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Oils with Janet Sheen

 Objectives:

  1. How to modify the original reference to place items at their best advantage- focal point- using the concept of “Golden Means”.

  2. How to get a sketch from your reference picture to the canvas.

  3. How to place a horizon line and sky – where and why

  4. How to decide on a light source and place appropriate shadows or dark passages.

  5. How to block in the major items in neutral showing light, medium and dark placements.

  6. Putting in a sky – possibility of clouds

  7. How to mix your own black, greens and browns

  8. The idea of creating a “Mother Color” – that will be modified throughout the painting to obtain continuity of color.

     9. Help with handling mountains, hills, various types of trees, leaf foliage, rocks, water.

 

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