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Week 1: Introduction to Silhouette, Visual Landmarks, and Materials with George Pratt

Week 1: Introduction to Silhouette, Visual Landmarks, and Materials
Master the Art of Pastel Drawing Learn the importance of silhouette and visual landmarks in art-making, as well as explore the materials needed for pastel drawing.

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Instructor
George Pratt
Subjects
Art Theory
Topics
Design, Tools and Materials
Mediums
Pastel
Duration
1h 13m 14s

In week one, instructor George Pratt will lecture on the importance of silhouette and visual landmarks in art-making. You will learn to focus on the design and the arrangements of information while composing any artwork. George will teach you the idea of shape welding. Then, you will be introduced to the materials needed for pastel drawing.

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

You do not need to purchase specific materials to take this course.
We have included a materials list as recommendation only. If you cannot find a specific material in your area, use the closest equivalent available to you. Doing so will allow you to have the best possible learning outcome from this course. For help with finding alternative materials, including how to take this course with digital tools, please join our community Discord.

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