SG-PaintingDynamics

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There is a direct link between language, ideas, and painting. Sometimes we want to convey a specific idea or feeling in a painting and we need to plan in advance the various elements to achieve our outcome. One easy way to do that is to use words as ...
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Now that autumn has arrived, let’s paint some trees! This video explores how to paint trees using watercolor techniques such as wet on dry and wet on wet, dry brush strokes, and dappling. You’ll learn how to create different effects with a variety of ...
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In this continuation of Terrific Trees!, I demonstrate how to create different effects when painting trees. In particular I focus on dappling in and staccato strokes with a beautiful autumn palette to create inviting fall foliage.
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In this video we will explore how to create passages in a painting. Passages are patterns of light, dark, or color that lead the eye through a painting and give us a visual journey, which most often leads to the center of interest.
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In the previous video we will explored how to create passages in a painting through a series of sketches. Passages are patterns of light, dark, or color that lead the eye through a painting and give us a visual journey, which most often leads to the ...
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This is a demonstration of how I use continuous line drawing as source material for a sketch painting. While photographs make good source material, they are often so dominate that it is hard to break away from trying to re-create them. If you have ...
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An existing painting can serve as inspiration for other, similar paintings with an entirely different feel or story. In this video I show how to use an existing painting as a reference and then ask the question, “What can I do differently?” Trying ...
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A sketchbook is a great way to capture a scene when you don’t have a camera with you or you just want to sketch instead. Iterative sketching uses sketchbook images as source material in order to harvest ideas and create a painting. This is a process ...
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Color is a powerful tool for the artist. It can create emotion and drama in a painting. In this lesson I talk about the standard palette, warm or cool split compliment palettes, and mixing secondary or tertiary colors to access a full array of color ...
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Using non-traditional watercolor techniques and application tools, you can create interesting and energetic paintings. In this video I explore how palette knives create controlled, sharp edges, and mixing color on the paper, rather than on the ...
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Transitions are important dynamics that give breadth and life to paintings. In this video we look at different types of transitions and how they can be employed to create a visually stimulating experience for the viewer
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In this video I demonstrate how to use the dynamic transitions I discussed in Part One
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Using the methods of reducing a scene into simple shapes and assigning comparative values to those shapes (discussed in previous lessons) we have the foundation for creating a painting from source material. By rearranging values, we can step away ...
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Using the methods of reducing a scene into simple shapes and assigning comparative values to those shapes (discussed in previous lessons) we have the foundation for creating a painting from source material. By rearranging values, we can step away ...
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