LEVEL 1: PAINTING THE HUMAN FIGURE FROM LIVE MODELS

Grisaille

Understanding paint

Imprimatura
How to mix and organise the values on the palette
How to organise values on big shapes
Application of paint: lean over fat

Controlling paint

Relationship among values
Transitions and edges
Blending and softening

Light impression

Fall of the light
Figure and background
Impasto and transparency

Final Review