Introduction To Certification Seminar - Nov 8-11, 2019
Students will work independently with Sue Pruett, MDA using past Certification
designs in their category with teacher assistance. Students will gain a
greater understanding of how to plan a painting including but not
limited to: color schemes, color harmony, temperature, value
relationships, background color choices, blending, how to control
intensities, stroke-work and overall effect. This Seminar will be held
at the SDP home office located in Wichita, Kansas.
Class size is limited for individualized attention.
To inform applicants about the Certification program, the judging
process and explain what the judges look for based on the critique form.
To explain the Standards process that was set in 1985 and how the
submissions are judged compared to the Standard 75%, 65% and 55%.
The Certification program encourages independent thinking in all areas of art.
This seminar will provide an opportunity to learn how to plan a
painting using a checklist of artistic concepts and also principles
related to the Certification critique form: Overall Effect, Color
Management, Blending Skills, Stroke Control, Value Control, Intensity
Control, Line-work and Detail, Background, Frame, Neatness and Finish.