In this start-to-finish video workshop, join artist Betsy Dillard Stroud as you learn to paint in the style of Henri Matisse! You'll explore elements of style from the master's love of bold composition and design to his later habit of simplifying his paintings, and with Betsy's motivational instruction to lead the way, you'll be stunned at what you can create. Beginning with bold, flat areas of color, Betsy shows you how to build a foundation and structure perfect for adding vibrant patterns later on. Then take your work to the next level by including symbols that have meaning for you, giving the painting a personal, expressive touch. Finally, Betsy shows how to bring it all together for a finished painting you'll be proud of!
In this video, you'll:
Preview Intuitive Art: Get Started with Gesso now to learn a little bit about Matisse's style, including painting flat and keeping things simple:
About the Artist
Betsy Dillard Stroud, a born Virginian, has lived in Arizona since 1996 and has been painting since the age of eight. A former art historian, Stroud received her M. A. in art history from the University of Virginia. Her paintings are filled with the marriage of her art history background, her love of color affected by the ambience of the west and the southwest, and the symbolism created by her life experiences. For more information, visit BetsyDillardStroud.com.
|Product Type||Streaming Video|
|Instructor||Betsy Dillard Stroud|
|Skill Level||All Levels|
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