Composition in painting:

Study secrets of representational art and create a large size oil painting
Duration of the course:
Access for 3 months
Teacher:
Soslan Sosiev
Online course with English subtitles
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During the course,
you will learn to:

Create a multi-figure composition
Create tonal and color sketches
Work with color, light, and shadows
Set the rhythm of the painting and use it to influence the emotions of the viewer
Create an imprimatur using various materials
Give texture to the artwork
Detail the main and secondary objects of the painting
Create subject oil paintings on large-format canvases

Who will benefit from the course:

Learn how to work with oil from theory to practice
Ongoing artists
Practice and develop your technique with a professional artist
Students of art universities
Discover the author's secrets, improve your skills and get inspired
Professional artists
Devote your free time to your favorite activity and learn new art materials
Art lovers

Course Program:

Section 1.Introduction to the theory of composition
Section 2. Creating a sketch
7 lessons
2 hours 50 minutes
Learn how to determine the format of future work, use the golden ratio when building a composition, set the rhythm of the work and use color.
Lesson 1
Introduction
Meeting with the author of the course. He tells what is the starting point in the painting, what course provides and what factors can prevent you from speeding up this process, as well as what are the features of working in a foreign market.


Lesson 2
Artwork's format
You will learn what the format is, what it affects in painting and how to determine it for future work. Also you will study the interaction of objects in the format.
Lesson 3
Golden Ratio
You will learn what the golden ratio is and how this technique is used in painting, as well as analyze compositional solutions using the example of the author of the course.
Lesson 4
Stylization
Using the example of the author of the course, you will understand what
stylization is, how it affects emotions, and what is the first priority:
format or stylization?
Soslan Sosiev
3 lessons
50 minutes
You will study the features of working on a large-format painting, the nuances of creating it
background and color solutions, composition construction and transmission of light and shadows.
Lesson 1
Tonal sketch. Part 1
You will transfer the development of ideas to the sketch, adding details of future work. You will learn how to prepare the canvas independently, get acquainted with the concept of imprimatur and start creating a monochrome sketch as well as what it is needed for and how to work with tonality in monochrome.


Lesson 2
Tonal sketch. Part 2
You will add volume to the sketch objects and refine the light-shadow areas, to use different materials and not go into details too much creating a sketch.
Soslan Sosiev
Complete program: 4 sections
Cost:
64 $

Cost:
64 $

Lesson 3
Tonal sketch. Part 3
You will refine the necessary number of details in the sketch, learn how to distribute tonal spots and use compositional moves in the sketch, as well as set the rhythm with the help of an ornament and give the sketch a texture.


Soslan Sosiev
2 lessons
42 minutes
You will learn how to transform a tonal sketch into a color one, create an imprimatur, and work with shadows.
Section 3. Color
Section 4. From sketch to canvas. Working on the painting
Lesson 1
Color sketch
The lesson is dedicated to converting a tonal sketch to a color one. You will create imprimatur and outline sketch objects, learn how to combine colors in painting with brush strokes, and learn the main differences between working on tonal and color sketches.
Lesson 2
Color sketch
You will clarify the details of the main figure, get acquainted with the concept of artistic selection, learn how to arrange shadow and color zones and create the painting with two layers.
Soslan Sosiev
7 lessons
4 hours
You will study the features of working on a large-format painting, the nuances of creating it
background and color solutions, composition construction and transmission of light and shadows.


Lesson 1
Imprimatur
You will start working on a large-format painting. You will study the materials for creating the imprimatur and the order of work, set the overall color scheme and work with textures.
Lesson 2
Painting
You will study the features of the various painting materials for
working on a large-format canvas, outline the composition, work with shadows and refine the color and light spots.
Lesson 3
The main objects of the composition
You will start working with the color on the canvas, learn to use colorsand give volume to brushstrokes, introduce cold and warm shades, set the shape of the main object and learn to emphasize the
context of the painting with shadows.
Lesson 4
Secondary objects and details
You will work through the minor details of the painting, learn to follow the rhythm at all stages of creating the canvas and work with the shadow areas.
Cost:
64 $

Cost:
64 $

Course Program:

Soslan Sosiev
7 lessons
2 hours 20 minutes
Learn how to determine the format of future work, use the golden ratio when building a composition, set the rhythm of the work and use color.
Complete program: 4 sections
Lesson 1
Introduction
Meeting with the author of the course. He tells what is the starting point in the painting, what course provides and what factors can prevent you from speeding up this process, as well as what are the features of working in a foreign market.
Lesson 2
Artwork's format
You will learn what the format is, what it affects in painting and how to determine it for future work. Also you will study the interaction of objects in the format.
Lesson 3
Golden Ratio
You will learn what the golden ratio is and how this technique is used in painting, as well as analyze compositional solutions using the example of the author of the course.
Lesson 4
Stylization
Using the example of the author of the course, you will understand what stylization is, how it affects emotions, and what is the first priority: format or stylization?
Cost:
64 $

Soslan Sosiev
3 lessons
50 min
You will get acquainted with the nuances of transferring an idea to paper and create a tonal
sketch of the future work in a monochrome color palette
Lesson 1
Tonal sketch. Part 1
You will transfer the development of ideas to the sketch, adding details of future work. You will learn how to prepare the canvas independently, get acquainted with the concept of imprimatur and start creating a monochrome sketch as well as what it is needed for and how to work with tonality in monochrome.


Урок 2
Tonal sketch. Part 2
You will add volume to the sketch objects and refine the light-shadow areas, to use different materials and not go into details too much creating a sketch.


Cost:
64 $

Soslan Sosiev
2 lessons
42 min
You will learn how to transform a tonal sketch into a color one, create an imprimatur, and work with shadows
Lesson 1
Color sketch
The lesson is dedicated to converting a tonal sketch to a color one. You will create imprimatur and outline sketch objects, learn how to combine colors in painting with brush strokes, and learn the main differences between working on tonal and color sketches.
Урок 2
Color sketch
You will clarify the details of the main figure, get acquainted with the concept of artistic selection, learn how to arrange shadow and color zones and create the painting with two layers.
Cost:
64 $

Soslan Sosiev
7 lessons
4 h
You will study the features of working on a large-format painting, the nuances of creating it
background and color solutions, composition construction and transmission of light and shadows.
Lesson 1
Imprimatur
You will start working on a large-format painting. You will study the materials for creating the imprimatur and the order of work, set the overall color scheme and work with textures.
Lesson 2
Painting
You will study the features of the various painting materials for working on a large-format canvas, outline the composition, work with shadows and refine the color and light spots
Lesson 3
The main objects of the composition
You will start working with the color on the canvas, learn to use colors and give volume to brushstrokes, introduce cold and warm shades, set the shape of the main object and learn to emphasize the context of the painting with shadows
Cost:
64 $

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Course teacher:

Educated in the Russian Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg, the artist relies on traditions of academic painting and monumental art. His artworks are highly valued by collectors and gallerists both in Russia and abroad. Soslan Sosiev is a winner of the Russian Academy of Arts Award and devotes much of his time to teaching painting.
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The study mode:

Video lessons
All lessons are recorded in HD quality.
Courses are opened by thematic blocks at once immediately after the purchase. You can watch the lessons wherever you want. Access to the course is for 3 months.
Homework
Practice is needed to strengthen
the theoretical knowledge. You will be given a task to create your own design at the end of each section.
Final Project and Certificate
After a long-term online course, you receive
a certificate of completion in English.

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We are the only online academy in Russia with the official license for training and education activities. Our students
receive licensed certificates upon course completion.

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Duration of the course:
Access for 3 months
The full course price
280 $
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