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Lesson Overview

MY LIGHTHOUSE

Instructor(s): Patty Bowman Kingsley

Date(s): Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Time(s): 7:00 - 9:00pm

Participants create a 12"x12" lighthouse -nearly obliterated by waves, as the artist instructor shares empathetically about how the storms of life and the fury of waves can batter our souls, and impact our homes as we build through the storms of life and provide safety and stability to ourselves and to others. 

Suggested Materials List:

  • 12" x 12" canvas or another ground 

  • Straight edge palette knife or 

  • Small to medium round and chisel brushes 

  • Rags – cotton dishcloth or t-shirt 

  • Water Spray Bottle 

  • Drop Cloth – Protection for walls 

  • Lighthouse Stencil (Download here) attached in email 

  • Wave Brushes

  • Squirt bottle or paint marker hi-light tools in white and Naples yellow

 

Art Learning Goals:

  • Base Painting in Red Oxide to create a foundation. 

  • Rule of Thirds 

  • How to create tumultuous palette knife or key/credit card water 

  • How to paint clouds based on an abstract intuitive base ground 

  • Finding your Light source 

  • Colour – warm and cool balance 

  • Creating your horizon line, your rock form, your lighthouse 

  • Using a palette knife or straight edge 

  • Restoring light 

  • Creating clouds 

  • Hi-lighting clouds and waves 

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