Analyzing Rembrandt’s Use of Value

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    New Masters AcademyNew Masters Academy
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    World-renowned painter Steve Huston breaks down a painting by Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn and analyzes the artist’s use of shadows and overall approach to value using only black, white, and grey paint. You will learn how to control your tones and to emphasize certain features within your painting, as well as how to clearly define your mid ranges, shadows, and lights.

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    • Gamblin Artist Grade Oil Colors
    • Simply Simmons Paintbrush
    • Canvas Panel
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    Are you mixing any linseed oil or other medium into your paint before you begin? It seems like paint from the tube, especially earth tones, are very dense and it takes so much to cover the canvas.

     

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