|Value study examples|
© Nancy Laliberte
oil on canvas
Last Saturday kicked off the first of three mini workshop series I have scheduled at the Center for the Visual Arts in Wausau, WI. I had an awesome group of students who were more than willing to leave their comfort zones, dive in, and paint a lot of value studies and whatever else I made them do, "...you have three brush strokes left to finish that..." First we talked about values and grouped them into darks, mids and lights. Then I demonstrated and discussed setting up a still life, determining values and deciding what values would be dominant, secondary and just a bit in the painting. Starting with simple still life set ups and building up to more complex ones, students worked from life observing, comparing, and painting values.
|A lot of concentration, "seeing" and painting going on in the CVA studio|
|A sampling of class value studies|
The Secrets to Great Color and How to Mix It
The next workshop series takes place on Saturday, April 6th from 12 noon - 4 pm, and will focus on the secrets to color mixing (no more mud)! Space is limited and spots are filling quickly, so I encourage you to register today by calling the CVA at 715-842-4545. The supply list is available on their website. Scroll down a bit for workshop information. I look forward to seeing you there!
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