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Delicate Whites

Delicate Whites

For Intermediates

Contains 3 streamed videos (1.57m, 3.19m, 2.38m) and two exercises
Optional work in progress 30 minute Skype/Facetime call on request
1 assignment with written feedback
Next course starts 1 August
Registration open. Contact me for availability prior to payment.

What will be covered?

The role of light
Building a shadow palette
How composition can help
The role of a graphite tonal study
Video demo (4 parts) painting a white orchid
Step-by-step clematis
Analysis of other white paintings
White vegetables

Why take this course?

Do you long to paint white florals and vegetables that come alive with subtle colours. Refine your palette, avoid the greys and make new mixes.

In this course you will see examples of my work presented as step-by-step scans which I call ‘build-ups’ so that you can study the process of creating those subtle colour-biased whites. Learn how to depict translucency and more.

Painting white subjects successfully takes us also into the realms of composition. Learn about the strategic placement of contrast elements to ‘hold’ white edges against white paper.
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