Join Contemporary Artist Kimberly Brooks as she walks you through various thoughts on how to create the illusion of skin with paint.
The subject of skin tone has beguiled and fascinated painters since the beginning of time. (Just to be clear, there was no time before painting).
How different artists apply it, how they achieve it, when they glaze and underpaint, when they mold colored two dimensional clay to make something look alive. This module combines an overview with hands on demonstrations on recipes for how for how to capture its translucence.
Kimberly Brooks is a contemporary artist who exhibits internationally. She is the author of the upcoming book The New Oil Painting (Chronicle Books). Her work has been featured in numerous publications ranging from The LA Times, Vanity Fair, Modern Painters, and New American Paintings and many more. Prepandemic, Brooks taught workshops at other institutions including The Anderson Ranch Art Center, and the Otis School of Art and Design where she received the Franklyn Liegel Award for Teaching Excellence. Brooks also speaks about her work and the science of creativity to museums, Tedx, and Podcasts including the National Endowment for the Arts. You can learn more about her work at www.kimberlybrooks.com.