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Still Life In Warm Colors With Cool Complements

Still Life Watercolor Painting Lesson Use Warm Analogous Colors With Their Complements To Enliven A Simple Scene Painting "Found" Still Life In Watercolor This is a still life composition that presented itself from the leftovers of a studio snack! The collection of...

Holiday Flower In Complementary Color Scheme

Poinsettia Flower Watercolor Painting Lesson Simplified Shapes and Complementary Colors For A Graphic ExpressionPaint this popular holiday flower using a complementary color scheme and simplified shapes for a uniquely expressive interpretation. As with all...

Develop A Rough Sketch Into A Finished Painting

Create A Finished Painting From Rough Sketch The Key Is In Shapes, Edges and ValuesIn this video, we’ll take a quickly executed and very rough sketch and turn it into a more finished statement. The starting point is one of our Two-Minute Drills – “Quick Paint Project...

Morning Sky And Clouds – Watercolor Painting Lesson

Paint A Morning Sky Analogous Colors and High-Key ValuesIn this video, we'll be painting a morning sky scene with clouds lit by the rising sun.  The morning sky is different from other times of the day.  First, the blues that we normally see in the sky are diminshed -...

Dramatic Winter Night Landscape Watercolor Painting Tutorial

Full Moon Light On Snow   An In-depth Painting Tutorial On Handling Light-Dark ContrastsThe Winter Solstice is nearly upon us! So, it's the perfect time to try our hand at a dramatic winter night scene.  If you've ever had the good fortune to witness bright...

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Split Complementary Color Scheme Study Watercolor Painting Lesson

Rural Farm Scene In Unusual Color Creative Exploration Is Part Of The PointThis is a quick color study using a split-complementary color scheme. We'll use the same little rural farm scene that we've used in other color studies. In this one, we'll be a little creative...

Converting Value To Color – Part 1

The Power Of A Simple Value Composition Simple Sketch to Dynamic Painting With Light And Mood Simple Value Sketches Have Power "What good is this? That question comes up all the time in classes and has come up again around the basic value sketching video posted...

High-Key Value To Color In Watercolor Painting

High-Key Value To Color Watercolor Painting Lesson Learning To Control Value In Watercolor Painting Is EssentialValue Sketching Is Good! Creating a value sketch in preparation for painting is always a recommended practice. One that is easy to overlook or ignore...

Converting Low-Key Value To Color

Low-Key Value To Color Watercolor Painting Lesson Practice This Exercise To Help Make This Difficult Process Easier Value Sketching Is Good! If you are trying to incorporate value and thumbnail sketching into your painting process - GREAT! But Converting The Sketch To...

Simple Warm Colors In A Rural Watercolor Painting

Rural Scene In Unexpected Colors Watercolor Painting Lesson Explore Analogous Colors In A Rural SceneExploring The Possibilities of Color Experimenting with color in different combinations, especially combinations that are unusual or unexpected for a given subject is...

Warm Analogous Scheme With Complements Color Study

Rural Scene In Unexpected Colors Watercolor Painting Lesson Explore Analogous Colors With Their Complements In A Rural Scene Exploring The Possibilities of Color Experimenting with color in different combinations, especially combinations that are unusual or unexpected...