Tag Archives: color mixing

Foundations of Art Portraits

It’s that time of year when Foundations of Art portraits add vivid colors to Main Street. This time, students were challenged with painting the portrait of their friends, family or pets. Opening up the project parameters resulted in exciting work. … Continue reading

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Color Investigations

Additional Foundations of Art projects are on display! Students explored how to mix essentially any color by carefully combining the primary colors and white. The current paintings, I call “Color Investigation Panels” are based on recently delved more deeply into … Continue reading

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“Apple A Day” Drawings

To help warm up Drawing and Painting and Art Portfolio students, we recently created quick, two-class length drawings of apples. This was an exercise in patience and careful observation. This drawing assignment challenged students to look closely at apples. Beyond … Continue reading

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Self Portraits on Display

The wait is finally over! It all started with a simple “selfie” using the iPad app, Posterify, a sharp 2H pencil and a piece of 24” x 36” illustration board. Dating back to mid-October, students carefully studied and transposed enlarged … Continue reading

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