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In this video lesson, instructor Bill Perkins will give you an introduction to en plein air painting, or “painting in open air.” Bill will begin by going over some unique challenges you will encounter with plein air painting, such as choosing your intention for your piece, finding the right frame, and how to work with […]
In this video lesson Steve continues his Landscape series by finally doing a demonstration that applies many of the principles previously discussed. Steve will draw a misty forest scene using Sharpie pens as well as a white Conté pencil and white chalk stick. Steve will demonstrate concepts such as composition, perspective, creating value, stylization, technique, […]
In this video lessons world-renowned artist Steve Huston continues his landscape series by focusing on the elements of design for landscape drawings and paintings. Steve will show you how to break your composition into quadrants to help analyze the compositional and three-dimensional elements including perspective. Steve will cover how to establish the right frame for […]
In this continuation of his landscape drawing and painting series, world-renowned artist Steve Huston covers the application of the laws of light for landscape. Steve will show you how to find shadow shapes on forms within the environment and how to simplify your forms into two value ranges: light and shadow sides. Using an example […]
Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on one of his most famous subjects: the boxer. Steve will take you through each step of his drawing process, from the initial lay-in to the finished presentation drawing in full value range. Materials Conté Crayon – Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending Stumps […]
Steve Huston demonstrated his charcoal drawing technique on a female head. You will learn how his process applies to the forms of the head from the lay-in with a stump to the final finishing touches. Materials Conté Crayon – Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending Stumps Sandpaper or Emery Paper Electric […]
Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on a female reclining figure. Steve will take you through each step of his process, starting with a light lay in using a stump loaded with charcoal powder all the way to finishing touches. Materials Conté Crayon – Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending […]
World-renowned painter Steve Huston draws a back view of a female figure using charcoal, conté crayon, blending tools, and erasers. Steve will take you through each step of his process, from a light lay-in using a stump loaded with charcoal powder to resolving all major forms of the figure in full value range. Materials Conté […]
Eric Michael Wilson demonstrates how to sculpt a life-size female portrait using common water-based clay. You will learn how to establish good working habits such as: accurately measuring, maintaining symmetry, establishing clear planes, and working from larger to smaller forms.
Erik Olson deliberates more varied and complex examples of drawing objects using reference planes, reference points, intersecting planes, shapes, and surfaces meeting with seams. A simple scene with a blimp, an archway, and a 1940’s type racecar is related to the cone of vision. Materials 45-45-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler 30-60-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler Alvin Pro-Matic […]
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