Constantly making adjustments to the color mix, he avoids blocking large areas uniformly. David explains and demonstrates his method with simplicity and understanding for what the artist viewer is most likely eager to know. One of these provided services is Analytic. Kassan has established the , that gives out two 5k grants each year, one in visual art and one in music. The demonstration goes from the preliminary drawing through the finished painting, mostly shown in closeups of both the painting and the model.
This is the next best thing. After blocking it in, he rubbed the entire drawing with a paper towel. When I first started my painting training I had a basic foundation of 9 essential colors, over the years my palette has evolved and expanded to what is represented here, with more chromatic light colors that I tend to use on higher ends of the value scale to control temperature, not just value in my skin tones. In this 7-hour, two disc, instructional documentary, I really wanted to weave together my philosophies on painting as well as how I paint technically. A pure class video on how to draw like a realist. Comments: Posted on June 17, 2010 by Belinda Del Pesco Margery 6. Kassan is amused when asked how he gets his paint to stick to the palette.
Kassan works can be seen in many public and private collections worldwide. Tools were thoroughly explained as well. He uses a binoculars to zoom in to capture broken colors on actual model. Producing amazing art is earned with time and practice work , and that was so clear in this workshop. I signed up for it spontaneously the moment I saw his post about it on. This is defiantly one Artist to learn from.
He continuously draws and wipes, draws and wipes. Unlike others, Kassan took extra effort to film the action of his palette, the painting he is working on and also his model. Responsive : Shows whether or not your site which is compatible with desktop computers, is also compatible with tablet computers and mobile devices. Kassan is not only an amazing artist, He is a great teacher who is inspiring and so willing to share his knowledge and approach with others. It is like standing over his shoulder and watch him not only paint the image, but understand his thought process and philosophy about painting. Using a hard pencil, he transfers the image, tracing the edges as lines and hatching in the darks. I tend to have models lower their chins; it makes the eyes bigger.
That would be like paying once, and attending his workshop over and over, and it includes all the materials and methods he uses to get the luminous portraits you see on his web site. In 2013, he founded the in hopes of giving grants directly to underprivileged talent in both the visual and musical arts. David shared all sorts of tips and tricks and treasures in his workshop, and we all got a good sense for how he makes his art. I have really enjoyed studying them. As a teenager, he studied at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia on weekends.
He also narrated all his thoughts and shared all his thought processes. I would not hesitate to run to the computer and order it! Title Use : The title is a general description of your site between 10-80 characters Meta Description : Meta Keywords : these are categories and topics which will help define your sites use. He could see how they were trying to understand things without constantly pushing against the barriers of their limitations. A commonsense solution, this palette leaves his hands free and, more important, frees him from having to bend down to mix colors. According to him, this blends into the oil better than black he used in the past. This in turn reduces the visual static or disconnect between the moments of seeing the color and applying the paint.
Subtle value changes and shifts in contour and line around the eyes, brow and nose. PanPastel has really changed the way I make paintings and drawings, it has given my realist work an expressive foundation on which to build on. Being upright, the palette is in the same light as the painting, which allows Kassan to make judgments quickly. I believe that artists at all levels will get much from this video. Follow along as David vocalizes his complete thought process and approach as he develops this drawing. Highly inspirational and useful — higly recommended! He also uses different medium to build up the textures of his subject. Kassan lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Brush Back oil, 24×23 by David Jon Kassan The conventional portrait shows a seated figure ostensibly in comfort as he or she looks toward the viewer. As he works, he asks himself question after question: Is this too long or too short? His approach to drawing with the Pan Pastel Knife. You can order a copy. In addition, he has a number of free shorter videos on , mostly of demo sessions, and also describing his latest venture, the. I love the direction he has taken with his work and the approaches he taken to market himself. I hope to one day take a workshop with David. As a youngster, finding art more interesting than math or science, Kassan had dreamed of working for Disney.
After scanning his preparatory drawing into Photoshop, Kassan prints it out life-size, covers the back of the printout with red iron oxide PanPastel and tapes it to the panel. Then, as that person gets closer as I spend more time drawing or painting him or her , he or she starts to come into focus I start to understand the person better to the point that the two of us are shaking hands I have a great understanding of who that person really is. Sped up to replicate the actual two hour study you can see where Kassan begins with very crude dark block filling with his charcoal. He gained patience by observing some of his more mature students in class. We were frequently gasping in the room behind him. The higher the rank, the better and more beneficial this site is considered for Google. Instead, he focuses on planar relationship and color temperature with the value structure resolved from his drawing.