Painting mountains, especially when you want to create depth in a picture, is quite straightforward, with a little guidance.
This video shows you how to very simply paint layer after layer of mountains without the picture becoming muddy or overworked.
As a bonus, it also includes how you produce a simple, but appealing evening sky.
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Learning how to paint a variegated wash to represent an evening sky in watercolor may appear daunting but it's actually quite straight-forward.
All you need is about 7 minutes to watch the tutorial video tutorial and you'll be confidently painting multi-colored variegated skies before you know it!
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This oil painting tutorial is the first of a three part series which looks at how a commissioned painting is developed from start to completion.
Oils painting is a very forgiving medium and with the development of low odour and quick dry mixing mediums is much more user-friendly to use than it used to be.
This tutorial covers the basic compositional ideas and the initial underpainting, with a tonal sketch created on the canvas.
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Perhaps second only to watercolors, more and more people want to find out how to paint with acrylics, as an introduction to painting.
It has many advantages - no smell, it dries fast and it's easily cleaned up with water. Acrylics is also a forgiving painting medium, so it has many attractions for the newcomer.
In these acrylic painting tutorials we'll look at what you need to get started and how to quickly produce some simple but effective paintings on a wide variety of surfaces - and not just with paint brushes either!
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Painting winter trees in watercolor is a subject that worries a lot of newcomers to painting. Because the leafless tree is fully exposed, they're concerned about getting the trunk and the branches looking right.
In this tutorial video - the second in the series of painting trees - we look at the basic techniques involved and some of the pitfalls to avoid.
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