Sketch Creatively!

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About this session

Are you a detail oriented perfectionist? Yes, you know you are, and this is the perfect session for you to develop your spontaneity and creativity.

In these fun sessions we produce many pages of art, in a change of pace from our usual session where we focus on one scene all afternoon.

Creative sketching
What do you see first? A lion? A Zebra?

Each time you take this session you'll produce many pages of different content.

As well as the more "finished" sketches we will do very fast work in order to develop specific skills.

Creative sketching
Five super-fast sketches of a pear. Here we are practicing: movement, iterative learning, imagination.

Creative sketching
Scribble.
To scribble means to create one continuous line as quickly as possible. This is a great strategy to get you in "Right - Brain - Mode", where your non-verbal thinking takes place.

What will we learn in this session?

  • Abstraction
  • Automatic Drawing
  • Circles
  • Composition
  • Counterpoint
  • Cross Hatching
  • Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
  • Flow State
  • Focal Point
  • Hard and soft edges
  • Iterative Learning
  • Language of Line
  • Lettering
  • Loose versus tight
  • Overhand Grip
  • Rhythm
  • Scribble
  • Sketching shape quickly and accurately
  • Smudging
  • Spirals
  • Squares
  • Straight lines
  • Tonal Design
  • Tonal Sketching
  • Tone
  • Triangles
  • Underhand Grip
  • Van Gogh's Language of Line
  • Vignettes
  • Wavy lines

We will use all the tricks of the trade to make your sketches into a page that's really nice to look at.

This session is a prerequisite for the Paint Creatively! sessions.

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Compose Great Floral Paintings

About this painting

Learn Floral painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com Learn Floral painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com

Every lesson in this series, we paint a different floral from a still life setup in the studio.

We get Inspiration from the Information in the setup. We are not aiming for imitation, but rather for an artistic interpretation.

Learn Floral painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com Learn Floral painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com

By recording how we respond to the:

  • Beauty
  • Elegance
  • Form
  • Colours

... of the humble flower we create something that inspires a sense of wonder in ourselves and in anyone who looks at our painting with an open heart.

Learn Floral painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com Learn Floral painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com

What will we learn in this painting?

  • Colour mixing
  • Composition
  • Filbert brush
  • Floral Painting
  • Focal Point
  • Hard and soft edges
  • Impasto
  • Impressionist style
  • Pallete knife

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