In this 5-disk DVD series, Margaret Carter Baumgaertner simplifies the challenge of painting en plein air. Using the Cape Cod School of Art method, Baumgaertner explains step-by-step how to achieve the subtle value yet intense rich color of the Colorist portrait.
Also included is a demonstration of a Block Study in order to train the eye to see color variations. Baumgaertner also speaks to the history of plein air painting, materials and setup, the colorist palette and color theory.
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This Video Includes
An Introduction to Plein Air: Includes history on the plein air portrait, mixing flesh tones, and plein air challenges. The setup for working outdoors and materials needed.
Block Study: Setting up the study and drawing, painting lit and shadow, local color, handling top surfaces and reflected light.
Plein Air Portrait: Setting up the model, painting lit and shadow, refining color, painting the sky and clothing (the challenges of painting white and blue), planes of the head, modeling, placing the features and finishing the portrait.