Tag Archives: oil painting

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 compose a landscape painting – Video No.236

This 28 minute video by Andrew Tischler shows us how to compose a landscape painting. Andrew takes us to beautiful New Zealand. He uses pencil sketches to decide on the composition based on real life footage of the scenery. He … Continue reading

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Great Seascape Painting – Video No.230

Today I have chosen an almost 15 minute video showing Andrew Tischler painting a seascape. The 1 1/2 minute introduction shows footage of wonderful landscapes before Andrew starts work on his painting. Speed painting and time-lapse sequences are interjected with … Continue reading

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Reproducing a van Aelst Still Life – Video No.228

Today I have chosen a 4 1/2 minute video showing the process of reproducing a still life. The 17th century original by van Aelst emerges in beautifully fresh colours. The Dutch painter Willem van Aelst was employed at the Medici … Continue reading

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Introducing Renato Muccillo – Video No.227

Today I have chosen this 10 minute introduction into the work of Renato Muccillo who has developed a wonderfully refreshing and new approach to landscape painting. His almost photorealistic oil paintings do not present nature the way a photograph would … Continue reading

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How to Paint Trees – Video No.224

Today I have chosen another 15 minute speed painting video by Michael James Smith. He creates a detailed realistic painting of trees on a river bank. Starting with an underpainting applied to a sketch he shows us how to add … Continue reading

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How to Paint an Amazing Portrait – Video No.222

Today I have chosen a 4 minute speed painting video by Vic Harris. He creates wonderfully detailed realistic paintings. Vic is a retired doctor who only started painting in 2010. Watch how this portrait develops from a sketch via a … Continue reading

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How to Paint a River Landscape – Video No.221

Today I have chosen a 15 minute speed painting video by Michael James Smith. He creates wonderfully detailed realistic paintings. Michael works in his studio with his father who is a well known painter himself. Watch how this landscape develops … Continue reading

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Top Tips – Paint Properties – Video No.220

Today Don Nederhand of Royal Talens tells us about the properties of artist´s paints. In this almost 15 minute video he explains the importance of the markings on the paint tubes. He demonstrates the difference between dyes and pigments, about … Continue reading

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Top Tips – Water Mixable Oil Paints – Video No.219

Royal Talens, Daler Rowney and many other manufacturers of artist´s paints also produce water mixable oils. Using them you can get rid of the smell of oil paints and turpentines and retain the quality and feel of “real” oils. This … Continue reading

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