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Introduction to Art Philosophy: Art as an Idea with Steve Huston

Introduction to Art Philosophy: Art as an Idea
Introduction to the World of Art and Art Theory Answer the question of "who is an artist?" and explore the binary system of creative fields

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Steve Huston
Art Theory
Art Philosophy
50m 57s

In this lesson, instructor Steve Huston provides you with an introduction to the world of art and art theory. You will explore art as an idea and learn to answer the question of “who is an artist?”. Steve will also share with you a binary system that applies to all art forms. It contains all the necessary ingredients that you would need to become a successful artist. After this lesson, you will find your creative intent and begin to discover a deeper meaning within your artwork.

This lesson belongs to the course Finding Your Artistic Voice and Visual Style. In this 3-week course, senior New Masters Academy instructor Steve Huston and legendary Disney Art Director Bill Perkins will teach you how to develop your voice and visual style as a professional artist. Steve will lecture on art philosophy that helps you better understand the main theories and concepts of being a creative. Next, you will learn from Bill an analytical approach to developing your unique visual style. You will be referring to the Old Masters and analyzing their works for inspiration. After this course, you will be able to create original artworks using your artistic style as a language that delivers powerful messages and metaphors to the viewers.

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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