Making Simple Still Life Compositions Extraordinary

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

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17 Videos (1h 59m)
    • What You Will Learn

      1:10
    • Getting Started

      6:53
    • The Charcoal Sketch

      7:31
    • Exploring Color & Brushwork

      9:56
    • Exploring Color & Brushwork Part 2

      11:18
    • Understand Acrylic Qualities

      7:51
    • Understand Acrylic Qualities Part 2

      9:52
    • Three Main Areas

      13:08
    • Charcoal Sketch Wine Bottle

      5:57
    • Wine Bottle Acrylic Sketch 1

      9:22
    • Wine Bottle Acrylic Sketch Part 2

      5:33
    • Wine Bottle Recap

      1:40
    • Wine Bottle Layer One

      3:03
    • Wine Bottle Layer Two

      5:36
    • Wine Bottle Layer Three

      4:58
    • Wine Bottle Layer Four

      6:38
    • Wine Bottle Layer Five

      8:52

About This Class

In this class you will learn expressive still life painting techniques using acrylics and charcoal. The idea behind the class is to teach you how to blend conventional and unconventional painting methods to ultimately create loose simple still life artwork.

You don't always need elaborate compositions if you understand how to make your style the main focus. By mastering basics such as layers, brushwork and expressive drawing you can begin to create some fun simple still life paintings.

22 of 22 students recommendSee All

Amazing course. Robert teaches you to connect with your subject by getting to know it through a series of initial sketches. Really helped me get out of a slump and start painting how I saw my composition - just shapes and lines and colors. Top notch guy with no ego, highly recommended!
Love his classes! I learn a lot every time.

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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.

ADVANCED ONLINE WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE

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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