The Raw of Silence with Emma Petitt
Join Emma Petitt for her first course here at the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network! Create deeply personal portrait and figurative work that moves away from the generic or ‘pretty’.
Techniques Taught in this Course
-Creating energetic and unusual underpainting
-Working on one abstracted background and then dividing it up
-Learning to work fast and loose without plan or pressure.
-Use gesture lines and mark making
-Create your own silent visual language
-Free up your figure drawing skills
-Draw and paint expressive faces.
-Distort and abstract facial features to create character and interest
-Learn to bring dramatic lighting into your figure work
-Learn the importance of negative space
-Go large with size and scale
-Simple steps to paint expressive hands