On August 31st we will launch Watts Atelier Online with over 250 hours of classes! We captured one of Jeff’s demonstrations for you. The demo took about 45 minutes. In the coming weeks we will post excerpts from Head Drawing Phases I & II.
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[frame] Hope all is well with you all and you had a great Thanksgiving. Today’s blog post is to announce the release of a recent project that I am really excited about. I cherry picked some of my favorite Portrait Gestures from over the years and put them into an iBook format so you can zoom in […]
[frame] (1) DUAL LIGHTING: Dual lighting is often used for theatrical purposes where lots of “impact” or drama is needed. You will see comic artist, visual development artist and illustrators commonly favor this type of lighting. The lighting is highly effective for this purpose but it should be noted that the use of two light sources will create a […]
[frame] I spent about 8 hours on this life drawing. It was executed on a Vellum Bristol and done using graphite pencils. We often use Charcoal and one could easily do that for these long efforts but I find using graphite to be a nice change of pace and excersises a different type of discipline. This type of […]
[frame] This is my most recent studio painting. It is a 40”X30” Oil painting titled “Old Timer” and took about two weeks to paint. Originally I had intended for this piece to go to the Portrait Society of America Show but decided last minute to send it as my second piece for this year’s Prix de West Show […]
[frame] The painting I am presently working on is titled “Pepper Falls”. It is 24″ x 30″ and painted in oil on lead primed canvas. This painting is being done from a piece of reference I took on a recent trip to Teton National Park in the Bridger Wilderness. We were hiking up to an […]