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Introduction to Art Philosophy: Three Ways to be Creative with Steve Huston

Introduction to Art Philosophy: Three Ways to be Creative
Learn the Different Ways to be Creative Discover the Gaps concept and oil/water approach

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Steve Huston
Art Theory
Art Philosophy
1h 5m 49s

In this lesson, instructor Steve Huston will present to you the Gaps concept. You will learn that we as humans “are wired to fill the gaps.” Steve will teach you different ways to be creative and show you how to use your art to connect with the viewers yet still obtain your originality. You will watch him analyze famous masterworks that illustrate the concepts he has covered.

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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