To continue developing students’ skills in still life painting, Still life present an unusual opportunity for exploring ideas and experimenting with colour and composition.
The classes will focus on using a limited palette and referencing the artist Giorgio Morandi.
Introduction to Still Life Painting
– Briefly discuss the history and significance of still life painting in the art world.
– Introduce materials and explain their usage.
– Demonstrate basic oil painting techniques (mixing colours, brush handling) using a simple still life setup.
– Measuring proportion in still life painting
Still life painting in monochrome
Cont. of still life painting in monochrome
Limited Palette and Reference Artist:
Giorgio Morandi- Begin the class by discussing the benefits and challenges of working with a limited colour palette in still life painting.
– Explain the concept of a limited palette, which involves using a select number of colours to create harmony and unity in the artwork.
– Introduce the students to the artist Giorgio Morandi, known for his still life paintings featuring muted tones, simple objects, and subtle variations in colour and value.
Still life painting with limited palette
Continue of still life painting with limited palette
Students create their own small still life composition, focusing on accurate colour representation and value relationships.
Still life painting with accurate colour
* Students will be informed of the materials needed in the first lesson.
LO Man Him Virginia
LO Man Him Virginia was graduated from the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (majored in painting) and Master of Fine Art programmes which are jointly presented by the RMIT University and Hong Kong Art School. Prior to that, she learned about landscape painting under the instruction of Chinese painting master, Mr. Liang Boyu. Then, she further studied landscape painting and character-painting with painting masters, Mr. Luo Zushan and Luo Guanxi respectively. She is currently a part-time lecturer of Hong Kong Art School.
23/11/2023 – 28/12/2023 (THU)
No class on 21/12/2023
2:30pm – 4:30pm
Cantonese, Mandarin and English