Description: This course is an illustrated lecture presenting ideas to help artists find their own unique voice. Shelley Thornton shares insights discovered on her own artistic path and offers thought-provoking worksheets to help you discover who you are as a creative force. Prompts to analyze your preferences, personality traits, intentions, and approaches will help to organize your thinking on the subject of artistic style and the things that influence it. Learn how to realize your unique style potential.
Media Category: Applies to any medium
Course Type: Self-directed (refer to the FAQ page for full descriptions of each course type)
Course Format: Lecture
Course Begins: March 15, 2022 - Ongoing
Course Duration: Half day
What will Students learn? This course will help you gain a clearer understanding of how essential a unique voice is in a successful artistic practice. You will be encouraged to be true to yourself and to enable the evolution of a personal style in your own artwork by analyzing yourself, your preferences, your work and your methods.
Instructor/Students interaction: No Interaction
Skill Level: All levels welcome
Required skill(s): No special skills required
Supplies and tools: A printer for worksheets, a pencil, and a notebook would make the course more effective, but are not necessary. All could be absorbed online.
Downloads: Videos: lecture and worksheet explanation. PDFs: Lecture text transcript, 16-page worksheet.
PART 1: What is Style and Why is it Important in Art Making?
PART 2: My Own Path and Influences and How They Affected My Style
PART 3: Elements of Style I Have Focused On
PART 4: Dolls as Art, and Becoming a More Effective Artist
How to fill out and interpret your Artistic Style Worksheet
About this course
- 5 lessons
- 1 hour of video content
VISIT: Shelley Thornton Portfolio
The Evolution of a Personal Style: an Artist’s Path to an Individual Way of Working
Enjoy an illustrated lecture presenting ideas to help artists find their own unique voice. Shelley shares insights discovered on her own artistic path and offers thought-provoking worksheets to help you discover who you are as a creative force.
FREE DEMO Making Hollyhock Dolls
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