The Everything (but Painting) Course with Bruce St. Clair
This comprehensive course is intended to cover the main 'mechanics' of art necessary for the creation of a successful painting. These fundamental skills will help bring confidence and success to your creative vision. Bruce has based this course on the various challenges he found to be common to many beginning and developing artists.
Drawing Accurately (the Secret of ...): Shapes, not things! (1 week); Light and Shadow for 3D shape and compositional patterns of light and dark (1 week); Perspective - Linear and Aerial: buildings, still life and landscape, reflections vs shadows(2 weeks); User-Friendly Colour Creation, Colour Temperature, and Colour as Value (2 weeks); Composition Made Simple, and working with photo-references (2 weeks); Drawing For Painting: Transferring the image to the painting surface (1 week)
Fridays, 9:30 - 12:30, 9 weeks, April 26 to June 28 [NO class on May 3]