GETTING INTO THE STUDIO——-Trusting and following the inner voice that longs to express itself; exploring what inspires, setting up a studio art practice, getting to work, learning the tools and materials.
EYE FLOW/DIVIDING SPACE/COMPOSITION —- An essential element in organizing space and focus. Developing an intuitive approach. Learning how to start a painting. Grabbing your viewer’s attention and beginning the dialogue.
LINES AND MARKS === Experience the importance of line for direction, detail, and impact. Developing your own unique markings as a way to communicate intuitively, emotionally.
SHAPE AND CONTRAST —- Contrast engages the viewer; learn about geometric and biomorphic forms and their relationships, edges and overlapping.
STRUCTURE AND GRID —- A key element in organizing an image for strength and dynamic viewing. Exploring different ways to go from tight to loose. Learn how to sustain the viewer’s attention.
RHYTHM AND MOVEMENT —— This element gives power and energy to images. Tapping into your own unique and individual way of expressing inner energies. Being influenced by music.
COLOR BASICS —- Master the basics of the 3 main properties of color: hue, saturation and value. Create lively and magical images with ease by limiting the color palette yet pushing the properties of color.