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Monday, September 18, 2017

Painting: David Hockney Portraits

In Painting class we are finish our self portraits today and we are going to learn about artist David Hockney and look at his recent Portraits.  Hockney created a series of portraits using the same chair and background with a series of friends and acquaintances, well look at some of Hockney's ideas about painting and how his work evolved over the years.
We'll learn about some of the concerns of painting a full body portrait and look at the basics of anatomy.  Then we will create a full body portrait painting that will be due Friday next week.

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