Color: The Language of Artists with Marlene Bezich

Color: The Language of Artists with Marlene Bezich

Lesson 1: The Basics
Instructor Introduction; Materials Review; The Color Wheel; Color “Language” of the Masters 

Lesson 2: Color in the Landscape
Creating a Value Sketch Examining Lights Effect on Color; Atmospheric Color Perspective; Guiding the Eye Using Color Learn to Render Using Photographs

Lesson 3: Our Furry & Feathered Friends
I Do Not “See” that Color; Dynamic Lighting and Color Manipulation; Working from Photographs; Composing a Successful Portrait

Lesson 4: The Human Head
Skin Tone Colors; The Importance of Value and Lighting; Constructing a Dynamic Rendition “Pushing” Values Using Color Identifying Color Values from Photographs; Render a Self Portrait by looking in a mirror or from a photograph



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