We had a great time making our three-step color reduction prints on Saturday. We will be doing this workshop again!
We created our own seismic riff in the studio this weekend (that's a wink at Taylor Swift) with rooms full of Red Poppies.
We are excited to welcome Lela Linnenkohl as an instructor at Picket Fence Art Studio.
Painting from life always brings the freshest results, but we all paint from photos.
This page includes reference photos and the paintings I created from them. You are free to work from your photos or from my reference photos during a class.
We spent a little time in class learning about color wheels.
For this lesson, we will apply color to our value underpaintings.
In applying color, we want to think about Atmospheric Perspective as explained in John Carlson’s Guide to Landscape painting.
A coherent landscape painting is an arrangement of 3 – 4 large masses in a simple four-step value scale.
Observational Charcoal Drawing is one of the best ways to improve your accuracy and add to your understanding of value.
Jamie Lightfoot is an oil painter and owner of Picket Fence Art Studio.