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How to Paint a Portrait – Video No.301

In this 38 min video Andrew Tischler tells us how to paint a portrait. His techniques cover toning the canvas, gridding to transfer the reference to the canvas and mixing skin tones. You can always jump forward if you haven´t … Continue reading

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How to Practice Drawing – Video No.283

In this video Andrew Tischler tells us about the importance of drawing. The 20 minute demonstration covers several different subjects. There are drawings of a ruin, trees, horses, rocks, and mountains. Andrew also shows us how the individual elements can … Continue reading

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How to paint a river estuary – part 2

Following my recent post about having been commissioned to create a painting of a river estuary I can now tell you about part 2. After agreeing with my customer on the basic design, painting size, and materials I proceeded to … 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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How draw a cat – Video No.237

This 3 1/2 minute speed painting video by Marcello Barenghi depicts a grumpy cat. Marcello is a master with pencil and paper. On his website you will find a lot more of his fascinating videos. They have all had tens … Continue reading

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How to use contrast and value – Video No.231

Today I have chosen a 12 minute video showing you how to increase contrast and value in a picture to improve its quality. The demonstration uses real-time sequences to explain how it works. The ART Tutor channel offers some great … Continue reading

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ArtSurprise with New Freebees for Artists

The ArtSurprise project is now entering a new phase. There are four new options for artists to participate. Below the various possibilities are explained in brief. For a printable leaflet please click here. Participating artists will have the following benefits: … Continue reading

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How to Draw Grapes – Art Tuition Video No.174

Today I have chosen another speed-painting video by Marcello Barenghi He creates a realistic drawing of a bunch of grapes in just over 4 minutes. When you go to his website you will find a lot more of his fascinating … Continue reading

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Colosseum, Rome – Ink Drawing

The Colosseum in Rome is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the world. I last visited the city many years ago and took pictures from which to produce this drawing. It was drawn on an A4 size sheet … Continue reading

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How to put shadows in perspective – Art Tuition Video No.168

This real-time video shows you how to produce the correct shadowing in a painting or drawing in just over 7 minutes. The tutorial explains the geometrical principles behind perspective in easy terms. Ethan has collected a number of similar tutorials … Continue reading

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