Discover this free resource. 'Your Turn to Paint,' is a FREE course, where I share instructional YouTube videos featuring my painting process alongside downloadable reference photos. It's not just about following along; it's an opportunity for you to practice and discover your own artistic voice.
Painting snow scenes in an Impressionist style involves capturing the essence and mood of the scene rather than focusing on detailed representation. Here are ten tips to help you achieve that loose, expressive style in your snow-filled landscapes. Bonus: Watch the full demonstration and download the PDF summary to keep for later.
Plein air painting is a challenge. The ever-changing light, constant distractions, and unpredictable noises can make it a unique experience. It does take a dash of bravery and commitment. Fortunately the rewards outweigh the distractions. As an artist, it is essential to adapt to the outdoor conditions and learn how to make quick decisions on the spot without second-guessing yourself. In this demonstration you will see how this is done in the filed.
in this article, you will learn the process for creating a landscape painting with figures. Get ready to learn how to master this technique and bring an incredible sense of impact and light to your artwork. But that's not all - I am also offering a FREE course that teaches you the fundamentals of Notan drawing, a powerful technique that artists use to prepare and study their subjects before painting. So read on and explore the art of creating light-filled and dynamic paintings. Let's get started!
Creating atmosphere and depth in your paintings is critical if you want to paint landscapes convincingly. That three dimensional quality is important. So is the sense of reality that your viewer is looking for. Get this wrong and you will see something off about your painting. Maybe you cannot see what is missing, but you know something is wrong. Very often it is one of these six common mistakes. In this article and video we take a closer look at these errors and how to fix them.
Are you an artist looking to add some magic to your paintings? Do you want to learn how to create beautiful Impressionist-style landscapes that capture the essence of light and color? Impressionism is one of the most popular painting styles today, and for good reason - it celebrates the beauty and vibrancy of the world around us. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, mastering the techniques of Impressionism can take your work to the next level. That's why I am excited to launch a five-part video series on Impressionist Painting Techniques.
Today you will discover the five important techniques that every oil painter needs to know. In fact, if you paint with acrylics or gouache, these techniques will also be useful to you. All these techniques are important and you'll use some a lot, others not so much. I'll probably use four out of five of these very often. It does depend on your style of painting, but it is good to have a working knowledge of all of these techniques. Let us begin!
Do you have goals for your painting? Many artists struggle to find time to paint with all their other commitments. Others are driven by a need to produce even better paintings, always searching for new techniques and colors. This article is all about enjoying the creative process and achieving rewarding results - not relying on a magic wand! Plus download your FREE e-book.
Read on to discover how the enthusiastic painter can gain success.
Painting trees is an essential skill that every landscape painting will struggle with. Trees come in many shapes and sizes, just like people. For the artist there are several tried and tested techniques that make painting trees easier. This article provides five top tips plus a demonstration video. If you feel up to you can take a short quiz and win a prize too. Lets begin!
Who can resist painting an Autumn scene? I am sure that most landscape painters have tried it. Warm reds, deep yellows and orange hues make for a tempting subject. These scenes look simple at first, but prove to be a challenge to get them to read correctly. Add in reflections over a lake and the problems are multiplied. In this article I want to create an Autumn scene with rich colors and reflections that convey the idea of serenity. Not overstated and not photo-realistic either.