"West End View" Oil on board / 6" x 8" / H.Rose
Howard Rose graduated from the School of Visual Arts, NYC, Graduate studies at C.W.Post, and the New School in NYC. Since 1974, he was head product designer for a major leatherware company in Santa Monica. In 1980 he started his oun graphics and product design company on Long Island.
Howard has studied with Alfred Chadbourn. Charles Sovek, Matt Smith, and Ovanes Berberian.
His articles and instruction techniques have been published in various magazines, including Artists, and American Artist Magazine. As Well as running workshops, Mr. Rose teaches at the National Art League in Douglaston Queens, Baileys Arboretum, Les Bons Amis Gallery in Locust Valley and private sessions.
GALLERIES: Chrysalis Gallery in Southampton, Les Bons Amis Gallery in Locust Valley, galleries in Martha's Vinyard, Naples, Florida.
for Beginners, Intermediate and advanced artists.
YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO START AND FOLLOW THROUGH TO COMPLETE A PAINTING
1. Start with 4, 5, or 6 major shapes as a design. Find the horizon and create a perfect design with the fewest lines.
2. Fill in the average color of each shape. Don't pay attention to any details at this point. Every landscape can be started with this process.
3. Adjust the colors and shapes and start to add details. Make sure to find the darks and lights. Work on the calligraphy of lines, adjust the drawing and perspective if needed
LEARN TO MIX EVERY COLOR OF THE COLOR WHEEL Plus THE EARTH COLORS Plus ALL OF THE GREYS WITH JUST
3 PRIMARY COLORS: YELLOW - RED - AND BLUE.
2. Yellow orange
4. Red Orange
6. Red Violet
8. Blue Violet
10. Blue Green
12. Yellow Green
NOTE; All of these colors are mixed using the 3 PRIMARY COLORS / YELLOW, RED and BLUE. Example: to mix the Burnt Sienna, you mix an orange (yellow and red) and add a small amount of Blue.
Once you learn how to use a limited pallete for mixing colors, you can then add additional colors to your pallete.