Friday, November 21, 2014

Watercolor Still Life

Today in 8th Grade we finally have many folks working on our final still life. This is our fifth still life, and we have gone from basic forms using charcoal, and oil pastel to watercolors.

Students are experimenting with the six different techniques we explored together in class. We are also still focusing on the five main types of value that we initially started with.

Along the way we have also been discussing the elements and principles of design. Many of those discussions have been about balance as most students have a little difficulty with composition.

Here are some works in progress: