Mixing Flesh Tones Painting flesh tones is one of the challenges of portrait painting. In all honesty cannot be achieved by using tubes of flesh tint and portrait pink. Skin is not the same colour all over. Skin has nuances  of colour and light and shade, so mixing flesh tones is always the best policy. […]

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Create Depth in Landscape Painting In this art tutorial I shall be creating the painting using acrylic paint. I will show you how to create depth in a landscape painting by using colour and tone in combination. The idea is to use cool, light greens in the background of the painting and warm, bold greens […]

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This video is created from a Impressionist style painting demonstration I gave at the Redditch art circle. 5th October 2011. I demonstrated how to compose the picture and apply the paint( I used acrylic paint) in a way Impressionist painters might have done. The painting had to painted very quickly and was completed in 45 […]

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In this art tutorial video, created using a Nikon D7100, I explain step by step how to paint clouds simply using student quality acrylic paint. Using my vast art teaching experience  I show how to start the painting  by defining the structure of the clouds, before painting the sky itself.  You’ll paint clouds easily after […]

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In this art tutorial I use acrylic paint to show you how to paint sunflowers with the passion Van Gogh might have used. Using a couple of simple techniques with the brush, I demonstrate how you can effectively create powerful looking sunflowers easily. These techniques can be used with oil paint and thick poster type paints found […]

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