Art is a journey of self-discovery. As artists, we constantly seek ways to enhance our skills and unlock our full potential on the canvas. Whether you're a budding artist eager to explore the world of painting or an intermediate painter looking to add more depth to your work, the following curated list of free painting courses and tutorials will be your guiding light.
Years of Learning and Practice
Drawing upon over two decades of personal experience and learning from mentors dating back to the 1980s, I present to you these useful resources that go above and beyond what you can find on my YouTube channel. These courses and lessons encompass a wide range of topics, from the fundamentals of painting to advanced techniques that will help you paint with impact, power, and harmony. These resources will help you to unlock your painting potential.
The Beginners Guide to Painting with Impact," a comprehensive introduction that draws from the highly successful course "Learn to Paint with Impact." This resource is designed to help you focus on what truly matters in your artistic journey.
With eight video lectures and an accompanying 60-page book, this course covers critical topics such as values, composition, brushwork, color mixing, and the entire painting process. Whether you're a beginner experimenting with oils, acrylics, or gouache, this bundle is tailor-made for artists with limited time.
Don't miss the opportunity to embark on your journey toward becoming an Impressionist master today. The knowledge contained within these lectures and materials has been cultivated over two decades and is now at your fingertips. It's time to make your artistic aspirations a reality.
2. How to Add Power to Your Paintings: Have you ever wondered what's missing from your paintings? That elusive quality, that extra something that transforms a good painting into a captivating masterpiece? This is a conundrum that haunts both new and experienced artists alike, and it's time to unravel the mystery.
In my painting classes, we tackle this issue head-on, beginning with the crucial question of how to simplify a scene. It may sound deceptively easy, but starting off on the right foot is paramount, much like trying to put an omelette back into an egg!
This focused course takes you through the first critical steps that can make all the difference:
3. Your Turn to Create a Painterly Landscape:
"Your Turn to Create a Painterly Landscape" is a unique opportunity for you to put your skills to the test. It's your chance to take selected demonstration videos from my YouTube channel and turn them into your very own landscape masterpieces. I provide the video demonstrations and references for you to download, and then it's your turn to bring the lessons to life on your canvas.
This hands-on experience allows you to apply the techniques you've learned from my videos and other courses, giving you a sense of accomplishment and growth in your artistic journey. Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate artist, this interactive learning method will help solidify your understanding and improve your skills.
4. The Secret to Color Harmony :
Color harmony is the soul of any great painting, especially in the world of Impressionism. In this hour-long tutorial and demonstration, I unveil the secrets to infusing your landscapes with vivid colors and that distinctive Impressionist atmosphere.
You'll gain insights into color theory, mixing, and application techniques that will breathe life into your artwork. By the end of this tutorial, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to create landscapes that captivate and inspire.
5. Cape Sunrise - An Impressionist Landscape Painting:
"Cape Sunrise" is a stunning Impressionist landscape painting demonstration that showcases the entire artistic process in action. By watching this full demonstration, you'll witness the creation of a breathtaking landscape masterpiece from start to finish. It's a visual journey that takes you through every brushstroke, color choice, and artistic decision, providing valuable insights into the art of Impressionism. Then try the painting out for yourself. This is still the best way to learn and I will support you along the way.
As artists, our journey is a continuous evolution, and learning is the compass that guides us forward. These free painting courses and tutorials go beyond the offerings on my YouTube channel, aiming to provide artists of all levels with the knowledge and techniques that have shaped my own artistic journey spanning over twenty years.
Whether you're just starting or have been on this path for years, remember that the key to rapid progress lies in practicing the correct things. As I have learned from my mentors since the 1980s, guidance is essential. So, embark on these courses, apply these lessons, and unlock your artistic potential. Your next masterpiece is just a brushstroke away.
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