Create Depth using Colour Pencils This art tutorial covers how to draw a landscape using coloured pencils. It explains how to sketch out the initial drawing very lightly and colour the background in very light tones. I also show how to draw things very simply in the background to contrast with the detail of the […]

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It is so easy to get into a rut with painting and even easier to fall into the trap Picasso so aptly described: ‘Success is dangerous, one begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others – it leads to sterility.’ So if your painting has hit the doldrums, […]

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This is part 2 of my art tutorial on How to Paint a Landscape. This time I am focusing on the use of scale to create depth in the landscape painting. This combined with the fact that colours get lighter as they go into the background creates distance in the landscape. I explain how this […]

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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 on how to draw a landscape, I’ll teach you how, by using just three tones, dark, medium and light, you can create depth in your drawing . Starting with just three lines, light medium and dark tones, we can draw the framework for our landscape drawing. Drawing a landscape is much […]

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