In week one, Charles will teach you how to paint a figure with an extended palette. You will discover how to utilize colors in your artwork that improves the dynamic range beyond the Zorn palette.
In week two, you will continue to explore the extended palette in figure painting. Charles will focus on illuminating the figure and fine-tuning the development of the objects in the composition.
In week three, Charles will tackle a costumed figure painting with an extended palette. You will discover how to simplify the fabric and add details to capture the overall feeling of the pose.
In week four, you will practice using an extended palette to bring the costumed figure painting to completion. Charles will show you how to switch between working from life and photo. You will learn to add the final touches to the pose and refine the face of the model.
In week five, Charles introduces you to painting a muti-figure composition utilizing an extended palette. Charles will demonstrate how to block in a painting of two figures. You will learn how to establish the shadow shapes and the forms of the figures.
In week six, you will continue working on the multi-figure painting. Charles will demonstrate how to refine both figures in the composition. You will learn how to capture the characteristics of each model.
In week seven, Charles will demonstrate how to bring the multi-figure painting to completion. You will watch as Charles adjusts areas in the composition and adds in the final details.
This course is most suitable for students who have taken part one of this course: Oil Painting for Beginners I
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 instructor Charles Hu. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.
We highly recommend using traditional tools for this course. However, most New Masters Academy courses are designed to be done traditionally or digitally. Software changes constantly, but the fundamentals stay the same. It will be up to you to translate the information that you are learning to your software of choice.
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