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Week 8: Background Painting: Texture Details and Temperature Awareness with Cornelia Hernes

Week 8: Background Painting: Texture Details and Temperature Awareness
Discover the Depth and Beauty of Still-Life Painting Learn how to refine and develop the background.

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Instructor
Cornelia Hernes
Subjects
Painting
Topics
Still life
Mediums
Oil Paints
Duration
5h 5m 36s

In week eight, instructor Cornelia Hernes will guide you through the meticulous process of refining various areas of your still-life painting. She will introduce a strategic approach to working around wet painting surfaces, emphasizing the importance of planning and adopting a zone-based technique. As you delve deeper into the lesson, Cornelia will demonstrate how to paint the background, infusing it with rich information and intricate textures. While suggesting specific details to enhance the artwork, she will also shed light on the significance of being mindful of temperature variations, especially in shadows and halftones.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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