Monday, January 7, 2013

What a relief!

Clay relief tiles were due today! If you were not able to complete your tile please come in anytime to complete your work!

We will be starting a new project on Wednesday January 9, 2013. This project will explore several different types of water color techniques.

We will be creating postcards from landscape images. There is reference materials in the classroom if you need images to work from.

The project outline was given today:

Day 1

  • Find a reference image from the class resources
  • Please refrain from using monochromatic images
  • Do a quick sketch in your sketchbook
  • Determine the source and direction of light
  • Determine light and dark values 
  • Determine the specific lettering you will use on the card
  • For example: Hello from Tralfamadore

Day 2

  • Washes 
  • Glazes 
  • Wet in Wet 
  • Dry Brush
  • Lifting Color 
  •  Droppingin Color or Mixing pigment on paper

Day 3

  • Paint