Nanci France-Vaz: Painting the Self-Portrait In Oilsby nancifrancevaz |
Learn the classical techniques and materials of creating a self-portrait using a mirror or a photograph. The structure of the human skull will be covered extensively in order to produce an accurate three-dimensional head. Composition of expression, light, measuring from comparative relationships, value design, color temperatures, variations of edges will be covered. A demo in setting up the color wash and how to mix the right value/color to create a clean portrait will also be discussed. Students will take home a finished portrait that represents their character. Please click on list below for materials list.