Medium: Oils or Acrylics
Date: Sun, March 29th
No matter where you live, the sky offers an ever changing scene to paint, but where do you begin? And how do you create clouds with dimension? This class will help you develop a complete understanding of how to plan and execute sky paintings. Well cover the pros and cons of using a photo reference, creating a strong composition and center of interest, and applying atmospheric perspective. Step-by-step exercises help you develop confidence and have a better understanding of how to paint skies and clouds. Youll leave understanding how to create a sense of drama, atmosphere and form in all your skies.
Workshop includes paints and mediums for class use, gessoed panel, an instruction booklet, reference photos to borrow, color wheel, mixed media paper to experiment on and plenty of one on one attention.
Supplies to bring:
Brushes: 2 or 3 medium sized brushes (1/2-1)
Creative Mark #4 palette knife (or similar size and shape)
1 16x20 stretched canvas or canvas panel
12x16 palette paper pad or a covered plastic palette holder
Solvent: Odorless solvent (Gamsol or natural Turpenoid only) in a container with a lid
Roll of paper towels
3-4 sky photos that inspire you (printed or on an IPad. cell phone images are too small to use as a reference)