FUNDAMENTALS OF VISUAL FINE ARTS COURSE

120,000.00

Most popular, comprehensive and cost effective online or face-to-face art course, which is delivered on one-to-one basis i.e. one teacher per student.

This course is specifically designed for kids (age 7+) and adults, who want to pursue their career in visual art or want to draw like a pro.

This course is a long term course, which starts from fundamentals and goes up to advance level. After completing this course you will be able to sketch, draw and paint from your imagination i.e. memory, as well as from a reference pictures, using various mediums.

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Description

 

OBJECTIVE To develop creative abilities and learn the artistic skills, by exposing the participants to a variety of processes, mediums, materials, techniques, tools and technologies, which covers various subjects mentioned in the scope.
SCOPE
  • INTRODUCTION: Objective, learning methodology (tell, ask, shared discovery), mind of an artist (perceptual observation, meta perspective, creative interpretation), left vs right brain, innate vs attained artistic abilities, creative process (inception, incubation, illumination, implementation, improve), artistic process (design, plan, drawing, value/color, protect), mediums, subjects, benefits, holding pencil (wrist / shoulder, traditional, drumstick / lollipop, paint brush, over hand, inverted)
  • ELEMENTS: Line, shape (square, triangle, circle, organic)
  • FORM, VALUE & TEXTURE: Form (cube, cylinder, sphere, complex shapes), edge (sharp, form, soft, lost), value (spectrum i.e. 1-10 from White / light / middle / dark / Black, source of light, local values, intensity of light, type of surface), value (pressure, layering, lifting graphite (eraser, putty and blade), shielding or masking, lead softness i.e. HB / 2B / 4B / 6B / 8B, paper texture), texture (hatching, cross hatching, stippling, scumbling i.e. small random sharp shapes to create spiky texture), scribbling i.e. small random circular movement, contour, random lines, zigzag, smudge)
  • SPACE: space (size, details, overlap, placement, contrast, color, horizon, perspective), perspective (1 / 2 / 3 point, horizon line, vanishing point, converging lines, cast shadow, foreshortening)
  • COLOR THEORY: Color (light spectrum, eyes cones/rods, color mixing, basics, hue, value, chroma / saturation, color scheme i.e. monochromatic, complementary, analogues, triad / triangle, tetrad / rectangle, square, split complementary / Y, cool / passive / back, warm / aggressive / front, pastel, color psychology)
  • LIGHT AND SHADOW: Source of light (proximity, axis, brightness, light zone and shadow zone), light zone (center light, reflection of source of light which depends upon viewer), half light, light halftone, halftone and dark half tone, terminator (line between light and shadow), shadow zone (core shadow, body shadow, reflected light, shadow interior), cast shadow zone (sharpness, distance of source of light, size of source of light, crack / occlusion / cervix light / accent, umbra, penumbra, ant-umbra)
  • MEDIUMS: Basics and beginner techniques, methods and usage of various mediums such as graphite, charcoal, soft pastels, pencil color, acrylic, oil, watercolor, glass painting, mixed media
  • DESIGN PRINCIPLES: Direction, repetition, harmony, unity, variety, balance, proportion, dominance, contrast and composition (plato’s rule, rule of third, golden triangle, golden rectangle)
  • OBJECTS: Practice of organic and in-organic objects, compositions, landscape and drawing from still life.
DURATION Approximately 40 to 45 hours of classroom time.
PREREQUISITE No previous artistic skills are required.
CLASSROOM 1 sessions, where each session is for 2 hour. Depending upon your schedule, a participant may consume more sessions, in less number of days say 4 sessions in a week, or 4 sessions in a fortnight etc. Home assignments and self practice will tentatively consume double or triple the classroom time, which is mandatory for the success of the course.
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