Still Life: Shapes, Color and Simplification
with Anne Winthrop Cordin
Dates: Wednesday and Thursday, July 6th and 7th
Time 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
A 2-day morning workshop at the Portsmouth Arts Guild 2679 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI
Explore and learn ways to create clarity and impact in your paintings with Anne Winthrop Cordin. Students will work from a tablescape still life composed of a variety of items. We will study and demystify relationships of shape and color by focusing on these elements:
How to edit and simplify a complicated tablescape.
Mixing “clean colors” and the power of grey.
Ways to strategically increase the excitement, drama and interest of a painting.
Through a variety of exercises, students will study value, chroma, edges and composition. There will also be special tips on how this class can improve your Plein Air painting!