POP 1 – Part 1

THE PRACTICE OF PAINTING  1

What am I hoping to achieve from this course?

PART 1 WHAT PAINT CAN DO

apple2art-deco-dish-cropPROJECT Basic paint application

Exercise: Getting to know your brushes

 

Exercise: Applying paint without brushes
Exercise: Painting with pastels

PROJECT Transparent and opaque

negativepositive-sandedExercise: Tonally graded wash
Exercise: Overlaying washes

 

Exercise: Opaque colour mixing
Exercise: Monochrome studies
Research point: Mark Rothko – the Seagram Murals

PROJECT Working on different coloured grounds

Research point: Coloured ground for oil paints

cows-acrylic-a3-final
jar-finalExercise: Tonal study on white ground

Research point:
Chiaroscuro (part 1)
Chiaroscuro (part 2) candlelit studies

Exercise: Tonal study on a dark ground (1)
Exercise: Tonal study on a dark ground (2)

ASSIGNMENT ONE

danecroft5apple-orchard-final-finalThe Old Apple Orchard at Danecroft – final painting

Assignment preparation

 

claus-1868exhibition-coverVisits and discoveries

Francis Bacon & the Masters, Sainsbury Centre, Norwich 
– Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993)
– Homage to Manet exhibition, Norwich Castle
– BBC Documentary – Apples, Pears and Paint – How to make a still life painting

Reflection

Reflection on Part 1

TUTOR REPORT

Tutor report with my comments tutor-report-painting1-part1-sw-comments (pdf)

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