In case you missed this weeks class it was packed with info
September 8 Resources Lighting the Landscape & TREES
INSPIRATION from a TREE
We covered lighting & temperature
Exercise: drawing 5 light sources
Looked at examples of warm & cool light in paintings & noting temperature in the shadows, although you often see both warm & cool in the lights & shadows
Learned about the Kelvin temp for light & the 7 shades of daylight
Drawing & painting Trees 3 main steps: 1. SHAPE 2. Form (value) 3. Texture. Exercise: Draw the main 8 shapes for trees. Exercise: shade those 8 samples with a specific light source in mind Exercise: Painting the image below keeping the shapes of branches in mind with their values stated
Watched 2 video segments on drawing & painting trees. Links to complete videos are below.
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8 Basic Tree SHAPES
Practice laying in the mass tones & shape of tree in relation to LIGHT SOURCE