How to Create Paintings with Color and Impact in Oils | Malcolm Dewey | Skillshare

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How to Create Paintings with Color and Impact in Oils

teacher avatar Malcolm Dewey, Artist and Author

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Topics include illustration, design, photography, and more

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Lessons in This Class

11 Lessons (48m)
    • 1. What is this Class About?

      2:34
    • 2. Color Materials Explained

      4:46
    • 3. Color Notes Mixing Tips

      12:19
    • 4. Part 1: Compose Simple Shapes

      2:21
    • 5. Part 2: Block in Simple Shapes

      2:33
    • 6. Part 3: Light Colors

      1:53
    • 7. Part 4: Focal Area & Darks

      1:54
    • 8. Part 5: Middle Values & Greens

      4:39
    • 9. Part 6: Foreground & Details

      8:41
    • 10. Part 7: Refine & Finish

      4:32
    • 11. Your Challenge

      1:29
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About This Class

Do you want paintings that are vibrant, colorful and expressive? That get all the attention? If so then this practical class will help you.

This lesson will focus on Two Practical Techniques in oil painting:

1. Simplification of shapes;

2. How to Keep color notes clean and vibrant.

You will learn how to keep color mixing effective ensure powerful color notes. 

Secondly you will see how to paint a colorful Autumn tree using a simple arrangement of shapes, But the scene will remain loose, impressionistic and vibrant. 

Each step is explained clearly.

You can then paint the scene yourself to practice the techniques described. 

These techniques are important to keep your landscape painting loose, expressive and fun.

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Malcolm Dewey

Artist and Author

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Professional artist and author. I work in oils painting in a contemporary impressionist style. Mostly landscapes and figure studies. I have a number of painting courses both online and workshops for beginners through to intermediate artists. 

My publications include books on outdoor painting, how to paint loose and content marketing tips for creative people.

My goal is to help people start painting and encourage them with excellent lessons that they can use for years to come.

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