|308 - Wednesday||10:30am - 1:30||Light & Shade: Fundamentals of Still Life, Morning||Matt Weigle||$475 Fall|
*Cast drawing/painting will also be an option for those interested*
Step 1. -Set up
– Good working habits
Step 2. – Line Drawing on paper
– Define contours
– Terminator edges
Step 3. – Transfer Drawing ( Oil or Graphite Transfer)
– Poster Studies- Grisaille & Color
Step 4. – Begin Painting
– Underpainting Techniques
– Ebauche or 1st Layer of Paint
Step 5. – Painting Methods/ Finishing Techniques
Pencils- hb, b, 2b,
drawing pad 12×16
Colors: Use any palette you are comfortable with. This is Matt’s palette if you would like to use his: raw umber, burnt umber, indian red, alizarin crimson, cadmium red med., terra rosa, cadmium yellow medium, Cadmium yellow med, ultramarine blue, viridian green, sap green, ivory black, titanium white, cad green, burnt sienna, naples yellow, yellow ochre pale.
Any palette you are comfortable with
Brushes- a variety, rounds, filberts some bristle. A variety of small size brushes
Turpentine and container
Stand oil or linseed oil (or any medium you prefer)
2 Canvases – One close to square. The other a rectangle.
Examples: 7×10, 8×10, 9×12, 10×14, 12×16 – In that range but no larger.
Please bring a small variety of still-life objects to choose from. Something that might fit nicely on the dimensions suggested above. Possibly fruit that won’t turn bad quickly, pottery, a small vase. Anything you might find interesting to paint against a dark background. Any cloth to add color such as a handkerchief if you like. No flowers though. The simpler the better for this exercise. You will need to complete a drawing of these items in one day.