MINIMALIST ABSTRACTS

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  • Artist – Noel Vogt
  • 3+ Hours of content
  • Lifetime Access/Downloadable Content
  • KB Artist Community – FB
  • Course Price – $99
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Description

How Would it Feel to Gain Confidence in New Artistic Skills AND Learn to Be in the Moment with Each Part of Your Process?

Join Noel Vogt for Minimalist Abstracts! In this class, you will have an opportunity to explore a handful of non-traditional mediums to create captivating abstract works or art on repurposed canvases. Find inspiration in simple shapes and lines and bring them to life through a series of layered steps experimenting with texture and a variety of tools. I can't wait to share this course with you! I hope to see you in class!

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course students will have an understanding of the following concepts:

  • Find inspiration from simple shapes
  • Quickly develop an idea from inspiration to final painting
  • Welcome a variety of unconventional tools and mediums to your painting process
  • Build interest in your composition by layering paint by ways of different applications
  • Experiment with texture
  • Understand that a limited palette isn’t limiting
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Discover how one design can generate multiple paintings
  • Learn to be in the moment with each part of your process
  • Gain confidence in new artistic skills

COURSE OPENS AUGUST 9TH

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Cost - $99

DESCRIPTION OF LESSONS

Like stretching before you exercise it is helpful to warm up your right brain and calm the left. Through a process of organic and meditative gestures we will generate a set of simple sketches and doodles. With no particular set of rules to intimidate you - basic compositions will organically form to which you can choose to refine or elaborate upon or, take directly to the next step of assigning the overlapping shapes a value as both sides of your brain are work together attempting a balance between structure and spontaneity.

In addition to material cost being more reasonable, like all acts of repurposing, reusing printed canvases helps to conserve resources and reduce the environmental impact from manufacturing new products. In this lesson we will explore each essential step to properly picking and preparing a previously owned printed canvas for any project. Say that five times fast!

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Once you’ve chosen your favorite design, from your series of sketches and doodles, and painted your background onto your chosen repurposed surface you are ready to draw your design onto your canvas. In this lesson I will show you a few tips and tricks I use to transfer my lines and shapes to my canvas.  Through the deliberate marks using palette knife techniques we will explore how texture creates contrast through the interplay of light and shadow. In turn this lends a sense of realism to your abstract shapes that invites the viewer into the physicality of your piece, creating a tangible connection that transcends mere visual appreciation.

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Next, we will move onto creating a diptych! Using the same design from the first project this lesson will go over steps to edit your lines and shapes to help you transfer your design to two canvases, creating a diptych. The interplay and dialogue between the two halves adds an extra layer to the composition and intensifies the overall aesthetic experience, stimulating a deeper engagement and contemplation for the viewer.

Once you’ve taken steps to edit your lines and shapes you are ready to draw your design onto your canvas. I will show you a few tips and tricks I use to transfer my lines and shapes to two canvases ensuring the visual elements and overall impact are cohesive particularly as the shapes extend across the two canvases and around each edge of  the wrapped frames. This may involve refining details for visual balance as a viewer takes in the piece from different angles.

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COURSE OPENS AUGUST 9TH!

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Cost - $99

MEET NOEL VOGT - ARTIST/INSTRUCTOR

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Forever dreaming of living her life as an artist, so-cal native noel vogt has explored a handful of creative disciplines over her lifetime. With one foot still in the corporate world as a freelance graphic designer her current passion is rendering her thoughts and ideas as minimalist abstracts within an austere palette of black and white paints, pens and pixels. Noel’s current designs are derived from a plethora of neurographic sketches and doodles she’s created in recent years but have essentially been experimenting with all her life. With a focus on elements of texture, form and pattern, attempted through a reductionist process, Noel’s hope is that her art simply and purely conveys an immediate visual response of balance and harmony. When she’s not creating, you may find her walking her boxer or watching her family do their favorite things.

PRIVATE GROUP JUST FOR YOU!

This course will have a private Facebook group just for you!  The artist will be actively involved with the class via Facebook the first four weeks the course is open!  After that the course will be a self-study.  The artist may or may not be involved after the four weeks.  We are looking forward to seeing your artwork!

COURSE SUPPLIES

Below is a list of the supplies that I will be using for the projects in this course.  However, you are always encouraged to use what you have on hand. 

Substrate

  • Gallery wrapped canvas - your choice of size.  I am  using 20x30 for my large piece, and two 14x14s for the diptych.

Paints

Paintbrushes

  • Sizes pending size of area - flat, round, filbert

Other

  • Palette knife
  • Putty knife
  • #2 pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler/Tape Measure
  • T-Square/Triangle/Right Angle
  • String
  • Tape
  • Spacer
  • Primer
  • Joint Compound

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON ACCESSING CLASSES AND SELLING WORK CREATED IN THIS COURSE:

**Upon purchasing your course, you will be asked to create an account and go through the purchase process (even if the cost is $0 for a free course).  If you have already created an account, after purchase your course will IMMEDIATELY be available under “LOGIN” at the top right-hand of karabullockart.com.

**If your course does not show up, please email us at karabullockart@gmail.com

**Due to the nature of the immediate availability of the course, all purchases are nonrefundable.

**Please talk to the artist of the course about his/her policy on selling artwork created in this course prior to selling any works created during course.  Some artists will allow it, while others do not.  Thank you for your support.

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