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Working with Tonal Composition with Steve Huston

Working with Tonal Composition
Compose using a Tonal Approach Steve will guide you through the basics of composition using three values

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Steve Huston
Art Theory, Painting
Composition, Human Figure, Still life
Oil Paints
1h 19m 58s

In this video lesson world-renowned painter Steve Huston will demonstrate tonal composition working from a figurative painting by Dean Cornwell and a still life painting by Jean Siméon Chardin. Painting only using black and white oils, Steve will analyze the works of these master artists and show you the basic value structure.


  • Gamblin Artist Grade Oil Colors
  • Simply Simmons Paintbrush
  • Canvas Panel
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