Category Archives: oil painting

using traditional oil paints or water mixable oils

Pomegranate Painting by Herdin Radtke – Art Tuition Video No.292

Today I have selected Herdin Radtke´s introductory video to his painting tutorial on how to paint pomegranates. Herdin is a professional artist who holds workshops online and in person. He has toured the world from a young age from Munich … Continue reading

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Digital Seascape Painting by Alan Kingwell – Art Tuition Video. No.291

Today I have selected another one of Alan Kingwell´s seascapes. Alan is now hooked on painting on his iPad. There is of course no original for him to frame other than the print-outs he can produce from the file. He … Continue reading

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How to Mix Colours for 3D Effects – Video No.290

In this 23 minute video Andrew Tischler tells us how he mixes colours to achieve 3D effects in his paintings. We learn why he does not stick to primary colours for certain tones and mixes his own black rather than … Continue reading

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How to paint a coastal landscape – Video No.289

In this almost 14 minute video Samuel Earp paints a coastal landscape giving detailed explanations about the process. The technique will work in oils and acrylics. Here is a link to his website. Hope you like my choice of the … Continue reading

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More Online Workshops for Artists

Artists go Online Another painter friend of mine Alan Kingwell lives in Cornwall. He has also turned to online courses to serve his students during the Corona virus lockdown. Students can look over Alan´s shoulder and listen to his explanations. … Continue reading

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How to paint an Ocean Wave – Video No.288

In this time lapse video Mark Waller explains the basic principles of how to paint an ocean wave in just over 16 minutes. The technique will work in oils and acrylics. Here is a link to his website. Hope you … Continue reading

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Online Workshops for Artists

Artists go Online My painter friend Herdin Radtke has been teaching in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, and France for decades. He has now turned to online courses where students save a lot on travelling expenses. Modern webcams allow course participants … Continue reading

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First Online Workshop for Aspiring Artists

Progress Report Today I attended the first of my friend´s new online workshops. It was almost like being in the studio with him. Modern webcams offer a remarkable resolution so that the course participants were able to look over his … Continue reading

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Online Workshops for Aspiring Artists

Introduction In these trying times of the Corona virus pandemic online painting workshops are the perfect pass time for people in lock down. Painting is enjoyable, it helps your mind concentrate on something pleasant and above all it is satisfying … Continue reading

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How to paint a Mountain Landscape – Video No.287

In this time lapse speed painting video Victor Yushkevich paints a mountain landscape in 1 hour 25 minutes. Enjoy the painting process without words and the background music. The technique will work in oils and acrylics. You may come across … Continue reading

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