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How to mix gold and silver paint from primaries – Video No.246

This video shows you in about 2 minutes how to mix gold and silver paints from primary colours. Acrylics are used in the film but similar methods will be applicable to oils and watercolours too. If you like my choice … Continue reading

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How to work from a photo – Video No.245

In this video Phil Davis explains how to transfer a photograph to your support be it a canvas, a board, or paper. In the film the grid method is employed. However, that is not the only way to achieve good … Continue reading

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How to paint drops of water – Video No.244

In this speed painting video Sandor Vamos creates drops of water with coloured pencils. In just over 10 minutes he produces a perfect optical illusion. It does not need explaining just enjoy it and listen to the music. Please CLICK … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass Bowl and Cherries – Video No.243

This watercolour still life painting is by Soon Warren. In this 8 1/2 minute time lapse video Soon explains the various steps that lead to this vibrant realistic painting of a glass bowl with cherries. More of my own paintings … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass and Lemon – Video No.242

Today I have chosen a still life painting in coloured pencils. Watch how the scene showing a plate, a lemon, a spoon and a glass of water develops in this speed painting video in just 3 minutes. More of my … Continue reading

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How to Paint a River – Video No.241

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Geoff Kersey. In this 12 minute real time painting video he shows us how to paint a gently flowing river. It is a detailed realistic watercolour painting. It is one of many … Continue reading

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How to Paint Watercolour Trees – Video No.240

Today I have chosen a painting by Grant Fuller. In this 12 minute real time video he shows us how to paint trees in watercolour. Grant creates the atmosphere of a forest on the hills on a misty day. Hope … Continue reading

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How to Paint Ocean Waves – Video No.239

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Michael James Smith In this 18 minute time lapse and speed painting video he shows us how to paint ocean waves. It is a detailed realistic painting. It will work both with … Continue reading

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How to Paint Trees Part 2 – Video No.238

Today I have chosen part 2 of Michael James Smith´s 14 minute speed painting video on how to paint trees. If you want part 1 first, please click here. He creates a detailed realistic painting of trees on a river … Continue reading

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How to paint a river in pastels – Video No.226

Today I have chosen a 5 minute speed painting video by Les Darlow who creates a river scene in pastels. Les shows us how pastels can be employed to create beautifully atmospheric landscapes. He has produced training videos, gives presentations … Continue reading

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