Tag Archives: oil painting

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 compose a landscape painting – Video No.257

In this almost 28 minute video Jill Poyerd explains important design aspects of landscape painting. Jill manages to keep your interest during the whole time by using examples to stress the points she is making. Hope you like my choice … Continue reading

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How not to worry about being self-taught – Video No.256

In this almost 8 minute video Eric Armusik tells us not to worry about being a self-taught artist. While Eric is sharing his advice you can watch him paint a portrait. Hope you like my choice of the day. If … Continue reading

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How to sell your art – Video No.255

In this almost 6 minute video Eric Armusik tells us about his experience of selling art online. While Eric is sharing his advice you can watch him paint a portrait. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you … Continue reading

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How to employ glazing – Video No.254

In this 27 minute speed painting video Florent Farges explains how you can employ glazing to enhance the effects in your paintings. Starting with some basic information on how the eye reacts to glazed surfaces he goes on to demonstrate … Continue reading

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How to use water mixable oils – Video No.253

Water mixable oils are the answer to your worries about using solvents and also help you avoid the smells of turps. In this 23 minute video Will Kemp shows us how well they work. In his simple painting demonstration Will … Continue reading

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How to create a traditional landscape – Video No.248

In this almost 11 minute silent video the artist shows us how to create a traditional landscape. You can see the painter applying several layers in real time. Time lapse sequences show the painting progressing in steps. It depicts grazing … Continue reading

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How to create an Italian landscape from local photos – Video No.247

In this 20 minute video Andrew Tischler shows us how to compose an Italian landscape painting using photographs from his Australian neighbourhood. He starts with pencil sketches to decide on the composition. He then goes on to explain the painting … 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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