How to Draw an Old Bridge in Pastel

Skill Level : 2 Intermediate, 3 Advanced

Medium : Pastel Painting

Subject : Landscapes

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 1 hour 50 minutes

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Class Description

Most artists are drawn to these types of bridges. They are more serene compared to the modern steel structures that don’t blend naturally into the scenery. These arched types make for beautiful paintings. You are going to paint this old masonry bridge in soft pastels.

In this lesson you will learn:

1.  How to use the darks again the lighter areas
2.  How to add the very delicate leaves
3.  How to simplify the masonry on the bridge
4.  How to simplify and change the distracting water surface.

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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