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Form, an Academic Approach to Painting the Landscape:
The Basics of Form
Preview of Class #1
RUNTIME: 1 hour, 13 minutes - STREAM FOR 90 DAYS
Instructor, Class : July 13, 2020
The Basics of Form—Basic explanation of light falling on an object and its surroundings. Ray will walk us through an academic approach to analyzing and demonstrating a studio still life set-up. Light, half-tones, shadow, form shadow, cast shadow, reflected light, and angle of light will be discussed and defined. This will be the ground floor for all painting for the rest of the workshop. This first class will be in black and white as form primarily works in value. Slide presentation, discussion, and demonstration. View some video stills here.
Assignment: Demonstrate your understanding of form by completing basic black and white value studies based on what you learned in class.