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3 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Color Wheel and Viewfinder

    • 3. Ideas to Draw with Pastels

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About This Class

Would you like to set pastels compositions and choose colors like a pro?

In this class I will teach you some tips and give you tools to work with your pastels, like the viewfinder and the color wheel, so

you are ready to create your artwork

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Daniela Andrea Guasti

The best way to a great day is to learn


Hello Friends,

My name is Daniela A. Guasti, I have a dregree in turism and I?m from Buenos Aires, Argentine.

I like to learn new things everyday because I think that knowledge is the foundation to have a happy and meaningful life. And so, I also like to spread my knowledge with other people, in order to motivate and help everyone I can.

You can contact me or message me if you have any doubt with my classes. I?ll be glad to help you always.

Have fun learning!


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1. Introduction: Hello. Welcome to my class pass pelted sheet. So would you like to split pastoral compositions and choose colors like a pro in this class ? I will teach you some teeth and give you the tools to work with your pastors leg viewfinder and the color will. So you're ready to Great. You're our work. If you think you're interested in taking the glass and roll now on DSI inside. Thank you. 2. Color Wheel and Viewfinder: Okay, we're going to my glass. So let's start by choosing battle colors with the color will. When working with pastoral or inured any other art medium. A color wheel is the tool. You should be familiar, which, because they helps you understand Q relationships and just colors from battle compositions . The following color will in turn help you select colors for your artwork. Okay, I am so in the seam us. We're gonna see the primary hues the red, blue and yellow. Okay, Theoretically, all other hues are made from these hues. Then we had the secondary. He's that are Balliol it orange and green. Sorry about I am second there. Hughes are a mix off to primary hues and situated half way between those primary hues on the corner Will. Then we had the terror theory. Hughes. Red, orange, yellow, orange, yellow, green, blue, green, blue, violet and red violet. The tertiary Hughes are a combination off a primary huge on a secondary here, and another was cues are 3 to 5 next to each other off the color will set as a red, red, orange, orange and yellow orange. Then we have the complementary complementary hues. Okay, These are Hughes directly across from each other on the color wheel, set as a red green. Ah, violet violet. The yellow and blue orange on Leslie will hump the warm or or Q cool Hughes. Okay. One used include the huge from red through yellow on yellow green on the color will. Cool colors include the Hughes, from blue green through blue to violet on the coral. Will they let hours a red violet on green appear warm. One surrounded by cool Hughes on cool, was surrounded by one Hughes you can use. The color will toe. Help you determine colors for your past. ICal position in two ways. When choosing colors for modeling, leaving really isn't too individual object and when choosing toe overall patterns off color in the composition. For example, a understanding the primary secondary and tear Viteri colors helps you blend last battle colors to make new quarters you don't have in your pastor palette. Set us creating shut the right orange out of red and yellow. You can also choose a set off a Nello analogy. Excuse selecting a color for the body of the object and then touching, stroking cooler and warmer colors from there be on the willy, into the shadow on later I okay, and then we can start making and using the viewfinder to set past the compositions. Okay, so if you find their helps, you focus your seen on, determine your pastors works or indication you come by various adjustable and window view funders. But you can easily make your own as well. Your personal conversation will thank you lately. Okay. When So when you use you find her, you hold it so that you can see the scene you're drawing in its window. The viewfinder. A solace. You're seen by cropping out everything except the part off the scene you want to draw so that you can see exactly what you look like on your paper. He transferred it accurately. That we find her also helps you established accurate positions off your subject on the paper. In your initial drawing. If you bi sect the window of your viewfinder with threats, you can throw lines on your paper to be sick, eat in a similar manner so that you can use them as guys to transfer your image, drawing the shapes according to their positions on the green you created to make a basic beauty window. You find her, you have to stick to these simple steps. The 1st 1 is to take an index card and cut a window in the center, using the same proportion of height and with as the paper. You're Houston, for example, if you're prepare is 12 inches for 16 inches. Measure and get a window oneto one toe a one have interest but to interest in the centre off the cart. Then you can use a mature ruler and utility Oh, on a utility knife to could straight edges after he could say we know much the middle point off each site and tape a threat from one side to the opposite side, resetting the window horizontally and vertically. Okay, so to use the viewfinder, you have to look through the window at your seen on notice. Were options in objects in euros in line up with the threats or corners off the viewfinder you made. Then, lately, market the hell four points off each on each side of your paper on used them toe hold. You must decide shape and positions off the Roches in your scene. Okay, so I can be. I am. You would like to see your your view finder. Okay? And they will you create it also. See you in the next a in the next video. Thank you. 3. Ideas to Draw with Pastels: Hello. Welcome to the third last video off the class. So in this video, we're going to come up with fresh ideas to Joe with your pastors. Whether you're new to drawing with pastors or have drawn hundreds off pastoral works, you might find yourself in need off subject ideas. When did the attacking is right? You can fill it up with the following drawing strategists. The 1st 1 is to drop something from the different point of view, changing your point of view for see you to think more consciously about what you're drawing . You can try most. I am burst I abuse, which are very low as you were lying on the floor looking about your subject or very high as you're standing over the subset, looking down on it like in the picture. Okay, in relation to your section, you can use also your view finder, the one you made in in the last video. I show you how to might Sorry, and to find an interesting but our recognize several section off a lash up shipped okay, instead of throwing thing or shapes you're used to. This is strategy Lady. Focus on the texture scholars and so on your work may not typically show who are your viewfinder so that you can see through its view window and look for any stressing composition of shapes, textures, colors or values off like and Dirk Dramatic combination off certain light shapes are particulary effective. You can also make a college out off images cut from magazines and photo worth on Ben. You see it too great. A poster drawing this playful idea helps you break out off the realistic box. You can put impossible dream like images together as you find it in the work off surrealist artist like Salvador Dali or in a banquet. Or you can make a nest rocketed thing. Start to build an image by adding clippings to an existing photograph or by putting many clippings on for Torres together. But keep the college simple the first time you tried. After you make the collation, refer to it as you make your pasta drawing. Okay, then you can also choose a masterpiece and put a portrait or fewer off yourself in the picture, or update the matter fees to modern times, secretly adding yourselves to your study off a masterpiece or making yourself the main focus off their work at, ah, humor still limit to eat and breaks up the monotony you may be feeling in your normal drawing. In our approach, updating a masterpiece gets you the tends to put your own spin on a 1000 work. Okay, Like with Ah, these this picture. Okay, you can also do an inside outside throwing that incorporates and interior would have you outside the window like in the picture. This kind of compositions help you think about how to buy a scholar light on competing areas of focus. In a way, your usual work may not. You can decide where you want the viewers to look. First, I work out how to use contrasting colors. Toe attract irritation at the same time, determine the ermine were to use similar colors to quiet areas off the composition I make, then recede. Okay, Leslie, you can make a pastor drawing that incorporates the past, the person and future into the picture. This is tradition at the limit of time that maybe meeting from your everyday work to the picture and tells that story traded, picked in and seen the tense old events off a stirring one picture or show a second off moment in still sing. Okay. You can also use the life run off the floor, for example. Okay. So as the project off the glass, I want you to a bloat. Your battle painting. If you want all your your drawing, you can also blow your favorite based on a painting or share. We just your ideas for drawings or color combinations. Okay. He was sold for the glass. I e hope you like it if you have any doubts, please. A asked me. I'm here to answer all your questions. I am. Thank you. Please leave a review and check out my other classes. Thank you so much for watching a So I always say, keep learning and keep growing. Thank you for you in my next guest.