JEREMY MANN: URBAN LANDSCAPE MASTER COPY
March 07, 2020 - March 08, 2020
In this workshop, you will learn how to create dynamic cityscapes with accurate perspective, using a variety of mark making techniques. Working from a Jeremy Mann cityscape, you will explore making a variety of chromatic greys with a limited palette, utilizing colour harmonies and how to achieve subtle colour shifts. Emphasis will be placed upon seeing the big picture, foregoing detail, and focusing on composition and large masses. You will also analyze the works of other famous urban painters to understand their approach in creating masterpieces. In the end, you’ll take home your own masterpiece to hang on your wall.
Whether in oils or acrylics, we recommend using artist grade paint, although feel free to bring whatever you have.
Colour Palette • Titanium White • Yellow Ochre • Cadmium Orange • Alizarin Crimson • Ultramarine Blue • Burnt Sienna • Burnt Umber • Viridian • Ivory Black
• Odourless mineral spirits (I prefer Gamsol) • M.Graham’s Walnut Alkyd • Make sure to bring a small cup (or clip on cup) so you can dip your brush • Acrylics: Small spray bottle for water, to keep your paint wet. • Acrylic Retarder to extend drying time
3) BRUSHES & MARK MAKING TOOLS BRUSHES
• Bring a few long-handled brushes between sizes 2 and 8 • Recommended: Synthetic Filberts (sizes 4, 6 and 8) • 1 Bristle Filbert, Bright or Flat (any size between 10 and 12) • 1 Synthetic Round (size 0) • In addition to this list, please bring sizes and shapes you’re comfortable with
MARK MAKING TOOLS • Plastic scrapers of different sizes (the kind you use when filling holes before painting walls) • One small print making roller (Google: ‘print making roller’ if you need an image) • Whatever palette knives you have
• Bring 1 canvas, canvas board or wood panel: 24 x 24” • I strongly recommend gessoed panel (not canvas or canvas board, but they are fine if you prefer them) • Prep: Add 3 layers of gesso. THIS IS A MUST!
• Oils: If using oils, you can bring a disposable palette, a wood palette, or some easels come with their own • Acrylics: If using acrylics, please bring a disposable palette
6) PALETTE KNIVES
• Any size, although we recommend the Liquitex ‘Small Painting Knife’ #8
7) PAPER TOWEL
• 1 roll of extra absorbent paper towel. We recommend ‘Scott’s Shop Towels’ (blue or white), found at painting/ lumber stores.
• Used for drawing preparatory sketches and for taking notes and doing various homework exercises
• Painting can be messy, please bring suitable clothing Optional: • Gloves