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Colour Face Pattern- Afternoon session - Shared screen with speaker view
Nikki Gardham
35:37
Begin with mark making warm up! Holding your pencil in different ways to create different marks!
Nikki Gardham
45:03
Artists who use primary, secondary and complimentary colour: Bisa Butler, Igor Moritz, Andrew Salgado, Chuck Close, Nacho Zaragoza, Hope Gangloff
Nikki Gardham
45:36
Put your beiges, browns and blacks away
Nikki Gardham
46:21
Select a complimentary colour pairing - either yellow and purple or blue and orange or red and green
Nikki Gardham
49:44
Make two columns of colour - one each of your colour complementaries.
Nikki Gardham
50:57
Now select a third colour, scribble and over lay this new colour over each of your colour columns
Nikki Gardham
52:06
Compare how your new colours react!
Nikki Gardham
01:00:04
Starting your portrait. Have a really good look at where the shadows and highlights fall across your face. Decide which of your colour complementaries will be your SHADOW and which will be your HIGHLIGHT
Nikki Gardham
01:02:17
Rough out where your eyes, nose and mouth belong, simplifying shapes into triangles, circles etc
Kevin Warner of Colchester
01:02:40
I've been looking into eyes. I agree, I think they are slightly above half way unless there is big hair to take into account.
Nikki Gardham
01:03:43
Always love a bit of big hair Kevin!
Nikki Gardham
01:04:39
Block in the ‘shapes’ of your shadows by drawing around the shapes first and then filling it in
Nikki Gardham
01:06:53
Begin to draw the shapes of the lightest lights. You could leave the white of the page for these ultra highlights. Then block in the rest of your highlights using your lighter colour pencil.
Nikki Gardham
01:10:52
Now, look for other colours you can see on your face /head, start to add these colour onto your blocked out drawing
Kevin Warner of Colchester
01:16:47
and cats and ogs.
Kevin Warner of Colchester
01:17:05
and cats and dogs.
Nikki Gardham
01:25:27
Rose Wylie on Talk Art
tussi
01:32:02
Derain and Matisse my favourites too
rachellum
01:33:55
Any tips on where to put mirror when doing this, I did t on my phone with reverse camera, but camera was tilting down and couldn’t get a good angle
Gereth Oddie
01:34:20
Check out Andre Derain’s portrait of Matisse
Nikki Gardham
01:35:07
HI Rachel, I would try to get a mirror, a shaving mirror has an angle poise and is raised up so can be easy to put in the right place
rachellum
01:35:36
thanks Nikki!
Nikki Gardham
01:36:09
David Milne
tussi
01:36:54
thank you
John-Paul
01:40:17
Thanks fo the tip, Nikki. Already identifying with a quick search
rachellum
01:40:44
Thanks!
John-Paul
01:41:23
Thanks thanks thanks