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Week 9: Transparent Beauty: Developing the Green Bottle with Cornelia Hernes

Week 9: Transparent Beauty: Developing the Green Bottle
Discover the Depth and Beauty of Still-Life Painting Explore how to paint transparent glass successfully.

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Instructor
Cornelia Hernes
Subjects
Painting
Topics
Still life
Mediums
Oil Paints
Duration
4h 41m 45s

In week nine, instructor Cornelia Hernes will guide you through the intricate process of developing the green bottle, a pivotal foreground element in your still-life composition. Throughout this painting session, Cornelia places a strong emphasis on mastering edge quality, ensuring that each transition is both smooth and defined. As you progress, she will introduce techniques to add authentic textures to the bottle, enhancing its realism and depth. Additionally, you will delve into the nuances of painting the bottle’s cast shadow and making necessary color adjustments to achieve harmony.

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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