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What is ‘style?’
Manet Monet Van Gogh
Hiroshige ManetRembrandt
+ =
Jessica Orme Malevich study and response
What’s the
procedure?
thumbnail sketch
first – block-in light
& shadow
No detail
Then paint (but the
painting doesn’t
have to follow the
sketch)
The brush changes direction, following the contour of the shapes
Work from thin to thick, allow each layer to dry, block in
the whole composition, including the light and shadow
Painting the
background also
redefines the edge
of the shape
(e.g., behind the
cheek)
What is ‘glazing?’
• GLAZING = transparent
layers over each other
• Each layer is painted,
then dried, before
proceeding to the next
Thin watery Glazes
Thick Impasto
Paul Wonner
Claude Monet
Richard
Diebenkorn
Painting
bright colors
on a dark
background
Helen Frankenthaler
Pouring on flat canvas
What is brush
technique?
How many ways are there
to use a brush?
• Wet-in-Wet
• Wet-over-dry
• Stamping, Rolling, Scratching
• Dry Brush
• Impasto
...
John Singer Sargent watercolor Joan Mitchell oil
Energy with big brushes
Marie-Genevieve Bouliar
Detail with fine brushes
Franz Hals
detail + energy with a quick flick of the brush
Eduoard Manet
detail + energy with a quick flick of the brush
Oskar Kokoschka, watercolor
Monet (detail)
wet
into
wet
dragging one
color into
another while
both are still
wet
“pentimento”
you can see traces of previous layers
Van Gogh
built-up texture with brush or
palette knife
e see the cast shadows of ridges
of paint
R. B. Kitaj
Drawing and
painting (line and
tone) in the same
picture
Is oil on canvas the
only procedure?
Angela Hunkler
Liz
Berg
watercolor oil pastel
Deepa Goyal
Lyndsay Erickson Degas study
Elinor Cheung
mixed media
acrylic + collage
Acrylic, oil and
torn paper on
canvas
Tom O’Neill
Tom O’Neill
What is a ‘Series?’
AbigailDrapkin.com
AbigailDrapkin.com
Why use ‘warm’
and ‘cool’ varieties
of the same color?
Chromatic scale
• Light to dark
• Bright to dull
• Warm to cool
Georgia O’Keefe
What is dramatic
lighting?
Dramatic light comes from
the contrast of light and
dark.
This is called “value” – the
black-and-white version of
the colo...
Elmer
Bischoff
Andrew Wyeth
Paul Wonner
Do you have to follow a
photograph?
Or can you make things up?
Maggie Engebretson
First class warm-up assignment
a tonal painting emphasizing “light”
using a
limited palette
(black, white, blue and brown)
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016
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Painting Day One Concept Style and Technique 2016

  1. 1. What is ‘style?’
  2. 2. Manet Monet Van Gogh
  3. 3. Hiroshige ManetRembrandt + =
  4. 4. Jessica Orme Malevich study and response
  5. 5. What’s the procedure?
  6. 6. thumbnail sketch first – block-in light & shadow No detail Then paint (but the painting doesn’t have to follow the sketch)
  7. 7. The brush changes direction, following the contour of the shapes
  8. 8. Work from thin to thick, allow each layer to dry, block in the whole composition, including the light and shadow
  9. 9. Painting the background also redefines the edge of the shape (e.g., behind the cheek)
  10. 10. What is ‘glazing?’
  11. 11. • GLAZING = transparent layers over each other • Each layer is painted, then dried, before proceeding to the next
  12. 12. Thin watery Glazes Thick Impasto
  13. 13. Paul Wonner
  14. 14. Claude Monet
  15. 15. Richard Diebenkorn Painting bright colors on a dark background
  16. 16. Helen Frankenthaler Pouring on flat canvas
  17. 17. What is brush technique?
  18. 18. How many ways are there to use a brush? • Wet-in-Wet • Wet-over-dry • Stamping, Rolling, Scratching • Dry Brush • Impasto • Transparent glazes
  19. 19. John Singer Sargent watercolor Joan Mitchell oil Energy with big brushes
  20. 20. Marie-Genevieve Bouliar Detail with fine brushes
  21. 21. Franz Hals detail + energy with a quick flick of the brush
  22. 22. Eduoard Manet detail + energy with a quick flick of the brush
  23. 23. Oskar Kokoschka, watercolor
  24. 24. Monet (detail) wet into wet dragging one color into another while both are still wet
  25. 25. “pentimento” you can see traces of previous layers
  26. 26. Van Gogh built-up texture with brush or palette knife e see the cast shadows of ridges of paint
  27. 27. R. B. Kitaj Drawing and painting (line and tone) in the same picture
  28. 28. Is oil on canvas the only procedure?
  29. 29. Angela Hunkler
  30. 30. Liz Berg
  31. 31. watercolor oil pastel Deepa Goyal
  32. 32. Lyndsay Erickson Degas study
  33. 33. Elinor Cheung mixed media acrylic + collage
  34. 34. Acrylic, oil and torn paper on canvas Tom O’Neill
  35. 35. Tom O’Neill
  36. 36. What is a ‘Series?’
  37. 37. AbigailDrapkin.com
  38. 38. AbigailDrapkin.com
  39. 39. Why use ‘warm’ and ‘cool’ varieties of the same color?
  40. 40. Chromatic scale • Light to dark • Bright to dull • Warm to cool
  41. 41. Georgia O’Keefe
  42. 42. What is dramatic lighting?
  43. 43. Dramatic light comes from the contrast of light and dark. This is called “value” – the black-and-white version of the color.
  44. 44. Elmer Bischoff
  45. 45. Andrew Wyeth
  46. 46. Paul Wonner
  47. 47. Do you have to follow a photograph? Or can you make things up?
  48. 48. Maggie Engebretson
  49. 49. First class warm-up assignment a tonal painting emphasizing “light” using a limited palette (black, white, blue and brown)

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