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6 Videos (39m)
    • Introduction To Shapes & Lines

      3:12
    • Part One - The Set Up

      4:01
    • Part Two - Blocking In Shapes

      2:28
    • Part Three - Shapes & Lines

      11:45
    • Part Four Shapes & Lines

      8:26
    • Part Five Shapes & Lines

      9:17

About This Class

In this class you will discover some basic, easy to apply techniques that will help you create loose artwork. Once you understand how to apply shapes and lines to your subjects it will open up a world of possibilities.

In the class I will use a simple composition to demonstrate how to apply these techniques. I will also do a side-by-side comparison so you have a good visual.

Keep in mind this is just one simple technique - a tool for you to use when the opportunity presents itself.

Here Is my demonstration image:

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Extremely helpful in terms of trying to get out of the usual stiff painting style and learn to use more shapes and colors rather than trying to replicate exactly what you see
This was a great introduction to painting loose! The duo examples spoke volumes. It releases us from block painting and creates an illusion of shape, which our eye loves to view. Looking forward to more classes. I will try this exercise soon.
Engaging and great at opening up new possibilities and ideas

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Robert Joyner

Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

Full time paintslinger from Richmond, Virginia specializing in acrylic & mixed media paintings. Best known for my signature loose brushwork and carefree approach to creating abstract style artwork.

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