COMPOSING BOLD PORTRAITS
Dive into a world where painting and imagination become one.
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Can you imagine composing a piece of art entirely from your own imagination without having to worry about copyrighted reference photos? Liz Ranney is the Canadian artist behind this piece. Her work unites expressive faces with elements of nature to create bold imagery.
Liz teaches the basic techniques of composition and shows you how to combine elements to make your own unique work, becoming less reliant on reference images and leaning more on your own imagination.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Apply rules of composition
Tell a story with visual elements
Add Florals to a portrait
- Complete a Portrait Painting
This class follow Liz's Composition Basic Training called, Flow in Composition.
FLOW IN COMPOSTION
Craft compositions that keep people coming back for more.
Too many artists leave their work up to fate and don't have a clear direction on how to compose a painting. 'Flow in Composition' will help you create unique compositions that communicate the ideas behind your art and create engaging masterpieces.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
The fundamental rules of composition
How to formulate your own reference image
Paint Sketching Technique
Composition gives your work structure and plays a big role in how your work is perceived and understood. A bad composition can lead a viewers eye off your canvas and onto the next one. A good composition will hold the viewers attention!
Get started with simple techniques to upgrade your composition skills and keep the viewer focused on YOUR work!
WORK AND SHARE WITH ARTISTS LIKE YOU!
Instant access to our 'Discussions' which are found underneath each lesson within the course modules. This is great place to ask questions directly related to that lesson.
Private Community interaction with feedback from Bold School team members and even more importantly, peer mentoring.
Bold School Mentors are available during specific hours to offer guidance and critique based on class work for Premium Members.
It's recommended that you have painted before and have some understanding of Bold Color technique.
To learn the foundational concepts of composition that go with this class you can first take Liz's basic training, Flow in Composition
INCLUDED IN YOUR PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP
- Community Access
- Mentor Support
- Streaming Videos
- Color Mixing
- Workbook, PDF Download
- Satisfaction guarantee
These intermediate classes are pre-recorded in video series. We offer each lesson in a real-time (which means very little time lapse footage), step-by-step painting with bold color portraits artist, Charla Maarschalk.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Liz Ranney is a painter, muralist, illustrator, and graphic designer living in the Okanagan Valley with her husband and two daughters. Her work is high energy with bright and bold color. She likes to explore visual stories and ideas of connection, interaction, expression, and beauty. Liz earned a BFA in Visual Arts at UBC Okanagan.
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