Evolve Artist Class Notes 2018

About

Here is a list of all the Evolve Artist recorded weekly live classes from 2018.

Color code:

  • Green = For total newbies/beginners (like me!)
  • Red = Mindset
  • Blue = Professional, monetization, career-related
  • Purple = Technique
  • Orange = Q&A, Critiques
  • Pink = Other

Overall Thoughts

Here are some of the most important things I learned from the 2018 classes:

Notes on Classes

Why Being Excited About Your Work Will Help You Sell Paintings

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

In this live class, Kevin shares some business tips on how to begin to value your art, educating potential clients, and why we recognize George Washington years after he died.

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Live Class with Kevin

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

In this open discussion, Kevin explains a general overview of moving from simple to complicated objects in proportional drawing and painting. He also discusses the language of measuring and how measuring eventually becomes unnecessary for artists as their eyes develop.

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Foundations of Determining Values

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Piper explains how to determine the four values in grayscale drawing and painting, and gives examples on how to be sure of the correct values every time.

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Why Realism is Important

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Kevin discusses why realism is necessary to learn the ¬†fundamentals of art, how it’s different from photographs, and why abstract art requires an education in realistic art.

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Determining Light and Shadow in Dark or Reflective Objects

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Piper discusses how to easily find cast and form shadows in dark or reflective objects, and shares some tips on how to tell reflections and lights apart.

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