Join instructor and professional painter, Amy Wynne, as she teaches this introduction to still life. She’ll share how to create symbolism and meaning in a still life. Amy will also share the different genres in still life, such as fertility/decay, vanitas, self portrait with objects, and nature.
In this class, Amy will cover:
Still life Composition: working with the Rule of 3rds and strengthening negative space
Depth: varying scale
Value: transitioning color to monochrome and creating tonal gradient
Lighting: Mapping lights and darks and creating tonal rhythm
Amy will end the course with a series of drawing challenges to get you drawing more every day! She’ll challenge you to draw of a motif, developing a creative habit.
Amy has been teaching painting and drawing for over 20 years at colleges across New England including the Rhode Island School of Design.
<p>Amy Wynne received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the New York Academy of Art in Manhattan and her BA from Smith College in Art History and Cultural Anthropology. She has been teaching painting and drawing for over 25 years. For 10 years, she taught full time at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.</p>