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Portrait Painting

Drawings are based on observation from life and the study of old master drawings. Emphasis is placed on proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and cast shadows to achieve convincing three dimensional form. This is a focused course for Student and Artist who wish to pursue Portrait  Painting as a career. Portrait painting course develops the artist’s ability to represent the human figure in pictorial space. Topic Lesson 1 The Planes of the head Part 2 Value pattern (rhythm), what is it, how to use it? 3 Oil painting basics: Materials, medium, mark making, cleaning, 5 Value scale, Monochrome painting. 4 Setting up the model’s light /Monochrome painting. 5 Edges, types of edges, and edge control to create a focal point. 6 Basic color theory. Value and color relationship using the color wheel and its relationship with the value scale. 7  Limited palette. Features: Eyes 8 Limited palette. Feature: [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:39+00:00120 lessons, Art Subjects|

Landscape/ Cityscape Painting

This is a focused course for Student and Artist who wish to pursue Landscape and Cityscape Painting as their future direction. Students will create ambitious landscape paintings from studies and photographs. The course stresses complete development of large finished landscape paintings through various stages. Developing strong composition, design, light effects, and personal style will be encouraged. Topic Lesson Topic 1 Introduction to Values Topic 2 Introduction to Plane Change Topic 3 How to Paint trees Topic 4 How to Paint Could Topic 5 Introduction to Architectural Shapes Topic 6 Objects in Landscape Topic 7 Reflection In Water Topic 8 Seascape Topic 9 Cityscape Night Topic 10 Course Sum-up Indian culture is surely rich in Art but unfortunately the education system is not. No one really encourages kids to find out what their passion is. Just three standard slabs for most kids - Arts, Science and Commerce. By the time we realize what gives fulfilment to our soul, [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:36+00:00120 lessons, Art Subjects|

Abstract Art

Abstract Art is a focused course for Student and Artist who wish to explore abstraction and interpretation. In this course, abstraction is created from objective and non-objective sources. A strong emphasis is placed on composition, alignment, color, texture, shape relationships and paint application. Topics Lesson 1 Introduction to Abstraction, history and abstraction in today's world. 2 Semi-Abstract and Abstract Paintings. 3 Semi Abstract Still Life Painting. 4 Semi Abstract Portrait and Figures. 5 Palette Knife Painting 6 Collage and paper cut outs. 7 Texture on canvas 8 Mix Medium 9 Expressive Painting 10 Conceptual Art Demo "I found IFAA course on Google. I didn't know much about it, but after joining I came to know that an online class is as good as any other class, in fact even better for those people who don't have the time to attend an actual class. Students can [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:32+00:00120 lessons, Art Subjects|

Still Life Painting in Oil

Still Life Painting is a focused introduction to oil color. Students learn to indicate simple form with a single light source and then learn to paint form lights, various forms, and cast shadows. Students also gain an understanding of warm and cool colors. Emphasis is on composition, cropping, overlapping and placement in the picture plane. Topic Lesson Topic 1 Introduction to values scale in still life. Topic 2 Semi-palette still life painting. Topic 3 Full- palette Still Life Painting. Topic 4 Introduction to metal objects. Topic 5 Introduction to glass objects. Topic 6 Introduction to ceramic and motifs. Topic 7 Introduction to Drapery. Topic 8 Dramatic and Ambiance Light Topic 9 High-Key Painting Topic 10 Low-key Painting Art and music are my passions. Being in the army there's hardly any time for these things that one loves from the heart. For me it is a beautiful opportunity to learn without any restrictions of time and geographic location. [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:29+00:00120 lessons, Art Subjects|

Organic Art

Online Organic Art Course The Art lovers, Artists & Even common person to get realized the mystery of nature available in Organic materials having immense natural textures/colors. Why not we may develop & rejuvenate with our creative skills and do something “New” in the Art-Field. This will also create positive feelings & love for our nature.” Moreover, creative use of Creators resources.  Eco-friendly Art does not impact the environment or waste the paper and therefore trees. Earnestly by using Organic thrown-out materials which could have been perished with course of time.  But it is one of the natural gift in rarest forms to create through ONLY nature. With this concept, one can apply aesthetic sense, Originality of imagination, expression power, creative skills associated with inner intuition to do wonders in the ART Field.” Type: Online Level: Flexible Learning Duration: 10 Topics Eligibility: Age 14+ Course Intake: Learn on your own schedule Duration Topic Topic 1 [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:25+00:00120 lessons, Art Subjects|

Critical Thinking and Writing

It is very important to understand where you stand in the art market and what it need to progress as an artist. This course is recommend for artist who are currently producing co-hesive series of art works and are ready to apply to galleries. Topic Lesson Topic 1 Self evaluation and setting goals Topic 2 Understanding art World and where you stand Topic 3 Artist Presentation Part I Topic 4 Artist Presentation Part II Topic 5 What is takes to apply art galleries? Topic 6 How to Write an Effective Artist Biography? Topic 7 Artist's Website Page Topic 8 Photographing your ArtPage Topic 9 Gallery Checklist Topic 10 Exhibition Checklist was studying Architecture in BNCA, Pune for a year but due to some health issues doctor strictly said me to quit. That is an but I feel in today's generation a girl can't be just studying Bachelor's degree (in Commerce). Saw Online Art education advertising and [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:23+00:00120 lessons, Art Subjects|

Portrait Painting in Acrylics

Portrait painting in acrylic color course develops the artist’s ability to represent the human figure in pictorial space. Drawings are based on observation from life and the study of old master drawings. Emphasis is placed on proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and cast shadows to achieve convincing three dimensional form. Duration Topic Topic 1 Understanding Acrylic Colors and Plane Change Topic 2 Feature of the Head - Eyes Topic 3 Nose Topic 4 Mouth Topic 5 Ears Topic 6 Black and White Study Topic 7 Limited Palate Topic 8 Full Palate Topic 9 Fully rendered portrait Topic 10 Fully rendered portrait I am surprised to know that so many students from different walks of life are pursuing online art studies at IFAA. I pursued my first online course with IFAA and was thoroughly happy and satisfied with the course. For me too, like most other students [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:13+00:00120 lessons, 60 lessons, Art Subjects|

Still Life in Watercolors

This is a focused introduction to still life in watercolour. Students learn to indicate simple form with a single light source and then learn to paint form lights, various forms, and cast shadows. Emphasis is on composition, cropping, overlapping and placement in the picture plane. Duration Topic Topic 1 Introduction to supplies Topic 2 Wash technique Topic 3 Layering in watercolors Topic 4 Depth Topic 5 Texture Topic 6 Transparency Topic 7 Drapery Topic 8 Motifs and patterns Topic 9 Reflection Topic 10 Dry brush technique " I'm feeling glad to share my experience with you. I enrolled ifaa foundation course since April 2013. I enjoy portrait painting, colour theory and still life with Pooja, organic painting with Basant soni sir. All ifaa teachers instruct us very clearly and in very simple way. I am improving my painting skills with ifaa teachers. Really Ifaa is doing great [...]

2018-09-18T11:46:00+00:00120 lessons, 60 lessons, Art Subjects|

Printmaking Basics

Printmaking normally covers  the process of creating prints that have an element of originality, rather than just being a photographic reproduction of a painting. In this course various techniques of creating print is taught. Duration Topic Topic 1 Introduction to Print making and texture Topic 2 Mark Making Topic 3 Texture Topic 4 Texture with plastics Topic 5 Texture with Stencils Topic 6 Texture with Salt Topic 7 Print with paper texture Topic 8 Print with organic shapes Topic 9 Print with various objects Topic 10 Class sum-up I was never formally trained in arts..Nor arts was considered a degree worth holding at my college times & from the background i am from...So lost in touch with creative passion for many years while acquiring technical degrees... But .. Arts is in my genes & and at this point my only way to acquire a degree in arts was through [...]

2018-09-18T11:45:55+00:00120 lessons, 60 lessons, Art Subjects|

Portrait Drawing

Portrait drawing course develops the artist’s ability to represent the human figure in pictorial space. Drawings are based on observation from life and the study of old master drawings. Emphasis is placed on proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and cast shadows to achieve convincing three dimensional form. Duration Topic Topic 1 Head anatomy Topic 2 Value and Mark making with charcoal Topic 3 Rendering Part I Topic 4 Rendering Part II Topic 5 Planes of the head Part I Topic 6 Planes of the head Part II Topic 7 Planes of the head and rendering Topic 8 Perspective Topic 9 Features of the head Topic 10 Fully rendered portrait I have always aspired to be in creative arts.. I ended up being a middleware admin in the IT industry.. It is tough to stay in touch with your creative self with a hectic schedule. We [...]