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How to study traditional oil painting – Video No.267

In this 8 minute video maestro Michael John Angel explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how and why his students are taken through these steps to achieve mastery. Michael John … Continue reading

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How to paint a portrait – Video No.266

In this 20 minute video Isabelle Richard paints a portrait. The time lapse speed painting video shows all the important steps from the first marks made on a darkened canvas to the finished portrait. Isabelle is a self-taught artist living … Continue reading

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How not to worry about failure – Video No.265

In this 6 minute video Eric Armusik tells us not to worry about failure. We should learn from our mistakes and persevere to reach new heights. Eris sees failure as the road to success. While he is sharing his advice … Continue reading

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Hyperrealism versus Photographs

In this less than 2 minute video Anna Halldin Maule from Sweden uses oil paints to create art that looks more real than a photograph. It can take up to 4 months for Anna to finish one painting. May I … Continue reading

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How to paint a River Scene – Video No.264

In this time lapse speed painting video Victor Yushkevich paints a river scene in just under half an hour. There aren´t any explanations just listen to the music instead. The technique will work in oils and acrylics. You may come … Continue reading

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How to paint a hole in the palm of your hand – Video No.263

In this video Jonathan Harris shows us how you can make it look like there is a hole in the palm of your hand. The time lapse video takes less than 2 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. … Continue reading

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How to Paint Soap Bubbles – Art Tuition Video No.262

Today´s artist Herdin Radtke shows us how to paint soab bubbles. He uses simple tools to put the circles onto the support. The 4 1/2 minute speed painting video is easy to follow even without words. Hope you enjoy my … Continue reading

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How to make a letter sink into the paper in 3D – Video No.261

In this video Jonathan Harris shows us how to draw the letter “A” so that it appears to sink into the paper. The time lapse video takes about 4 1/2 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. There aren´t … Continue reading

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How to tell a story in a portrait – Video No.260

In this 17 1/2 minute video Andrew Tischler shows us how to tell a story in a portrait painting. After a more than 1 minute introduction showing beautiful paintings and scenery Andrew explains how he goes about composing the portrait. … Continue reading

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How to draw a Portrait – Video No.259

In these two speed painting videos Davide Zezza shows us how to draw a portrait in coloured pencil. The portrait starts with a line drawing to which Davide adds layer upon layer of different tones to create a 3D image. … Continue reading

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