JRS-Archived Demos

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We can’t hope to compete with the vibrant intensity of nature’s pigments with the limited palettes at our disposal—but there are many ways to amp up the power, punch, and glow of your palette even if you don’t have a huge arsenal of pastels. Join ...
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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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Learn to create the chill. Paint the downstream movement of icy water and snowy banks. Composing the winter landscape, choosing a color palette, underpainting strategies, and snow textures, all in a two hour live demo.
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It’s always important to paint what you love. Jeanne’s recurring still life theme has been and continues to be delicious, appealing, appetizing foods. Pour a glass of wine, tear a good hunk of bread and get ready to enjoy an evening of tasty ...
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Wanderlust also stirs the desire to capture what we discover and paint it. But so often our photos lack the sensory and emotional feeling of being there. A good painting can do that, though. How to take your photos and memories and translate them ...
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Coastal marshes carry their own quiet beauty, and capturing the rich texture and varied light where the grasses meet the waterline is the subject of Jeanne’s next live demo. Join her to explore the challenge of creating believable marsh grass and ...
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As spring blooms with a burst of color, Join Jeanne for an evening of reveling in the luscious colors and textures of flowers. Learn how to compose without cliché, create specific blooms without tightening up, and create vibrant, living color with ...
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No matter where you are on your art journey, those aspects of art NOT related to pigment and paper have surely crept in from time to time. In this 2-hour zoom seminar Jeanne talks framing, marketing and social media, galleries, exhibitions, and ...
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Like seafoam in the crest of a wave, fallen snow is beautifully reflective and challenging to paint. Shadows are where the magic happens, revealing form and texture. Jeanne’s snowy landscape demo will also reveal what she’s learned from painting ...
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Alluring and elusive, moonlight on water is among the most difficult sights in nature to paint. Paint it live and you’re in the dark, and yet moonlight is next to impossible to capture well photographically. In this demo, Jeanne will share how you ...
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Foliage season is coming soon: be ready for it with this live demo on handling nature’s most glorious show with subtlety and sensitivity. Learn to balance the brilliance of fall color with just the right neutrals, and create depth and a strong ...
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Early morning light passing through waves infuses translucent seawater with dawn’s distinctive atmosphere. In this live demo, Jeanne takes a special look at how the color pallet of ocean water changes due to lighting conditions, and in particular she ...
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Regardless of what we’re painting, working with photos carries specific challenges: bad cropping, unreliable color, too much information. In this seascape demo, Jeanne Rosier Smith shares how she uses photos without being tied to them. She’ll show ...
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New growth and lush blossoms, brief and beautiful, create a tantalizing challenge for painters. Join Jeanne for an evening demo on approaches to finding and capturing blossoming trees at their best. We’ll cover tips for scouting great references, ...
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Snow is crystalline and reflective just like clouds or seafoam, creating wonderful color opportunities. Painting well is learning to see. The rules for painting snow change drastically depending on the weather and the light. In this demo, retune your ...
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Floating on the surface, reflecting the sky, suggesting depths below, waterlilies have captivated artists for centuries. Join in while Jeanne shares approaches for composing a lily pond scene, creating the illusion of reflections and suggesting ...
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Are you a studio painter who feels guilty about not going out plein air more often? This demo is for you. I’ll share my plein air practices with you, and tell you exactly how I use them to help inform and enliven my studio paintings. Don’t get me ...
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Every Painting tells a story. The painter always has to choose: is it about the sky or is it about the land? In this demo we’re looking up, focusing on sky drama. How to compose a sky for dramatic affect, how to build soft, billowy clouds, control ...
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How do we work with the reference photos we have to create the best painting possible? In this demo, Jeanne has shared how to work with less than perfect photos to compose beautiful paintings with a strong visual impact. Part 1
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How do we work with the reference photos we have to create the best painting possible? In this demo, Jeanne has shared how to work with less than perfect photos to compose beautiful paintings with a strong visual impact. Part 2
Epiphany Fine Art