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1. How Joseph McGurl Paints a Landscape in Oil
Preview Joseph McGurl’s newest art video workshop in this exclusive announcement on how to paint better landscapes. [read “How Joseph McGurl Paints a Landscape in Oil”]
2. Step-by-Step: How to Paint Like Van Gogh
Dena Peterson had the honor of being one of 125 international artists selected to work on the new movie “Loving Vincent.” Here, she shares what she learned by studying Van Gogh’s work. [read “How to Paint Like Van Gogh”]
3. Four-Step Plein Air Oil Painting Demonstration
Anthony Salvo shares a step-by-step plein air oil painting demonstration, explaining the four basic stages for creating a landscape. [read “Four-Step Plein Air Oil Painting Demonstration]
4. Three Supplies For Your Plein Air Oil Toolkit
Think you’ve got your plein air oil supply list nailed down? Think again. Landscape painter John Crump takes the myth out of some plein air oil painting conventional wisdom. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started in plein air painting, you might be surprised by some of his hard-won findings. [read “Three Supplies For Your Plein Air Oil Toolkit]
5. Paint Light, Not a ‘Bunch of Things’
See how Georgia artist James Richards strives to paint the essence of his subjects by breaking their appearance down to pleasing shapes revealed by the light, and by painting those essential shapes without overworking unnecessary details. [read “Paint Light, Not a ‘Bunch of Things’]
6. Oil Painting Demo: Irises by Lynn Dunbar
To help market her artwork, Lynn Dunbar summarized her approach to plein air and studio painting and emphasized her response to the spirit, vitality, and beauty of her home state. [read “Oil Painting Demo: Irises by Lynn Dunbar”]
7. The Kitchen Tool That Can Help Your Next Painting
Robin Cheers admits that this might sound strange, but this tool can actually help you make correct marks from the start. [read “The Kitchen Tool That Can Help Your Next Painting”]
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