I’m going to try to post a video every week and see how that goes. If you have an idea for a video, please put it in the comments and I will try to address it.
Below are three new art videos that show some acrylic painting techniques.
The below video shows how I add black outline to my paintings and when I put a wash over the paint sometimes it makes the black line very dull looking. It’s important to go back over the black line with black paint to make the color pop!
My paintings have lots of layers of mark making. The below video shows more ways to add paint layers to a painting by using up some of my old paint.
After I have a lot of large areas of paint, I like to add some small marks. The below video shows some small mark making using some unusual tools.
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I have some art videos on youtube and they’ve been inspiring others! I think this is wonderful and I love it when people share their art with me.
One Etsy artist, Christina Colwell, at helixartandglass wrote me this nice note.
I just wanted to share with you and thank you for making available some painting demonstrations on You Tube. I’ve been playing with some of your techniques which I just love. Anyway…here is the end result of most recent. Photo doesn’t really do justice to the layers and texture but it is what it is.
Below is her colorful image. It features a quote by Chesterson; “Angels Can Fly Because They Take Themselves Lightly.”
Christina has used the texture technique that I teach and the swirls using string. She also used the less dominant hand technique to create the angels. Love the whimsical, fun imagery!
It took me awhile to finally make a video of my Baja art studio but here it is. We were there in May and June of this year. I’ve had people ask me what it looks like so I thought this would help you visualize it.
It’s pretty nice to have walls and big windows with shutters to let the light in. They also keep out the dust and wind when it picks up. Take a look.