring the Nude Form

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Course Description

This course will teach you how to break down the photo into values and tones to create a free, less rigid painting style by seeing the positive and negative forms. I will teach you how to draw the figure correctly and in proportion. We will then use diverse techniques week to week to capture the values and subtle nuances necessary to create volume with the human form. Through this impressionistic course, you will learn the importance of colors and tones and black and white values. This will be a fun, fulfilling step-by-step class creating beautiful one-of-a-kind works of art, as unique as the individual who creates them. This course is specially designed for all mediums Charcoal, Pencil, Ink, Pastels, Oils and Acrylics. You choose your preferred materials I will teach you the human form. This course is designed for all artistic levels. You will receive a video tape of each class after it is finished to watch at your leisure. I will email references for all classes. This course is non-refundable and no makeups are offered at this time. Materials list: Pastels: - Faber-Castell soft pastel set-assorted colors half stick set of 72 or higher - Upgrade set would be Rembrandt 60 half stick assorted or a Unison pastel set. - UArt Premium sanded pastel paper pad 600 grade neutral color or Pastelmat Pad White No 3 7.125"x 9.5 - Stabilo CarbOthello Pastel Pencil set of 24 or pencils of choice - Rubbing Alcohol 70% or 91% Charcoal: - Black Charcoal Pencil - White Charcoal Pencil - General’s multi-pastel gray tones compressed chalk 4ct. - Kneaded Eraser - Mono zero eraser - Strathmore Gray Toned Drawing Pad 8x10 400 series - Blick Studio Soft Vine Charcoal Oils: Princeton select brushes 1#0/0 short liner, #2 chisel blender, #1/4 lunar blender, #1/8 angular shader petite, princeton velvetouch brushes #1/16 angle shader#1/4 angular shader, ##4,#6,#8 filbert theses are small brushes for small canvases. - Palette knife blick style #2 - Sennelier Green for Oil Thinner or Gamsol odorless thinner - 5”x7” or 8”x10” canvases or boards - Palette paper pad disposable or glass palette - Winsor Newton Winton oil paints, Gamblin 180 or professional oils. Titanium White Lemon Yellow Cadmium Yellow Medium Yellow Ochre Cadmium Orange Medium Burnt Sienna Cadmium Red Deep Alizarin Crimson Cerulean Blue Cobalt Blue Ultramarine Blue Sap Green Viridian Green Dioxazine Purple

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Ocean Township, NJ, USA

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