Introduction to Art students are completing drawings in pencil and charcoal, concentrating on reproducing dark and light values and correct proportions as they draw from observation. Everyone is learning that looking carefully is the key to drawing realistically.
Students are looking forward to using color. Before we begin painting, students will learn about color theory, mixing colors, and creating watercolor value charts. We will be examining how colors change in light and shadow as students complete still life paintings in the coming weeks.
To see some Still Life drawings and paintings that show how color changes in shadowed and highlighted areas, click on the first link below.To see work by some famous still life artists, click the second link.
Finished student work will be posted soon.