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Still-Life Painting in the Sight-Size Method

In this 14-week course, instructor Joe Altwer will introduce you to still-life painting using sight-size. You will explore how to prepare a workspace for the sight-size method. Joe will demonstrate three oil paintings, progressing from beginner to intermediate. You will learn to paint a simple pear and still-lifes of multiple objects against different backgrounds. Joe will start with a limited palette, then slowly transition to a full-color palette. This course will help you effectively capture the reality on your canvas and improve your color mixing and painting skills.

14 Lessons 54h 48m 22s of videos

Common Questions

Is this course beginner friendly?

Yes! This is a great introduction to still-life painting in the sight-size method.

Are there any assignments in this course?

This course includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the materials taught by instructor Joe Altwer. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.

What materials do I need to get for this course?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.

Can I do this course digitally, using Photoshop or Procreate?

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.