I Created The Basic Techniques of Painting Because It Didn’t Exist!

 

Test Drive Our Video Art Lessons.  Click on the arrow below to play our FREE 2-hour Video Lesson On How To Paint Water in Oils.

video

 

I created the Basic Techniques because it didn’t exist and I want you to have the best possible art instructions in your quest to learn to oil paint.

Most importantly, I want you to believe in yourself that you can paint.

The Basic Techniques of Painting is a collection of over 350 on-line 2-hour long video art lessons in oil painting, acrylic painting and water mixable painting that teach you the fundamentals of painting landscapes, seascapes, tall ships, flowers, people, pop art, pet portraits and wildlife.   And there’s over 150 painting scenes where we shown you how paint complete masterpieces from the bare canvas to the final brush.  All in step-by-step, concise instructions that easy to follow.  This series of over 350  video art lessons is A LIFETIME OF LEARNING.

From the very first video in this series, your experience will totally transform your concept as well as your belief in you. You will walk away with absolute faith that “Yes, you can paint.”

My first art instructor, Jessie Martin’s words of encouragement have become the inspiration behind all of my video art lessons and the drive to constantly help every student to mentally understand the concept behind each technique taught in my art instruction video series. If you have a “want to” no matter how much you “disbelieve,” you will learn to oil paint.

I can’t believe how my wife proudly boasts about my work and actively pushes my paintings to people she meets. My children, who are in their forty something now, admire my paintings and even have them hanging on their walls.

What will your family and friends say when you show them your masterpieces? Paintings that you’ve done yourself?”

Darrell has broken painting landscapes and seascapes into 9 core building blocks, spanning 50 hours of video instruction. Each video in the series covers one of these core building blocks. Darrell spends over two hours teaching and demonstrating one technique after another. AND Darrell teaches you how to paint in traditional oils AND acrylics AND water mixable oils. You’re free to choose any medium or even all three to learn.  Let’s take a good look at what each of nine core modules in this series covers….

Preparation For Painting

This first video takes you through every aspect of preparing your canvas, setting up your workstation, learning what brushes to use, how to hold your brush, the use of color and how to load, and apply paint to your canvas. All about easels, palettes, thinner, mediums and more. This video is chocked full of valuable information. Here’s what each video of the Basic Techniques of Painting contains…

  • This is a series of three video lessons.  The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Creating a Workstation
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Brushes
  • Overview of brushes
  • Overview of paints
  • Easels
  • Canvas Quality
  • Ovals on a Rectangular Canvas.
  • Demonstration of Applying Black Gesso
  • Demonstration of using Gesso for Background Color or Base,
  • Saving What Canvas area
  • Use of mediums
  • Demonstration of Adding Background Color

Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.

Learn To Paint Skies And Clouds

Clouds are one of the easiest forms to make. Yet they set the mood, season and weather for our landscapes and seascapes.

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Basic Light Blue Sky.
  • Painting Night Clouds
  • Using either a 1″ or a 2″ brush to make Clouds.
  • Demonstration of using Fan Brushes to make clouds.
  • Special Brush Cleaning
  • More Blending Techniques
  • Chock full of slow motions so you can master each step
  • Demonstration of painting grey clouds
  • Demonstration of painting dark clouds
  • Demonstrations on painting storm clouds.

Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.

Learn To Paint Mountains

Struggle no more. Over the past 10 years I’ve seen students struggle to make beautiful snow-covered mountains. This video simplifies the process. Watch Darrell as he demonstrates painting mountain after mountain after mountain. This simplified process shows each explicit detail on how you can master your mountains.

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Paint far-distant mountains.
  • Foreground Mountains
  • How to Highlight snow-covered mountains and non-snowy mountains.
  • Small highlighting techniques.
  • The key to shadow lighting mountains and most everything else.
  • Changing a Mountain After Adding Highlights
  • Western Mountains
  • Desert or Butte Mountains
  • Demonstration of Painting Spectacular Moonlit Mountains

Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.

Learn To Paint Water

We left no stone unturned when it came to showing you how easy water is to paint. This highly acclaimed video covers: —>

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Waterfalls
  • Painting a Lake in Front of the Falls
  • Adding Rocks in the Spray
  • Making the Ocean Move
  • Gentle Waves
  • Foam Patterns on the Beach
  • Painting a Powerful Crashing Wave
  • Adding Glistening Lake Reflections
  • Reflecting a Mountain into a lake
  • Reflecting Bushes into a Lake
  • Putting in Shorelines
  • Painting Rain Puddles
  • You gotta Love These River Rocks! Painting Stream and Bed Rocks
  • Adding Water to Rocks
  • Quickly Painting Cascades, Water Movement
  • Putting Rocks on a Frozen Lake
  • Ocean Motion
  • Details of Beach
  • Big Rocks in the Ocean
  • Lighthouse
  • Adding Pylons

Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.

Learn To Paint Trees

I only wish I had this Video when I was learning

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Evergreens
  • Highlighting Evergreens
  • Slow Motion
  • Highlight Colors
  • Oval Brush Evergreens
  • Slow Motion Oval Brush Evergreens
  • Oval Brush highlighting
  • Two-Inch Brush Evergreens
  • Dead Trees
  • Birch Trees
  • Large Forest Trees
  • 1-inch Brush Highlights
  • Background Trees
  • Grandfather Tree
  • Palm Trees

Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.

Learn To Paint Bushes, Grass and Ground Cover

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Setting up the Palette
  • Mixing & Applying Base Color
  • Adding Grass to Base Color
  • Loading the Brush, Touching the Canvas
  • Create Bushes with 2″ Brush
  • Highlight Bushes
  • Snow Covered Bushes
  • Half Round Bush for Grass & Bushes
  • creating Bushes with 1″ Oval Brush
  • Sea Grass
  • Upward Stroke Grass Technique
  • Flowers on Bushes
  • Snow Scene with Bushes & Foothills

    

Learn To Paint Rocks and Boulders

Landscapes and Seascapes are greatly enhanced with simple details. In this video we walk the student through adding rocks to enhance a scene or make it the focal point of the painting. All aspects of making beautiful rocks and boulders are shown.

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oilsFour Basic Shapes of Rocks
  • Simple Shape
  • Mountain Shape
  • Small Shape
  • Boulder Shape
  • Adding Rocks into Foliage
  • Beach Rocks
  • Rocky Coast
  • Gorge with Double Waterfalls
  • Cliff Ledges
  • Stone Ledges in Foliage
  • Rocks to Separate Layers
  • River Rocks in Banks
  • Snow Covered Rocks

 

Learn To Paint Cabins and Buildings

This video shows the beginner how to paint the basic cabin and a host of other buildings. i.e. How to paint a barn, a covered bridge, several buildings next to each other, lighthouses and more.

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Understanding Perspective
  • Basic Cabin
  • The Three Point Checkup
  • Adding on to the Cabin
  • Log Cabin
  • Far Distant Buildings
  • Two Barns
  • Dock
  • Windmills
  • Covered Bridge

Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.

Learn To Paint Seascapes

An exhaustive coverage of painting the basic seascapes, beach and a crashing wave sporting a transparent eye.

  • This is a series of three video lessons. The first 2-hour lesson covers the techniques painting with oils, the second 2-hour lesson covers the same techniques but painting with acrylics, and the third video lessons shows the techniques painting with water mixable oils
  • Preparing the Canvas
  • Anatomy of a Seascape
  • Sky and Beach Colors
  • Blending, Hypnotizing
  • Distant hills, and landforms
  • Putting Movement into water
  • The Basic Wave
  • Working the Dump
  • Foam Patterns
  • Detailing the Front Wave
  • Detailing the Sides
  • Foam lines on the Beach
  • Foam Lines on the Sea
  • Adding Rocks on the Beach
  • Adding Rocks in the Wave

 


Join Darrell’s Lifetime Beginning Art School by making a full one time payment of $197.00. After this You Will have lifetime, on-line access to the art school.


The Basic Techniques of Painting Seascapes Began At Monterey, CA In 1957

I think my love of the sea began, back in 1957.  At eight years of age that is.
I lived smack dab in the middle of the USA in a state called, Illinois.

Yes.  I realize there’s no seashore in Illinois.

I’d been fishing quite a bit, even been to a swimming pool once, but couldn’t swim a lick.

Then Dad joins the Army and the next thing you know, we are living in Monterey, California. In fact, the apartment we lived in was on Lighthouse Ave. (Don’t ask me how I remember the street name.)  Lighthouse Ave’s biggest claim to fame was that it was three blocks from Canary Rd.  I rode my bike up and down Canary Rd more times than I care to remember.

On Saturdays Dad would take my brother and I for long walks up and down the Monterey coastline.   I loved the sea and the sound of the seals barking. I spent hours just watching the waves crashing against the rocks and shore.

As an artist, seascapes hold a special allure for me … almost magical.  I enjoy the whole process of painting seascapes and telling a story with my paintings. Each seascape takes me back to Monterey and 1957.

The Seascapes Core Building Blocks

I have broken painting seascapes into several core building blocks, spanning over 30 hours of video art instruction. Each video in the series covers one of these core building blocks. In each lesson I spend over two hours teaching and demonstrating one technique after another. You’re free to learn to paint seascapes in any medium or even all three.

The Basic Seascape Video Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Covers how to design and layout a basic seascape.
  • Covers how to design beach, rocks and other placements.
  • Covers how to make water ‘move.’
  • Covers how to paint foam patterns
  • Defines where to place waves within a typical seascape.
  • Covers how to paint the surf crashing wave with the transparent eye.
  • Overview of how to paint foam patterns coming up on to the beach
  • Beach rocks
  • Wet sand
  • Beach vegetation
  • The sea sky.

Beaches, Shores, and Coastline Video Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates Painting three (3) mini-seascape paintings.
  • Primary emphasis is painting different types of beaches: rocky, sandy, heavy vegetation.
  • Shows how to paint vegetation and sea grass typically on beaches.
  • Shows the several types of objects typically seen on beaches:
  • Sand colors
  • Separating sand dunes
  • Highlighting the beach as well as shadow, following the light
  • adding items like pylons, ropes, etc…

The Basic Lighthouse Video Lessons

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Four lighthouses are used to study the principles within this video lesson.
  • Primary emphasis is painting lighthouse: Different shapes, stripes and typical
  • cylindrical lighthouses
  • Shows how to paint lighthouses so they appear round.
  • Special attention is paid to covering the details of light and shadow.
  • Covers placement of lighthouses
  • Typical Beach
  • Inland
  • On a tall cliff
  • On a jut of land disappearing into the horizon.
  • Frequently additional buildings surround a lighthouse and this video lesson covers this aspect as well

Monterey Video Painting Lesson 

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • This video has two primary focuses
  • Teach how to paint turbulent waters close to shore
  • How surf crashes onto and over rocks close to shore
  • Ocean spray and splash are covered in details.
  • Painting the major wave is covered again.
  • Background ocean development is addressed
  • Placement of waves to horizon
  • Sizing of successive waves
  • Ocean foam patterns
  • Keeping light centralized
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting.

Golden Morning Video Painting Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Teaches how to paint a morning sky typically seen in seascapes
  • Introduces new techniques some review in painting seascapes:
  • Wet Sand
  • Palm Trees
  • The long, horizontal crashing wave
  • Thick rolling foam onto the beach.
  • Wet sand rock reflections
  • Light management
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Stormy Video Painting Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Teaches how to paint complex seascapes with only black and white
  • This is an exercise in learning the importance of value (shade of color)
  • AND this is an exercise in learning the importance of light.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Rocky Moments Video Painting Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Teaches how to paint a partial seascapes yet leave the viewer satisfied.
  • Shows how to focus the viewer to finishing the painting with their mind’s eye.
  • A partial wave is painted just rising up out of the ocean surface just before colliding with a partially shown large rock in the sea.
  • Shows how to get the viewer involved to complete a painting.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Morning At The Beach Video Painting Lesson

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • This lesson teaches four of today’s popular trends in painting seascapes:
  • Stone cottages and lighthouses
  • Garden setting
  • Tall ocean side cliffs
  • Dynamic colorful beach skies
  • Demonstrates how to combine all four elements above into a seascapes.
  • Covers how to paint seascapes where the ocean first direction changes from coming towards the beach to breaking from left to right onto the bottom of the cliff.
  • Shows how to capture the beauty of each seascape
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Hawaiian Gold Video Painting Lesson

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • Shows how to paint a most beautiful seascape across multiple canvasses.
  • Two 12″ x 24″ canvases are used.
  • Shows how to secure the canvas onto an easel to ensure they do not move during the entire painting process
  • Shows how to paint, Beautiful lavender skies with lavender clouds.
  • Hawaiian unique coastal hills and mountains
  • The ocean with a crashing wave onto the beach
  • Juts or raised ground along wet sandy beaches
  • Beach shore vegetation and simple tropical flowers
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Night Vision Video Painting Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • This is a painting designed specifically to show the student how to paint a nigh-time seascape using a pre-primed dark canvas.
  • Teaches how to use black Gesso
  • Introduces how to paint a glowing moon.
  • Teaches simplicity in a seascape
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Jamaica Run Video Lessons

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • This lesson teaches four of additional trends in painting seascapes:
  • The power of a dramatic horizon.
  • Simplicity
  • Adding boat(s)
  • Including people
  • Demonstrates how to combine all four elements above into a seascape.
  • Shows how to capture the beauty of a simple vacation photo
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

DARRELL CROW’S LIFETIME, ON-LINE ART SCHOOL

 

There is nothing more beautiful on the seas than a fully-rigged Tall Ship with all masts flying ripping its way across the ocean.

Darrell has broken his painting of Tall Ships into several core building blocks, spanning over 30 hours of video instruction. Each video in the series covers one of these core building blocks. In each lesson Darrell spends over two hours teaching and demonstrating one technique after another.

Preparing To Paint Tall Ship Video Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Creating a Painting workstation
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Brushes
  • Overview of brushes you’ll need
  • Overview of paints you’ll need
  • Easels
  • Canvas selection
  • Ovals on a Rectangular Canvas.
  • Demonstration of using Gesso for Background Color or Base,
  • Use of mediums
  • Use of reference photos and materials
  • Everything you’ll need to prepare to paint Tall Ships.

Sails Video Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Acquaints you with sail placements on the masts of tall ships
  • Shows how to paint the front side of billowing sails.
  • Provides instructions on shadowing and light on sails
  • Demonstrates how to paint rectangular sails
  • Demonstrates how to paint jib sails
  • Demonstrates how to paint studding sails
  • Demonstrates how to paint
  • Demonstrates the purposes of the spars
  • Demonstrates how sailors were used to ‘turn’ or ‘add’ or ‘reduce’ sails

Rigging Video Lesson

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • A typical tall ship is equipped with over 5 miles of rigging (rope)
  • Types of Rigging Covered
  • Mast
  • Square Sheet Sails
  • Jib Sails
  • Studding Sails
  • Spars
  • Spar Turns
  • Yard arm
  • Yard Lift
  • Walk Lines
  • Braces
  • Crows Nests

Ship Shapes Video Lessons

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • A Brief History of Tall Ships is provided to help with painting hulls.
  • Emphasis is on 18th and 19th century ships
  • Shows how to paint basic Hulls for Clippers, Brigs, Barks, Schooners, and Frigate
  • Covers placement of ships on canvases
  • Attention is given to water as it reflects off hulls during the sailing process.

The Cutty Sark Video Lesson

A Clipper ship is an extremely fast wooden, 3-mast, small cargo tall ship with square rigging (sails) that was quite popular during the middle third of the 19th century beginning around 1943. A transatlantic and transpacific ship, the most common use was shipping trade products from England to its colonies and China, as well as the New York to San Francisco routes. Ship owners regained their investment typically within one round trip. The Clipper essentially embraced the romance and passion of sailing during its lifetime for many Americans and British.

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • This lesson shows how to paint a Clipper Ship’s front view
  • The Cutty Sark can be seen in England today. a Rare survivor
  • This is the first of 3 lessons that will have you painting three different views of a Tall Ship.
  • You will learn how to paint the rigging that would be seen from a front view
  • Includes information on how to design oceans and skies for a tall ship painting
  • Ocean spray and splash are covered in detail as the Clipper cuts its path.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting.

The Flying Cloud Video Lessons

The Flying Cloud is one of the most famous clippers of all time. It’s Captain, Creese, often brought his wife on the New York to San Francisco route. She served as the ship navigator, which was unheard of in those days.  Yet twice she broke the world record for the fastest time between New York and San Francisco.

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • This lesson shows how to paint a Clipper Ship’s side view
  • According to legend after 40-45 years of service (a typical tall ship’s lifetime) the Flying Cloud ran aground and was burned.
  • This is the second of 3 lessons that will have you painting three different views of a Tall Ship.
  • You will learn how to paint the rigging that would be seen from a side view
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

The Mighty Clipper Video Lessons

Relaxing in Gloucester, MA one evening my wife and I happened to come across an elegant little cafe in which the owner had a large number of ‘scaled’ ship models on display.  I was extremely fascinated by the Flying cloud model and took photos from every conceivable angle. In this video lesson you’ll paint the rear view of a clipper ship thereby completing ‘your walk about’ the clipper ship.

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • This lesson shows how to paint a Clipper Ship’s rear view
  • According to legend after 40-45 years of service (a typical tall ship’s lifetime) the Flying Cloud ran aground and was burned.
  • This is the third of 3 lessons that will have you painting three different views of a Tall Ship.
  • You will learn how to paint the rigging that would be seen from a rear view
  • You will learn how to paint sails billowing opposite of the front view.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

2-Mast Brig Video Lessons

The Brig is generally a 2-mast, squared rigged tall ships whose use has been traced as far back as the 17th century. Use of this ship has been either naval combat or as a merchant cargo ship. It is fast and maneuverable. This latter trait made the Brig quite attractive as a naval vessel carrying 10-12 guns. Although quite a popular pirates’ ship, very few American or Caribbean pirates had Brigs. The problem with the Brig is the large crew required.

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • Teaches how to paint a side view of a Tall Ship
  • The particular view here shows the decking and cabin of the Brig, so the student learns how to add these elements to a painting.
  • This is a sepia style painting and the student learns how to alter values to achieve form, shape and drama.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Top Sail Schooner Video Lessons

Schooners evolved from a number of 2-masted, gaff-rigged vessels in the late 1600s. They quickly became the vessel of choice for coastal voyages. They carried a respectable amount of cargo and required few men in the crew. Most schooners were working ships, but a number of very wealthy businessmen outfitted them as luxury crafts for pleasure and travel.  Ships did not need a second mast unless they were 50 feet or longer, thus the schooner is the low–end of Multi-mast Tall Ships.  They were called sloops or cutters if the ship size could only support one mast.

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • This lesson teaches he components of one of America’s most popular coastal tall ships.
  • The schooner is often considered the ‘semi’ of the seas
  • The painting is a side view to illustrate the rear gaff sail construction typical of schooners.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

5-Mast Bark Video Lesson

This ship is also known as a barc or barque. From 1605 until today, people have had difficulty defining exactly what is a bark.  It typically meant any 3-mast plus ship which didn’t fit the definition of other Tall Ship categories and had a certain sail plan (arrangement of sails).  The bark required a small crew, held a good cargo and could outperform a brig or a schooner.  To help with speed, 4- and 5-mast versions of the Bark were built in the 1800’s.  Many have survived to this day. The optimum tall ship is the 4-Mast Bark, according to many ancient seamen.  This painting illustrates  a 5-mast Bark.

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • This lesson teaches the components of one of America’s most agile tall ships.
  • The bark is often considered the most perfect Tall Ships on the seas
  • The painting is a side view to illustrate the sail plan typically associated to a bark.
  • In this lesson you will complete an entire painting

Pirates Ahoy! Video Lesson

And just for fun we included a 4-hour lesson on painting a frigate that was a Pirate ship which we call Pirates Ahoy!  All sea enthusiasts will thoroughly enjoy this series of Tall Ship painting lessons.  And even more the paintings you’ll produce.

 

Every year my grandmother planted the most awesome flower garden in town.  So many different flowers, so beautiful that still staggers my mind when I look at old photos of her flowers.

 

At The Heart of The Basic Techniques of Oil Painting Flowers are the fundamental core building blocks.

Darrell has broken painting flowers into several core building blocks, spanning over 20 hours of video instruction. Each video in the series covers one of these core building blocks. Darrell spends over two hours teaching and demonstrating one technique after another.  Darrell first begins with how to paint flower  petals, than how to paint an entire flower and quickly moves to leaves, backgrounds, sticks, twigs, wiggly little critters and vases.  Once these have been taught and practiced by you, he moves on to showing  you how to paint many different types of flowers.

Below my grandmother takes me outside to see her beautiful flower garden.  She also had a humongous vegetable garden that was between the yard and the chicken coops.  The next photo is my grandfather and grandmother.  And let me introduce you to my parents in the final photo Leo and Violet.

Video Lesson:  Preparing To Paint Flowers

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Creating a Painting workstation
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Brushes
  • Overview of brushes you’ll need
  • Overview of paints you’ll need
  • Easels
  • Canvas selection
  • Ovals on a Rectangular Canvas.
  • Demonstration of using Gesso for Background Color or Base,
  • Use of mediums
  • Use of reference photos and materials
  • Everything you’ll need to paint flowers.

Video Lesson:  Painting Leaves

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates The Four Basic Leaf Painting Techniques.
  • Shows how to form the basic leaves and under-painting
  • Shows how to highlight leaves
  • Demonstrates how to arrange leaves
  • Demonstrates how to choose color for leaves
  • Shows how to practice painting leaves.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions.
  • Shows how to paint leaves of any size.
  • Use of mediums in painting leaves.
  • Everything you’ll need to prepare to paint leaves.

Video Lesson:  Painting The Basic Petals And The Basic Flower

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates Painting a six petal poppy as the basic flower.
  • Shows first how to paint individual petals.
  • Shows how to paint multiple petals.
  • Shows the four steps of painting flowers:
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.
  • Demonstrates how to separate petals.
  • Shows how to highlight petals and flowers.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions over flowers
  • Show to arrange flowers.

Video Lesson:  Painting Sticks, Twigs & Those Wiggly Things

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Shows how to paint flowers along a picket fence
  • Shows how to paint Vines
  • Shows how to a Lady Bug
  • Shows How to paint Butterflies
  • Shows how to paint worms
  • Shows How To Paint Stumps
  • Shows how to paint Garden Creatures

Video Lesson:  Painting Backgrounds & Vases

  • Contains 4 hours of instructions
  • Shows how to paint flowers along a wooden fence
  • Shows how to paint flowers on a Picket fence
  • Shows how to paint different floral containers
    • Hanging pot
    • An old fashion bucket
    • Glass and ceramic vases
    • Baskets
  • Shows how to paint flowers sitting on furniture
  • Shows how to paint flowers on a picnic table
  • Demonstrates how to paint abstract backgrounds
  • Shows how to paint next to a curtained window
  • Shows how to paint tablecloths with flowers

 

 

Video Lessons:  Daisies, Mums, Hydrangeas

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates Painting Daisies, Sunflowers, and Gerbel Daisies
  • Illustrates painting Mums
  • Illustrates painting Lilacs and Hydrangeas
  • Shows the four steps of painting each of the above flowers:
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.
  • Demonstrates how to add Leaves, backgrounds and etc.. to the composition
  • Shows how to highlight flowers.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions over flowers

 

Video Lessons:  Tulips, Calla Lillies, Daffodils

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates Painting Tulips
  • Illustrates painting Calla Lillies
  • Illustrates painting Daffodils
  • Shows the four steps of painting each of the above flowers:
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.
  • Demonstrates how to add Leaves, backgrounds and etc.. to the composition
  • Shows how to highlight flowers.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions over flowers

Video Lessons:  Hibiscus, Gladiolus

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates Painting Hibiscus
  • Illustrates painting Gladiolus
  • Shows the four steps of painting each of the above flowers:
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.
  • Demonstrates how to add Leaves, backgrounds and etc.. to the composition
  • Shows how to highlight flowers.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions over flowers

Video Lessons:  Iris, Orchids, Magnolias

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates Painting Iris
  • Illustrates painting Orchids
  • Illustrates painting Magnolias
  • Shows the four steps of painting each of the above flowers:
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.
  • Demonstrates how to add Leaves, backgrounds and etc.. to the composition
  • Shows how to highlight flowers.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions over flowers

Video Lessons:  Roses, Roses, Roses

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • Illustrates painting all types of Roses
  • Shows the four steps of painting each of the above flowers:
  • Base painting
  • Petals
  • Highlighting
  • Details.
  • Demonstrates how to add Leaves, backgrounds and etc.. to the composition
  • Shows how to highlight flowers.
  • Shows how to paint leaves in any directions over flowers

Video Lessons:  Painting Flowers In Acrylics

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • This video lesson assumes the student has already taken The Basic Techniques of Oil Painting Flowers and now wishes to adapt those techniques into painting for acrylics
  • Illustrates how to paint petals and flowers in acrylics
  • Illustrates how to paint leaves, backgrounds, vases, etc… in acrylics
  • Covers the four basic steps of painting flowers in acrylics
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.

Video Lessons:  Painting Flowers in Water Mixable Oils

  • Contains 2 hours of instructions
  • This video lesson assumes the student has already taken The Basic Techniques of Oil Painting Flowers and now wishes to adapt those techniques into painting for Water Mixable Oils
  • Illustrates how to paint petals and flowers in acrylics
  • Illustrates how to paint leaves, backgrounds, vases, etc… in acrylics
    • Covers the four basic steps of painting flowers in acrylics
    • Base painting
    • Petals
    • Highlighting
    • Details.

Comments are closed.