Course Curriculum

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    Chapter 1 - Negative Painting Absolute Basics

    • Negative Painting Absolute Basics - Introduction Handbook

    • Shape Patterns (download and print)

    • What Is Negative Painting?

    • Introduction - Supplies

    • Three Options For Painting Around Shapes

    • Soft Edge Gradation Technique

    • Paint The Negative Space Around And Between Shapes - Wet Into Wet

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    Chapter 2 - Seeing And Layering Shapes - Monochromatic Colours

    • Chapter 2 Handbook - Seeing And Building Layers Of Negative Shapes

    • Building Layers Of Negative Shapes - Monochromatic Colour Concept

    • Lesson 2 - Sketch The Second Layer!

    • Lesson 3 - Paint Around The Second Set Of Shapes

    • Lesson 4 - Building Layers - this is how we roll!

    • Lesson 5 - Go For Drama With Darker Values

    • Finish And Fix-Ups!

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    Chapter 3 - Using A Template To Build Complex Shapes - Analogous Colours

    • Chapter 3 Handbook - Working With A Template And Analogous Colours

    • Leaf Template - Download And Print Or Prepare Your Own Template

    • Here's The Colour Plan And Underpainting Preparation

    • Lesson 2 - Prepare And Use Your Template

    • Lesson 3 - Paint Around The First Set Of Shapes

    • Lesson 4 - Weaving Forms - Sketch Layer Two

    • Lesson 5 - Paint Around Layer Two

    • Lesson 6 - Sketch And Paint Layer Three - Working With A Template

    • Go For Drama In The Final Layer

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    Chapter 4 - Underpaintings! Warning - this is too much fun!

    • Chapter 4 Handbook - Creating Underpaintings

    • What Are underpaintings And How Do I make them?

    • Lesson 2 Underpaintings - 3 Ways To Get Started

    • Underpainting Inspiration

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    Chapter 5 - From Underpainting To Completed Painting

    • Chapter 5 Handbook - Working With An Underpainting And Building Layers

    • Lesson 1 - Choosing The Underpainting

    • Lesson 2 - Sketch And Paint Around The First Layer Of Shapes

    • Lesson 3 - Building Layers 2 & 3

    • Lesson 4 - Layers And Layers

    • Final Layer!

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    What's next?