In the theoretical section, you will get acquainted with the basics of oil painting, learn how to calculate the cost of your artworks and look for models, as well as learn about the nuances of cooperation with art dealers and galleries.
We are getting acquainted with the author of the course and the educational program.
The lesson will allow you to get to know the master, her achievements and experience more closely, to find out what attracts Anna to realism, how she had developed her painting style and why every artist should conduct social networks, what are the ways of selling paintings and what are the nuances of working with galleries in Russia and abroad.
We will get acquainted with the basics and history of oil painting, learn about the drying process of artworks and the use of materials that speed up this process, as well as learn how to correct mistakes on canvas.
From the artist's personal experience, you will learn what makes up the price of a painting and what helps to form it for the Russian and foreign markets, what nuances exist in working with art dealers and galleries, and whether it is worth publishing the prices of artworks in the public domain.
In the practical section, you will learn all the stages of creating a large-format female oil portrait: searching for compositional, color and tone solutions, creating a palette based on the main colors, working with a model and light, giving the work volume and completeness.
We learn to choose a still life based on the skin tone of the model and train to combine colors on peaches for the subsequent complication of objects. We select a color palette, make a sketch and look for a background solution, study the nuances of the first color fills, the texture of strokes, and color ratios.
Using the limited color palette
We create various hues from the limited number of colors, create a range of hues, train to create a diverse palette of three and five basic colors.
Complete program: 2 sections
We learn to set the model and the background and study the features when setting the model and the light.
You will learn how to transform a tonal sketch into a color one, create an imprimatur, and work with shadows.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are working on a preliminary sketch of the future portrait. We solve compositional, color, and tonal problems for the large-format piece.