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How to Paint Trees – Video No.280

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Michael James Smith In this 12 minute time lapse and speed painting video he shows us how to paint trees. It is a detailed realistic painting. It will work both with oils … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Cityscape – Video No.275

In this 24 minute video Graeme Stevenson presents the watercolour artist Joseph Zbukvic. Joseph shows us how to paint a cityscape. Graeme himself has visited and interviewed artists around the world to present them on Australian tv. We have now … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Seascape – Video No.274

These speed painting videos by Eva Volf complete her series of a seascape painting. Eva creates very impressive works using just a few colours to achieve dramatic effects. The technique can be used in both oil painting and acrylics. part … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Seascape – Video No.273

In a little more than 5 minutes this speed painting video by 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 … Continue reading

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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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How to mix gold and silver paint from primaries – Video No.246

This video shows you in about 2 minutes how to mix gold and silver paints from primary colours. Acrylics are used in the film but similar methods will be applicable to oils and watercolours too. If you like my choice … Continue reading

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How to work from a photo – Video No.245

In this video Phil Davis explains how to transfer a photograph to your support be it a canvas, a board, or paper. In the film the grid method is employed. However, that is not the only way to achieve good … Continue reading

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How to paint drops of water – Video No.244

In this speed painting video Sandor Vamos creates drops of water with coloured pencils. In just over 10 minutes he produces a perfect optical illusion. It does not need explaining just enjoy it and listen to the music. Please CLICK … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass Bowl and Cherries – Video No.243

This watercolour still life painting is by Soon Warren. In this 8 1/2 minute time lapse video Soon explains the various steps that lead to this vibrant realistic painting of a glass bowl with cherries. More of my own paintings … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass and Lemon – Video No.242

Today I have chosen a still life painting in coloured pencils. Watch how the scene showing a plate, a lemon, a spoon and a glass of water develops in this speed painting video in just 3 minutes. More of my … Continue reading

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