Captivate, compel and inspire your viewer with color! Award-winning artist Joseph Dolderer guides you through three variations of the block study as you learn to use color to express form and value. Discover how to analyze and paint color and plane changes, and depict transitions using warm and cool hues. Paint a simplified still life and use color, highlights and value shifts to create a fully dimensional, sculptural quality. With each exercise, youll hone a powerful system for mapping out compositions as masses of color and light. Once mastered, this skill will help you simplify much more complex subject matters. Still lifes, landscapes and portraits will come together faster, easier and more radiant than ever before!
Meet your instructor, artist Joseph Dolderer, and learn how you'll explore color and planes over the course of this class.
Prepare for your first study, which consists of a single block against a solid-colored background. You'll learn how to lay in elements as you create a grisaille to set the stage for your color work.
Discover new ways to identify and adjust color as Dolderer walks you through ways to lay in each hue efficiently, work with cast shadows, add a second color cycle and work with temperature changes.
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