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sharon palihawadana
Sharon Palihawadana

Nationality: Sri Lankan
Course: Painting and Drawing
Program: Master Coures
Period: Sep. 4, 2017 – Apr. 28, 2018

She went through with a working experience as a foot ware and fashion designer in capacity of holding a special (B.A) degree of Art & Design with academic learning in one of the best university in Sri Lanka. During last four years she has exposed and inspired with several global trends, techniques, methods which related to shoe industry.
Since her childhood it is one for her dreams to be pursuing her masters in art and design. She applied to the international art and design competition 2017 and obtained second place in category of professional in art painting and drawing section.


Nov. 02, 2017 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Sharon Palihawadana | Course: Painting and Drawing

Painting-Drawing 1 -Master Course 2017 (Student1)

First day at academy I learned basic face proposition with the lines. Line is the most basic element of the drawing the more lines that are added the more complex and numerous the separations become light from dark. And the other main element I study how light and shadow create depth and atmosphere in a drawing.




Adding shadow with different technics of each student through their own way is interesting . Professor Alessandro guides us how to correct our mistakes and improve our level of perception.



Very first photo of us in together. That is wonderful day met with talented people around the world and we can inspire from each other with guidance of accademia to create our own language of art through the new art experiments.



Second day we did individual study which we study on previous day. When drawing the sculpture me and my classmates choose the different view of position than before. As I have not familiar with the human figure drawing this was a big challenge for me.




The next class he thought us to get the measurement accurately through the thread. We changed our mediums (chiaroscuro and mix medium) with the same sculpture with different view. I felt more exited as it is not easy to erase. Anyway I love to work with experiment of new medium.





Thursday we got new instructor Processor Andy. She thought how to create own canvas paper and we left them for a while to be dry. We began to familiarize oil medium technics with the still life painting. The magic of still life painting is that they can show us a new way of looking at the ordinary object around us.



When composing a still life, try to introduce the quality that makes an interesting arrangement. We try our best to organize the composition on the group of objects with interesting manner.



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