Know Your Subjects - Tips For Developing Your Style & Techniques | Robert Joyner | Skillshare

Know Your Subjects - Tips For Developing Your Style & Techniques

Robert Joyner, Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

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5 Lessons (30m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Working With Images

    • 3. Working With Charcoal

    • 4. Working With Acrylics

    • 5. Working With Mixed Media


About This Class

In this class you will learn how important 'know your subjects' is and how it will help you develop style & technique. Creating awesome art is all about how you interpret your subjects and most importantly your ability to use a variety of tools to express them.

However, many artists simply paint pictures only as they see them - which is rather boring & lacks personality. That's why I created this class so that you can easily see how 'connecting to your subjects' will transform your stale art into much more meaningful paintings.

A Closer Look

In Part One I will use charcoal & acrylics to cover the basic idea behind 'connecting to your subjects'. By minimizing the mediums you can better focus on the core lesson(s). In Part 2 I will get into painting with Mixed Media to unlock a whole new level of 'connecting'.

Who Is This For?

Anyone that wants to break out of painting predictable, boring artwork & add personality & style to their art. It's suited for any level artist and you can certainly use any medium you prefer.

Ready To Connect?

Enroll today and start your new journey to producing art that matters.





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Robert Joyner

Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

Hi, I'm Robert Joyner.

I'm a full time paint-slinger from Richmond, Virginia specializing in watercolor, acrylic & mixed media paintings. Best known for my signature loose brushwork and carefree approach to creating abstract style artwork.


I host and teach advanced monthly workshops for watercolor and mixed media are available. If you want more critiques and feedback that will help you identify problem areas be sure to visit pai...

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