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How to Paint a realistic Portrait – Video No.272

Today I have chosen another less than 5 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 … Continue reading

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Contemporary Artists on German TV

I have started my own series of films for a German tv channel. The first two programmes presenting artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art have been broadcast on a German TV channel. Once a month a new … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting part 3 – Video No.269

This is part three of short videos by maestro Michael John Angel who explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how painting still lifes help his students acquire the basic skills … Continue reading

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How to paint hyperrealism – Video No.271

This 2 1/2 minute video shows the Dutch Hyperrealist Tjalf Sparnaay painting a small section of his interpretation of Johannes Vermeer´s painting “The Milkmaid”. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact me personally please … Continue reading

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How to paint a seascape – Video No.270

In this 7 1/2 minute speed painting video Eva Volf shows us how to paint a seascape. Eva creates very impressive works using just a few colours to achieve dramatic effects. The technique can be used in both oil painting … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting – Video No.268

This is part two of short videos by maestro Michael John Angel who explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how his students take drawing classes to achieve mastery. Michael John … Continue reading

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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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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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