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Mastering Hues in Your Paintings

For your exercises, you will need your painting gear and a painting surface appropriate to your medium. It is important that you approach your study as just that–a study exercise. YOU ARE NOT MAKING A PAINTING, but you are doing a practice exercise that is studying methods for mastering HUES. For this reason, if your …

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Balancing Color

Here’s where the real fun begins. Let’s get to work! For your exercises, you will need your painting gear and a painting surface appropriate to your medium. The size of your painting surface should be no larger than 12” x 16”. Otherwise, there will be too much space to manage to keep your attention on …

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Working with Negative Space

For your study, you will need your painting gear and a painting surface appropriate to your medium. It is important that you approach your homework study as just that–a study exercise. YOU ARE NOT MAKING A PAINTING, but you are doing a practice exercise that is studying methods for using color schemes. For this reason, …

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Composing with Visual Paths

For your course work, you will need your painting gear and a painting surface appropriate to your medium. It is important that you approach your course work as a study exercise. YOU ARE NOT MAKING A PAINTING, but you are doing a practice exercise that is studying methods for composing with visual paths. For this …

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Controlling DEGREES of Emphasis

Reference photos for your exercises are in the Materials Section above. Other materials you will need are your painting gear and a painting surface appropriate to your medium. It is important that you approach your homework study as just that–a study exercise. YOU ARE NOT MAKING A PAINTING, but you are doing a practice exercise …

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Determining Placement of Images

This course will teach you how to place images in your paintings for the best composition for what you are expressing. The course includes four video lessons followed by an opportunity to email Dianne with any questions you might have about it. The lessons will guide you through doing your own study for practicing principles …

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Working with Warm and Cool Colors

This course will teach why we call colors warm or cool, how we can distinguish whether a color is warm or cool, and how we can control warm and cool colors in our paintings.

Creating Luminosity

This course will teach you the four major skills for creating luminosity in your paintings.

Cracking the Color Code

This course will teach you the skill of identifying and mixing any color you see or want to create.

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