Art Lessons - Painting Demos
Painting mountains is a fun challenge. The idea is to focus on shapes. Light and dark. Warm and cool. Then paint them with confidence. Practice!
The Most Important Landscape Element
What is the one part of a landscape that I always ask students to check first? I have prepared two videos for for you explaining this concept together with a short demo painting.
The Easiest Brush Cleaning Method for Artists
Painting demo using onsite reference then back to the studio to complete the painting alla prima:
Jack Vettriano, famous for his sultry paintings of nostalgic glamour. We have all seen the prints now get a view into the life of the artist.
The Three Amigos! One of my favorite watercolor demo videos. Alvaro Castagnet, Joseph Zbukvic and Herman Pekel doing a watercolor painting together. Enjoy watching these three masters having fun.
Scottish artist John Byrne is a larger than life character. Watch this artist working through his day and see what an artist gets up to.
For the beauty of art through the ages:
Take a tour of Monet's masterpieces:
Fake or Fortune?
How does a master work by Claude Monet end up on auction? How is a master painting identified? Some of the questions answered in this riveting tale of one man's attempt to get his Monet painting approved.
Art Out of Nature
Art is all around us. We simply have to go outdoors and look for it.
Mad About Monet
What is the fascination with Monet? This BBC documentary looks at this phenomenon.