Matisse, Picasso and Van Gogh perfected their craft by copying the works of others. Try this time-honored tradition and find out why! Deconstruct and transcribe a masterwork using instructor and classically trained artist Molly Herman's tips on how to copy a painting. Learn the impressionist-like Bezold effect, and add a sculptural sense of depth with the dynamic impasto technique. Discover how to use glazing with transparent paints to bring cohesion and harmony to your piece, and enjoy a bonus lesson on color theory and working with a limited palette. Unlock the methods of the masters in this fun, fast-paced exploration of iconic artwork, and learn how to make any masterpiece your own!
Meet your instructor, Molly Herman, and discover what you'll learn in class.
Learn about the rich history of "master copying," select an artist's work that you like and begin studying it to improve your own practice.
Select an area of the painting that will be most meaningful to your own work before blocking in the elements you want to paint.
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