Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART V: Drapery

Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART V: Drapery

Link for the National gallery: http://artacademy.ie/2020/05/26/2723/

Cover Image reference: https://www.wikipedia.org/

Fun Lockdown Activities: Hand Casting: Full Tutorial

A fun art activity you can enjoy at home is casting your hand from alginate. Put a finger down if you have ever had an impression made of your teeth at the dentist? Seaweed based alginate is the product dentists use. You can cast your own hand like you can see in the cover shot or get creative and cast a couple holding hands and experiment with hand poses and gestures. Check out the video for a fun tutorial / art class. (materials list with links below)

Enjoy making hand casts of loved ones. It could be a lovely gift or keepsake. Would you like a tutorial on how to draw the hand cast you made?

Materials used: Alginate impression moulding powder https://amzn.to/3cHEdqf 2L plastic jug Plaster of Paris https://amzn.to/3eYOik8 Kenwood immersion mixer https://amzn.to/2AbMFRn Petroleum jelly Plaster of Paris https://amzn.to/3eYOik8 Bowl https://amzn.to/2Ul5Tel Towel / table covering / something to protect your table / work surfacce Plaster of Paris https://amzn.to/3eYOik8 Blunt knife Acrylic paint: https://amzn.to/30kiO3K Paint brush set: https://amzn.to/3hbhRRB

WARNING: This video is only for entertainment purposes. Always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume the responsibility for the results. Have fun, but always think ahead, and remember that every project you try is at YOUR OWN RISK.

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Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART IV: Warm and Cool Skin Tones

 

Link for the National Portrait gallery’s reference of Artemisia’s painting. The painting references on this website are particularly good because you can zoom in and see all the detail of the painting.

https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/artemisia-gentileschi-self-portrait-as-saint-catherine-of-alexandria

Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART III: Blocking In For more art content you can find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sheila_draw… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sheila.flahe… Twitter: https://twitter.com/sheilaflaherty2 Website/Blog: http://artacademy.ie/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sheila_artist… Cover Image reference: https://www.wikipedia.org/

Celebrate National Drawing Day – Youtube video of todays Live Event

Thank you for join me for a virtual brunch-time sketching session from the National Gallery of Ireland. For those who  fancy making the drawing in their own time I have posted it on YouTube video above.

We are celebrating #NationalDrawingDay in association with #InternationalMuseumDay 

We will visit the National Gallery of Ireland via their virtual tour and draw the sculpture of the Crouching Venus from the collection.

Like, subscribe and share with cultured, creative pals.

Happy sketching. Sheila

Link for virtual gallery tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=x2C…

Move over Venus there is a new muse in town. These next 2 beautiful drawings are by S Kaye Watson celebrating National Drawing Awesome work

 

 

Drawings by Brian Cheevers and Sienna from our national Drawing Day online sketching session

Beautifully divine drawing by Jill Divine 

from Saturdays sketching session

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Facebook LIVE Drawing Session at the National Gallery of Ireland #NationalDrawingDay

Join me at brunch-time on Saturday for the National Gallery of Ireland #NationalDrawingDay in association with #InternationalMuseumDay

We will visit the National Gallery of Ireland via their virtual tour and draw from the collection. Tune in this Sat at 2pm on Facebook LIVE and sketch with me. Click on event below and share with cultured, creative pals.

https://www.facebook.com/events/270395307448222/

I can’t wait to see you then.
Sheila Flaherty
Owner and founder Art Academy

 

Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART III: Blocking In

 

Very well done on your work so far. I am impressed. Here is the video as promised on blocking in. Lots of colour mixing and setting a solid foundation for the painting. Give a call if you get stuck on anything.

I meant to say that it is National Drawing Day on Saturday. I’ll will host a Facebook LIVE to celebrate where we will drawing the statue of Venus from the National Gallery. I’d love to see you then.

Good luck. Happy drawing,

Sheila x

For more art content you can find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sheila_draw… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sheila.flahe… Twitter: https://twitter.com/sheilaflaherty2 Website/Blog: http://artacademy.ie/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sheila_artist… Cover Image reference: https://www.wikipedia.org/

Art Academy Online Master Class: Introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi PART II: Graisille

Hi wonderful artists,

Well done on todays class. Above is a video for you as a reference. Below there is an image of the two groupings of light and shade blocked in as a reference.

We can draw parallels between Artemisia Gentileschi in her lifetime and the modern day recording artist Taylor Swift.

I have included  videos at the bottom of the post of her music video The Man and the making of. Both women have brilliance in common, success from a young age, fame and media attention both good and bad.

Both are arguably the best in their area of creative work, have created a huge body of work, constantly creating, are renowned for their beauty, relevant to the time they lived in and have had their personal lives scrutinised.

Both have constantly had to reinvent themselves and are both feminists. In the sense that they believe and are public and courageous in their feeling about all genders being very valuable.

Both have had to defy gender discrimination. Artemisia of course famously said “I will show you what a woman can do”.

See you next week and looking forward to it,

Sheila

Sketch of the under painting for our master piece, master copy: Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Italian Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi. The basic values are divided into two parts. The lighter values are in one group and the darker values in another. 

We can draw parallels between Artemisia Gentileschi in her lifetime and the modern day recording artist Taylor Swift.