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SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER! PAINTING SERIES 1 INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING PART 1 IS AVAILABLE ON UDEMY!
Painting Series 1: Introduction to Painting (Part 1) is now available on Udemy at special introductory price of €54.99 with the code PS1P1OFFER or just click here. The offer is valid until 22 July 2022.
In Part 1 of Series 1 Painting Basics where going to start our journey of learning to paint icons. In Section 1 you will learn about the workspace and materials needed to paint with egg tempera. Then you will learn how to prepare the egg emulsion and the painting surface and how to mix the colours. This is followed by several exercises for learning brush techniques needed to paint icons.
In Section 2 we will go into the theory of Byzantine iconography and how colour and light function in the icon as well as the question of colour symbolism in icons.
In Section 3 we will start with a basic garment exercise to understand how the photismata are build up rhythmically by first building up the forms from light to dark.
In Section 4 will start discovering the magic of painting with a limited tetrachrome palette, by painting a mauve sleeve, this time working from dark to light.
In Section 5 and 6 you will discover one of the trickiest colours to paint in tetrachrome: Green. You will learn to paint it using two different techniques.
The second part of Series 9 in which we will be studying composition is now available on Udemy for the special introductory price of €22 (regular price €30). The code SERIES92INTRO is valid until 14 July 2021. Just use the link here to get the offer!
In this tutorial we will look at how we can creatively compose an icon of the Prophet Elijah which includes a figure and landscape elements.
SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER! Series 7 "Drawing More Figures" is available on Udemy for only €14.99 with the code SERIES7OFFER. Valid until 16 January 2021.