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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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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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