Month 6: All Things Connected
Month 6 part 1- Planning & Design- Connecting Lights & Shapes
This first video is VERY IMPORTANT – Identifying a process to develop & strengthen composition & design
Think it through and follow the steps to a strong composition.
Month 6 part 2- The Painting Demo
Finished Demo Painting
Side by Side Comparison
Key Points to Consider
- Simplification of shapes
- Lowering of the view point
- Adjusting the balance of shapes
- Creating a focal point
- Creating a more interesting lighting situation
- Designing shadow shapes
Comparison of First Wash to Finish
Notice how the first translucent wash of color sings once the darks are placed.
Remember, this is REFERENCE to supply information. Paintings must be thought about and COMPOSED from reference!
You are free to use your own reference images. However, please stay within the range of the elements we discussed.