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NEW: NICOLE'S oil on canvas teaching DVDS
|Go Big with your canvas- Full length DVD Nicole Kennedy
NICOLE'S MOST POPULAR CLASS
Nicole finally let's you in on secret techniques to painting larger... in this case 36 x 36.
It is so much easier than you think!
This DVD will cover bhow to create a large painting from Start to Finish.
NIcole Demostrates how to:
• Start by using charcoal,
• Blockin the Big Shapes in with acrylics (3 basic colors) then sponges,
•Switch to Oil and paint in the large shapes, value, hues.
•Then a palette knife demonstation for finishing touches.
Nicole talks extensively about color mixing, palette preferences, looking for large shapes, getting past the details, photo choices, lots of different technicques. Plus she spills all kinds of secrets on how she masters the larger canvas in a short period of time. You can do it too!!
Painting it Upside Down -
Full Length DVD
ONE OF THE BEST TRICKS FOR PAINTING FROM PHOTOS
There are so many ways to translate photos to the canvas...but one of the best is to turn your photo upside down! At the end, turn your canvas over and... WOW. It actually looks like the photo...but better.
• How turning your photo upside down forces you see the image as abstract shapes
•Paint what you see, not what you think you see
• Get past the details and keep the brushstrokes loose
• Go back and forth on values and colors to get it right
• atmosphere, lighting and distance
Nicole talks extensively about color mixing, palette choices, travels to France, various techniques and more.
photo painted upside down - final image afer canvas is flipped