Recently Added Videos

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Each season presents plein air artists with unique colors that can stretch their color-mixing skills. For her spring studio demo, Jessica will select a scene of typical early-season colors.
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Welcome to my Epiphany Fine Art page.  Let's take a tour of my studio.
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Learn to create the effects of clear flowing river water, reflecting the sky and revealing the river bottom.
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Learn to create the effects of clear flowing river water, reflecting the sky and revealing the river bottom.
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The first step is to break down your reference image into easily understood shapes and values, giving you the opportunity to learn the “language” of your potential painting.
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Check out this fail proof technique to scale up your image (without using math!). A good way to find the best cropping to fit on your paper.
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Liz’s first demonstration with Epiphany has her painting the coastline of New England in the USA where she lives. Liz is known for her skies and water, the subject of her 2013 book “Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel”. Join us as she ...
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How you can use cropmarks to help get perspective right (even if you don’t know perspective).
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A discussion of the differences in these two popular pastel painting surfaces. Plus, the best places to get paper and pastels.
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This is a striking demonstration of how a color changes on different colored surfaces.
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Working on paper requires a light hand. Watch how to build up layers to get correct values. Also, working on black allows you to work with stronger, brighter pigments. Perfect for a brilliant and dramatic sunset!
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Working on paper requires a light hand. Watch how to build up layers to get correct values. Also, working on black allows you to work with stronger, brighter pigments. Perfect for a brilliant and dramatic sunset!
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Painting the same sunset image, but using an underpainting on white sanded paper instead. Working on white produces a brighter, softer effect.
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Painting the same sunset image, but using an underpainting on white sanded paper instead. Working on white produces a brighter, softer effect.
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Painting the same sunset image, but using an underpainting on white sanded paper instead. Working on white produces a brighter, softer effect.
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The final results of the same image painted on black paper vs. white sanded paper. What do you think? Do you have a favorite?
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What is underpainting? How does it work?
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A discussion on how you choose a good color to start a monochromatic underpainting.
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Learn how getting the right value is more important than choosing the right color. Using four values of one color is a good place to start if you’ve never done an underpainting before.
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Learn how getting the right value is more important than choosing the right color. Using four values of one color is a good place to start if you’ve never done an underpainting before.
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Learn how getting the right value is more important than choosing the right color. Using four values of one color is a good place to start if you’ve never done an underpainting before.
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This demo shows how working with opposite colors on the color wheel can enliven a predominantly green landscape.
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Join Jonathan in a fun and informative video where he shows you how to use texture and shading to make your paintings pop with depth. See how various brush strokes and value changes can give life to a scene, making it look like you could walk right ...
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This blooming orchard scene makes a single tree the star of the show with a supporting surrounding landscape.
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This blooming orchard scene makes a single tree the star of the show with a supporting surrounding landscape.
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This demo shows how working with opposite colors on the color wheel can enliven a predominantly green landscape.
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This demo shows how working with opposite colors on the color wheel can enliven a predominantly green landscape.
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In this demo, underpainting colors are still chosen based on value, but the technique and rationale for choosing color is more random and mixed up.
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In this demo, underpainting colors are still chosen based on value, but the technique and rationale for choosing color is more random and mixed up.
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In this demo, underpainting colors are still chosen based on value, but the technique and rationale for choosing color is more random and mixed up.
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A discussion of how pastels are made, and what makes their colors standout.
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This is important! This is the bedrock principle of how to paint with pastels. How to layer pastels of the same value but different hue to create vibrant paintings. Pastelists colormix to get the colors we want.
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This short demonstration shows the proper use of a viewfinder outdoors, and how it will help you find the best composition.
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Learning how to edit is a lifetime skill. The more practice you do, the stronger your compositions get. So how do you choose the best composition from a photo reference?
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Pulling together all the Good Bones steps in the previous videos, Liz shows how they work together to provide a solid start to any representational painting.
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Discover how a simple, easy-to-manage palette of seven colors can produce any color you desire. Jessica draws on her many years of plein air painting to give you the best of all worlds: few colors to manage, and a full spectrum of colors to capture ...
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Part 2. Discover how a simple, easy-to-manage palette of seven colors can produce any color you desire. Jessica draws on her many years of plein air painting to give you the best of all worlds: few colors to manage, and a full spectrum of colors to ...
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Join Steve for day four of this ‘Paint Along’ Tuscany class, where he will construct a painting from start to finish during each class, while you paint along with him. Steve will take you through the process step-by-step. He will demonstrate how he ...
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Join Steve for day three of this ‘Paint Along’ Tuscany class, where he will construct a painting from start to finish during each class, while you paint along with him. Steve will take you through the process step-by-step. He will demonstrate how he ...
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Kathy will focus on creating a strong block in, with emphasis on avoiding details at this stage of the painting. Too much of a focus on detail too early on can inhibit your ability to create a strong composition. Using fresh spring flowers to paint ...
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Join Steve for day two of this ‘Paint Along’ Tuscany class, where he will construct a painting from start to finish during each class, while you paint along with him. Steve will take you through the process step-by-step. He will demonstrate how he ...
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Riverside: Painting Translucent Water. Clean, pure river water reflects the sky and reveals the riverbed as it flows. Learn to create effects of moving and translucent water in this two hour live demo.
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Join Steve for day one of this ‘Paint Along’ Tuscany class, where he will construct a painting from start to finish during each class, while you paint along with him. Steve will take you through the process step-by-step. He will demonstrate how he ...
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This is Part Two of my series Practice for Improvement. Skill development is essential to improving as an artist. Often we focus on creating a painting but it is also important to practice skills, so we are always learning and improving. This ...
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Join us as the award winning artist Gavin Glakas takes us through painting a portrait from a live model. Gavin will demonstrate his setup, block in, and how he takes a portrait from concept to completion. Gavin Glakas is an award winning member of ...
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Overtime" presents a portrait of a working boat, captured with the rich textures and nuanced interplay of light that are hallmarks of Jonathan McPhillips' coastal oil paintings. This piece showcases his mastery of maritime subjects, emphasizing the ...
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In this online painting demo, multi award winning artist Ricky Mujica showcases a unique, health-conscious approach to figure painting. Renowned for his realist, painterly style, he adopts a solvent-free method that offers a fresh perspective that ...
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We continue and complete our pear painting with the steps of layering, blending, and edge work.
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Cultivating a critical eye towards our own work is one of the most valuable and difficult skills we can develop as artists. This video contains an array of things to consider as you look at our own work, as well as offering a number of tools and ...
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This useful video takes you through everything you need to consider when preparing to sign your work: placement, tools, color, size, name choice, design aspects, even mindset.
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