In this three part series, artist Buck Paulson takes students on a tour of key concepts of art and how a painter uses them in the art of painting.
Painting Concepts 101: Composition
Painting Concepts 102: Value
Painting Concepts 103: Color
Painting Concepts 201: The Eye
Painting Concepts 202: Judging Art
You’ve heard people say they may not know art but they know what they like. Buck shows how to use the concepts of representation, composition, and expression to judge whether your painting is successful.
Painting Concepts 203: Color Theory
There’s more to color than just the pigment in the tube. Buck talks about how to use relationships among the colors in your painting and the primer on your canvas through the use of contrast, shading and highlights to achieve your goal.
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