Traditional-Drawing Video Tutorials

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How to Paint Apples in Oils - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

In this apples in oil video by artist Jerry Fresia you learn how to produce a simple oil sketch, starting with the composition in charcoal, then a simple under-painting and on through to the completed work.

Notice how this quick oil painting sketch is produced in a very loose style - you don't always have to get into tight detail to create a satisfying piece.

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How To Paint Watercolor Trees (Summer Trees) - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

Knowing how to paint watercolor trees in full foliage is a real problem for many newcomers to watercolor painting. Often, they say their tree looks like a 'big green lollipop with a brown stick for the trunk'...

Well worry no more. In this two-part video feature, we'll show you just how easy it is to learn how to paint trees, using just two colors and three brushes.

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Painting Red Wharf Bay - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial (3 vids)

This is the first tutorial in this learn to paint with acrylics mini series.
In this first installment, we begin to paint a habour-side scene. It's a lovely little place called Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey. The tide is out and several boats sit stranded in the habour.

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Learn How To Draw Shadows - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

Learning how to draw shadows is an important skill in art which you need to master. However, it needn't be difficult and this tutorial video covers several basic shapes to show you how and where shadows fall, depending also on the direction of the light.

It also shows you how shading is used simply, to define the shape of an object, be it round, flat or spherical.

Once you have this knowledge, it's an easy matter to do the same thing, using paints instead of a pencil...

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How To Draw With Various Mediums - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial (5 vids)

Learning how to draw realistic and pleasing pictures is so much easier when you have a good understanding of the essentials. And this free 5-part video series is designed to do just that...

It shows you what equipment to use (and how to get the most from it), various mediums that you can dabble with and it's packed with lots of little tips to help you create drawings you can feel proud of!

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How to Draw Wheels in Perspective - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

When you draw wheels do they wobble and lurch at crazy angles? Do they look like they inspired Lee Marvin and that song on 'Paint Your Wagon' - even though they're not rolling...?

Getting wheels in the correct perspective is vital to give authenticity to a vehicle - or indeed any round shape viewed from an oblique angle.

In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to quickly and easily set up your wheels so they always look right - either on their own or in relation to other wheels as well. And there's no need for measuring or complex calculations....

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How to Use Watercolour Pencils - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial (3 vids)

Learning how to use watercolour pencils gives you many of the advantages of watercolour paints and avoids some of the pitfalls.

In this three part series, Part 1 below shows you what you need to get started and some basic techniques.

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How to Paint a Rose in Watercolor - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

In this 'How to Paint a Rose' tutorial video we'll cover one of the most popular subjects for painting in watercolor.

You'll see how to get the delicate transitions from light to dark in the petals and the deeper colors of the leaves and stem.

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Painting Distant Watercolor Trees - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

Painting distant watercolor trees is a worry for a lot of newcomers to painting.

The good news is that it's not too difficult if you're shown what to do.

The better news is that the four video tutorials we've produced should make it easy for you to produce a tree for all occasions...

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How to Paint Watercolor Clouds - Traditional-drawing Video Tutorial

Learning to paint watercolor clouds and skies effectively is the key to getting off to a good start with most watercolor landscapes.

This short video tutorial shows you how to avoid common pitfalls and achieve excellent results over and over again.

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