As the title suggests there are many ways to paint the figure. However, over the years I have noticed a few major philosophies used in the beginning of a painting (no matter the subject). I would like to point out two of these differing approaches here. 1) Value and/or linear …
This is a time lapse painting demonstration that was given September 2012 at Georgetown University by Scott Hutchison. If I am able to rework or add details to this piece I will post new images.
This is the second and final day we worked from the model. After the initial under painted layer, students applied a second coat with yellow ochre, titanium white, burnt umber and prussian blue. These paintings are “studies” of the human form. They are not meant to have a finished or …
This is the first day of painting for Painting I. Everyone in class began working on the white still life. Graphite first, and then a mixed black ( Prussian Blue, Perm. Rose, and Cad. Yellow ) for massing in the shadows. Image captions to come soon.
Here are a few images from our first painting II class with the live model. The students used burnt umber or burnt sienna, oil and Gamsol to paint both gesture and mass. We spent the afternoon painting quick gestures of the model.
This is a 40 minute painting demo given by Scott Hutchison for Painting II at Georgetown University. The model sat for two 20 minute sessions. The purpose of this demo is to show students how to paint with a grisaille method of under painting.
This is a sped up 45 minute black and white painting demo for Painting One at Georgetown University. It is a simple subject with the purpose of showing the principals of layering paint in order to create volume and light.
And so it begins! The school year at Georgetown is upon us and I am starting a web log to document my Painting One ( Basic ) and Painting Two ( Figure and Portrait ) classes’ progress. I have quite a few goals regarding this web log. Let’s see how …