Famous Painters and How to Paint Like the Masters<br />Kerrie Allred-Pirkle<br />November 8, 2010<br />
Expand your Painting Knowledge<br />Study the work of a famous painter<br />Choose a work that you are interested in dupli...
Painting in the style of the Masters<br />There are two classic styles associated with the Masters, sfumato and chiaroscur...
Sfumato<br />refers to the subtle use of tone used to obscure sharp edges and to create a synergy between lights and shado...
Chiaroscuro<br />literally, “light-dark” a technique used to create dramatic contrasts. The focus of the painting is illum...
An example of painting like a master.<br />Monet Painting: Step by Step<br />
Assignment Overview<br />
Objectives<br />Critical analysis<br />Technique<br />Greater Understanding of color<br />Problem solving<br />
The practice of copying masterpieces has been a foundation of art education for a long time.<br />
Select realistic expectations…<br />Mastery is not achieved overnight!<br />
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  1. 1. Famous Painters and How to Paint Like the Masters<br />Kerrie Allred-Pirkle<br />November 8, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Expand your Painting Knowledge<br />Study the work of a famous painter<br />Choose a work that you are interested in duplicating<br />Study the methods, palette and technique of the chosen artist <br />
  3. 3. Painting in the style of the Masters<br />There are two classic styles associated with the Masters, sfumato and chiaroscuro. Find out what the difference is and use them in your paintings.<br />
  4. 4. Sfumato<br />refers to the subtle use of tone used to obscure sharp edges and to create a synergy between lights and shadows in painting.<br />Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is probably the best known example of sfumato.<br />
  5. 5. Chiaroscuro<br />literally, “light-dark” a technique used to create dramatic contrasts. The focus of the painting is illuminated, as if in spotlight, while the surrounding area is dark and somber<br />Rembrandt was the master of chiaroscuro as seen in “St. Peter in Prison”. <br />
  6. 6. An example of painting like a master.<br />Monet Painting: Step by Step<br />
  7. 7. Assignment Overview<br />
  8. 8. Objectives<br />Critical analysis<br />Technique<br />Greater Understanding of color<br />Problem solving<br />
  9. 9. The practice of copying masterpieces has been a foundation of art education for a long time.<br />
  10. 10. Select realistic expectations…<br />Mastery is not achieved overnight!<br />

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