Learning Intention: We Are Learning To (WALT):
- Blend warm and cool colours together
- Lighten and darken colours using white and black
Success Criteria: What I’m Looking For (WILF):
- Edges of colours blurred together
- Smooth blending of brush strokes
- One colour to show silhouettes
Many artists use oil paints to create artworks. What the pros and cons of using oil paints?
Here are some artworks created with oil paints. Oil paintings can look wet or shiny and sometimes have a thick texture.
Mixing paints together is part of the fun of painting. We can use white and dark paint to make our colours lighter and darker. In painting, a tint is a colour plus white, a shade is a colour plus black, and a tone is a colour plus grey.
It is important to properly blend colours together to avoid harsh and sharp lines in a landscape, especially to show a sunset sky, like these artworks below.
In these paintings we will use colour blending and tints to create our sky and then tones and shades to create the shadow of the mountains and cacti.