Complete Beginner’s Guide to Anatomy and Figure Drawing
Spotting great lighting is not a gift, it is Skill. It is a learned art, one that artists like Caravaggio used to become one of the greatest artists of the Baroque era. From generation to generation every famous photographer of the 20th century used these techniques, which can be found on the covers of Vogue to National Geographic. Claude Monet and Michelangelo did not “hope” for good lighting, they knew exactly where to find and now, you will know where to look too!
This course looks at finding light, anytime, anywhere in the world. Whether you are on the streets in Berlin or inside of your friend’s home…creating pictures that glow is something that you can practice and master be knowing where to look. This is a comprehensive solution to lighting that does not rely on “post production” or “expensive equipment” to make great photographs.
A Room for Improvement is the first photography program that starts training your most important tool, Your Eyes. While most of the photography world is obsessed with gear and post production, the real secret to taking amazing images is learning how to see like an artist. Join artist & photographer Adam Marelli as he shares the tools, lessons, and training that classical artist use to bring images to life. As a trained photographer, painter, and sculptor Marelli combines twenty years of art eduction into simple to follow lessons that you can do in your own backyard.
- This course is divided into 8 lectures that are a Master Class in Finding Light.
- Lecture 1: What did we learn from The Art of Figure to Ground.
- Lecture 2: Studying teeth will not reveal the mystery of a smile.
- Lecture 3: Three types of artistic light.
- Lecture 4: How Caravaggio used the streets of Rome to light his paintings.
- Lecture 5: How to practice on your own.
- Lecture 6: How Claude Monet used a church to find the best light.
- Lecture 7: Why Vermeer always had perfect light.
- Lecture 8: The Assignment.
- The lectures are designed to be watched in order, but you are free to skip around if you like.
- Each course is approximately 45 minutes, with downloadable images from the lecture, and an assignment designed to highlight the tools from each lecture.