Silhouette Landscapes: Paint or Draw
This one time lesson will examine the elements of a landscape silhouette, through the learner’s preferred method of painting or drawing
A landscape is fundamental work that any Artist must learn, and working in silhouette is another essential skill. These techniques have teamed up in a way that is fun, creative, and relatively easy for Artists of all abilities. The class is primarily instructional, though students will have lots of choices in what subjects and environments they are depicting. Sharing and reflection of one another’s work will be built in to the end of the course. We will discuss “magic hour,” and the variety...
Participants will develop a deep understanding of light levels and where to execute shadow and darkness. We will discuss how the landscape of each artist’s choice can be best represented through the materials that they have in hand.
Assessments OfferedStudents will have a completed landscape in silhouette but the conclusion of the class. These works will demonstrate and understanding of backlight, shadow, and layering. Learners will be invited to share their work and best practice tips with one another.
*Paper, *pencil, and *eraser will start the project off. Learners are invited to *paint or *draw during this course. A wide variety of colors is optimal, and please make sure to have *black !
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Hello, Art enthusiasts! I am a multi-disciplinary artist working in New York City. As a teaching artist, I have been working in Public school in-school residency programs for the past nineteen years(!)...most recently with a concentration in...
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Live video meetings
3-12 learners per class