Problem Solving For Oil Painters
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Depth- Would the addition of foreground material deepen the space? - Are the halftones properly related to the background?
- would the color look brighter if it were saturated into its adjacent area? - Are you painting lines when you should be painting masses? - Is there enough variation in the texture of the paint?
Inside you'll learn how to study a painting and correct problematic areas. Your ideas will guide your individualized instruction as you expand your skills as a painter.If you choose, a still life setup will be available each week to further develop your skills in representational painting.Here, students have to work with the medium and take their lumps along the way so it doesn’t happen again. Which colors to use and how to keep from making a mistake are for starters.Watercolor is usually unforgiving if a mistake is made and only the best can do any kind of repair on a watercolor painting once it’s goofed up. The various brushes, oil pigments and chemicals can lead to disaster if one doesn’t keep one’s eyes open.Prerequisite: Beginning Oil Painting, Beginning Acrylic Painting, Project Based Oil Painting or equivalent experience.Nine common trouble-spots in oil painting are identified in this book, and readers are helped to locate their own problem areas and avoid them in future. - would the color look brighter if it were saturated into its adjacent area? - Are you painting lines when you should be painting masses? - Is there enough variation in the texture of the paint? - Are you using the palette knife as much as you could?Study topics include: Ideas- Is there a good abstract idea underlying the picture? - What details could be eliminated to strengthen the composition?