Join Will Kemp for an in-depth discussion in this video Autumn reflections: Adding glazes, part of Foundations of Painting: Creating Palettes for the Landscape.
(peaceful sting music)…- [Voiceover] For the final stage in glazing of the painting…I'll be adding in some hansa yellow light,…burnt sienna, still have the permanent alizarin crimson,…but then also add some cadmium orange, and cadmium red light…and a tiny touch of titanium white.…So here I've got some acrylic glaze and liquid gloss…and some hansa yellow light.…And you can see, because of their consistency…how they're just running down the pallet…and onto the bottom of the easel.…
And if I was painting, normally doing a lot of glazing…then I'll of course have the pallet horizontal…so that it doesn't go everywhere.…But it just makes it easier for you to see the mixes,…when they're vertically next to the colors…that I'm working on top of.…I've also got some burnt sienna,…and also the permanent alizarin crimson.…So that's straight in, just with some…pure hansa yellow light.…
I've also got some paper towel handy,…I can just…rub parts back.…
This middle section is with the burnt sienna.…It's got such a great intensity, that.…
Will explains how to simplify and separate tonal values into areas of light and shadow, how to use warm and cool colors effectively, and how to mix a naturalistic green palette — a major color stumbling block in landscape painting. A vibrant spring green, for example, can be easy to mix, but hard to balance. The same is true for warm autumnal colors and the vivid blues of summer skies. Will shows how to build these palettes and use gestural impressionistic brushstrokes to paint different landscape scenes. By introducing washes and glazes, he demonstrates how to simulate the atmospheric light of each season. So break out your brushes and paints. Start watching to learn how to mix color for the landscape and approach painting the seasons with confidence.
- Setting up supports and grounds
- Choosing brushes, paints, and additional materials
- Mixing harmonious color palettes
- Creating a winter palette with neutrals
- Blending colors of atmospheric light
- Painting smoky edges and dark areas of a landscape
- Mixing and balancing green
- Underpainting a spring landscape
- Creating autumnal golden light
- Extending color palettes
- Adding watery washes and glazes
- Creating a vibrant summer palette
- Simplifying shapes in a landscape painting
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Drawing: Light and Shadowwith Will Kemp1h 52m Intermediate
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