In week one, Iliya Mirochnik will start with analyzing a master portrait painting. Then, you will learn how to build upon your skills in digital programs to construct a painting inspired by the master.
In week two, Iliya Mirochnikv will do a painting in the style of John Singer Sargent. You will learn the techniques that Sargent used in his paintings and how you can transfer that into your own work.
In week three, Iliya Mirochnik will make a master copy of an Oleg Lomakin painting using the painting software, Rebelle 4. You will learn how to use the program as well as how to painting in the style of Lomakin.
In week four, Iliya Mirochnik will paint an alla prima style painting influenced by Oleg Lomakin. You will learn how to use digital painting software in the manner of traditional oil painting sketches.
In week five, Iliya Mirochnik analyzes master watercolors by creating master copies in Rebelle 4. Using programs that imitate watercolor effects you will learn how to mix traditional watercolor techniques with digital painting techniques.
In week six, Iliya Mirochnik will paint a portrait in the style of Joaquín Sorolla. You will learn how to accurately render using digital watercolor tools to make a painting that looks and feels like traditional watercolor.
In week seven, Iliya Mirochnik will analyze a master portrait of Andrew Wyeth. You will learn how to replicate the watercolor techniques used in the masterwork in a digital format
In week eight, Iliya Mirochnik will analyze portraiture done in sculptures. Iliya will lecture on how the sculpture interpreted the portrait for themselves and how you can study from that.
You can participate by accessing the live lesson page on Saturdays at 9:30 am PT. This event is for NMA subscribers, you can sign up for important email updates here. You will be updated when the stream goes live, with assignment reminders, and any schedule changes.
If you want to submit your drawing for critique follow the submissions guideline PDF located in the assignment tab of each lesson.
A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.
This course includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the materials taught by Iliya. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.
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