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Life Drawing Class – In Session October 1!

It’s that time again – Life Drawing Class Wednesday night, 6-8:30 pm. Registration form found here . Hone your skills, learn what to do during long poses, learn to capture the weight, character, proportion, placement, structure, form, anatomy, volume, value, texture and expression of the human figure. Ten weeks is enough time to sink your teeth in and […]

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Create Appealing Compositions ~ As Easy as Phi 1.638

Golden Mean, The Divine Proportion, Golden Ratio, PHI = 1.618 The ability to create appealing compositions is at the heart of painting original pieces of art.  Though there is very little written about the Golden Ratio, artists who can powerfully work with  the Golden Mean in their compositions are able to create pleasing original paintings.  The Golden Section or Ratio is found everywhere  ~ in the design and beauty of nature and human beings, and it is also found in paintings that are composed with an essence of proportion that allows viewers to feel a sense of harmony. The Divine Proportion was…

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