Gesture Portrait Painting with Ben Young

$49.00$235.00

Streaming Registration Opens 1-7-22 at 8am PT.

Audit: Watch instructor warm up, demo and receive photo reference every week.

Full Participation: Watch instructor warm up, demo, receive photo reference AND receive instructor critique every week.

All videos will be available until two weeks after week 5 of the term.

 

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Description

Instructor Critiques for Full Participation Students will be uploaded for viewing approximately one week after each class. 

Date : 19-Jan – 16-Feb

Length: 5 Weeks

Videos Uploaded: Wednesday

Level :  Good for all levels

This class will focus on painting a photo reference of a model in a short time frame, typically 45 minutes to 1 hour. We will work from a variety of models, male and female, with emphasis placed on creating appealing color harmonies, accurate value and expressive brushmanship.

 

Materials

  • Surfaces
  • Brushes
    • Variety of Rounds/Flats/Filbert
      • Size 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
      • Preferred Brands
        • Robert Simmons Signet (Bristle)
        • Rosemary Ivory (In between bristle and sable, good all purpose).
        • Rosemary Eclipse (Sable)
  • Cleaning
    • Solvent: Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits by Gamblin
    • Solvent container
    • Masters Brush Soap
  • Palette (various options)
    • Wood
    • Plastic
    • Sealable Masterson Palette with glass in bottom (recommended)
  • Paints (Preferred Brand: Gamblin, Da Vinci, Windsor and Newton)
    • Level 1: Monochrome Palette
      • Titanium White
      • Ivory Black (Or burnt umber)
    • Level 2: Zorn Palette
      • Cadmium Red Light
      • Yellow Ochre
      • Titanium White
      • Ivory Black
    • Level 3: Warm/Cool Palette
      • Titanium White
      • Ivory Black
      • Cadmium Red Light
      • Alizarin Crimson Permanent
      • Cobalt Blue
      • Ultramarine Blue
      • Cadmium Yellow Light
      • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Roll of paper towels

Ben M. Young

Ben Young has studied and taught at Watts Atelier for the past 20 years. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and conceptual designer. Clients include Sony Entertainment, Reflexive Entertainment, Upper Deck and Blizzard. Ben is currently working on his career in fine art. View more of Ben’s work at www.benmyoung.com

Additional information

Class Type

Full Participation, Audit

Watts New Year

Full access online membership discount

$199   $129/month

Available for new and current subscribers.

Use code: FULLACCESS2022

Offer expires January 31, 2022