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Classical Figure Painting

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Classical Figure Painting

To register please click the +join in the upper right hand corner, pay and you will be instantly in the class.  All video content can be found along the right hand side of the page under "course content".

The registration price for this one week course is $48.00.   Once you pay you have instant access to the videos. You will have LIFETIME ACCESS* to the videos.

This course is being taught by Angie Redhead.

The Renaissance period is my most favourite time in art. In part due to advances in materials, renewed interest in the classics and availability of patrons, artists experienced a rebirth which
pushed their art to new depths. Figure painting was a common theme in this era and was a way to express stories of the past and present.


During this one week online class, we will create a group figure painting on canvas. I will take you through the process I’ve used when painting figures for murals, except in a smaller scale.

This class will cover: reference material resources, surface prep, sketching a classical figure outline, composition, the underpainting and painting the overlayers.


Please note that nude figure photos will be referenced online, and then they will be drawn and
painted.

Materials List:
Raw,
unstretched canvas or unbleached cotton (about 1 metre / 1 yard)
Gesso
(enough to prep the substrate) can
be spray Gesso or the ‘paint on’ kind
Acrylic
Paints Titanium
white, Burnt Umber, Raw Umber, Yellow Ochre, Raw Sienna, Burnt
Sienna, Mars Black, Paynes Gray, Neutral Gray, Pyrrole Red/Cadmium Red
Acrylic
Extender/Retarder
Brushes
a
variety of sizes from large to small
Pallet
Knife
Pallet
toned
grey paper pallet is great or a white background one is fine too
Water
Cup
Cloth
or Paper Towels
Charcoal/
pencil and sketchpad for sketching outline ideas

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