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Arinze Stanley

Patience Practice and Persistence..

He gradually taught himself how to master both Pencils and Paper in harmony as a medium to express himself through what he calls his Three P’s namely Patience, Practice and persistence. These have guided him throughout his journey as an artist.

CHUCK CLOSE

Close emerged from the 1970s painting movement of Photorealism, also known as Super-Realism, but then moved well beyond its initially hyper-attentive rendering of a given subject to explore how methodical, system-driven portrait painting based on photography’s underlying processes could suggest a wide range of artistic and philosophical concepts.

THE ART MOVEMENT/STYLE

Realism/Hyperrealism

Realism is recognized as the first modern movement in art, which rejected traditional forms of art. Beginning in France in the 1840s, Realism revolutionized painting, expanding conceptions of what constituted art.

 

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

Proportion

All parts of a composition should be in pleasing proportion to each other.

Value

Value drawing is the key to representational or realistic drawing. Learn to use value to create form, depth, mood, and much more in your drawings!

Grid Method

A grid is drawn over the original study, and another grid is marked out at the desired scale on the surface where the image is to be reproduced. Around since 5,000 BC, used by Ancient Egyptians.
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