13 – Painting Colored Shapes Demo – Light and Shadow and Value Scale
OK! Now we are really going to paint a little still life. Find 3- 6 objects of varying shape, color, and value that interest you.
14 – Independant Play
Analyze your progress. If you sailed through this exercise, try more complicated shapes in light and shadow – like a figurative pieces below. If you
15 – What the heck is NOTAN?
NOTAN: no·tan | \ ˈnōˈtän \ (as defined by Marriam Webster’s Dictionary) plural -s Definition of notan : the combination of lights and darks especially as used in Japanese art : the design or
16 – Composing NOTANS
Composing NOTANS In most of this section I use an iPad because it’s makes sharing the images with you much easier. I also find it
17 – NOTAN to Value Sketches
We’ve had some fun with NOTANS and now you all understand the importance of that solid design that ‘hides’ beneath your fancy brushwork and your
18 – Guest Mojo Maker from the Road
Artistic friends are a hoot. Meet Sean Murphy. Sean is an extraordinary photographer who I’ve known for many years. We worked together in a radical