How Olga Boznanska Builds Form in her Paintings | Analysis of Portrait of a Woman (1914-16) | The Cave of Apelles

How Olga Boznanska Builds Form in her Paintings | Analysis of Portrait of a Woman (1914-16)

In this Masterclass, Jan-Ove Tuv analyzes Olga Boznanska’s Portrait of a Woman (1914-16).

Watch the full video (link below) and you will learn about:
• Making connections between the different parts of a painting
• Mastering warm against cool colors
• A case for extremely bright shadows
• Hiding central parts in plain sight
• Using warm colors instead of white to achieve light
• Strokes crossing the line! (transitions united by color)
• Setting up “wedges” to support the notion of a line
• Separating forms by the direction of the strokes

▶️ Full video:
🎵 Full audio:

Børge Moe
Eric Chartier
Matthias Proy
Shaun Roberts
Viorel Trandafir
Fergus Ryan
Dean Anthony
Jon Harald Aspheim
Alastair Blain
Anders Berge Christensen
Erik Lasky
Fernando Ramirez
Francisco Salvacao
Herman Borge
Hårek Jordal Andreassen
Iver Ukkestad
Jack Entz Warner
Jared Fountain
Jose Luis
Marion Bu-Pedersen
Maurice Robbins
Michael Irish
Stacey Evangelista
Tonelise Rugaas
Trym Jordahl
Villiam S-ian
Yngve Hellan

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"