Have you ever screwed up a painting before? Beyond repair? Well, it might be able to be saved after all, at least, thanks to these tips from Merrill Kazanjian. He recently screwed up a dry brush color portrait of New York Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. He messed it up, but was a ...more
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Oil painting is an artistic process that involves using pigments bound with a medium of drying oil. Learn to paint the portrait of a young girl from a professional artist in this free painting video. Part 1 of 49 - How to Paint a portrait of a girl in oils. Paint a portrait of ...more
Merrill is quite the artist, but he, like everyone else, must "draw" from inspiration. And he has discovered a new technique from Igor Kazarin's YouTube channel Portrait Drawing. In this video, he'll cover this technique as he shows you how to create a Nelson Mandela portrait ...more
This video is a demonstration of painting two horses in a modernist style using oil paints. Watch and learn the techniques the artist uses to create this work of art.
Painting a portrait requires good brushes, many colors of paint, and a lot of practice in painting. Learn essential painting techniques to help you learn how to paint an alternative portrait in this free video series of painting lessons. Part 1 of 17 - How to Paint an alternat ...more
If you want to capture your pet in an oil-based portrait, this video series will help guide you along the way as you paint your animal masterpiece. In the video below, get started by learning about all of the supplies you'll need for drawing pet portraits. To see the other vid ...more
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to do an underpainting for portrait painting.
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to use color as value in the art of portrait painting.
This video shows the artist beginning an oil painting by blocking in the sky and foreground underpainting. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 2 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 3 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from ...more
In this video series, the artist shows you from beginning to end all the steps for completing an oil painting, including blocking, underpainting, painting detail, trees and foliage, and finishing touches. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting 'White Barn' from start to finis ...more
The video Photoshop painting tutorial shows a great technique for creating a beautiful portrait as well as some great general tips for painting in general. Learn how to paint a digital portrait on Photoshop by watching this instructional video.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to build your own custom Pochade box for oil painting. You will need 10 feet of 3/4 x 1/2 trim, 1/4 underlayment plywood,, a table saw for squared cuts, a cordless drill, a dowel no smaller than 3/8, a set of hinges and screws, an Allen ...more
In this series of video art lessons you'll learn the basic techniques of painting with oils. Expert artist Vince Fazi shows you what art supplies you'll need to get started, how to set up a still life subject for your painting, and how to choose the colors for your painting. P ...more
Many artists are loyal to one particular medium, even within the general artistic field of painting. Some prefer oil paints, some oil pastels, some illustration markers, some color pencils. This video demonstrates how to combine these four popular media in one work to create a ...more
I usually do step-by-step drawing tutorials, but I found drybrush technique to be fascinating and possibly superior to pencil drawing. Pencils are limited tools because they can only be applied with a point of some sort (with the exception of a graphite stick), while paintbrus ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates what is needed in preparation for portrait painting.
This video shows the artist as he demonstrates under painting the backround in a snowy winter landcsape. The series does take you through all the steps from start to finish needed to complete an oil painting of a winter scene. Part 1 of 4 - How to Paint a winter scene in oils. ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to glaze artwork (painting with transparency). Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "What is Glazing? The technical answer is 1.) multiple thin layers of transparent oil p ...more
In this video, artist Henry Li, shows you how to draw nine goldfish in a free hand, loose style. He demonstrates proper hand placement, and technique in order to achieve a fluid motion to the piece. Nine goldfish is a good omen for Chinese, it suggest best fortune. Watch the m ...more
If you loved The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, then listen up— there's been a new discovery found hidden within Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting— the Mona Lisa. An Italian researcher named Silvano Vinceti sparked a new controversy over the world's most famous painting w ...more
When Halloween comes around it's easy to give in to the rampant orange and black decor paraded at every drugstore and mass retailer. But if you truly want a unique decoration for the spooky holiday, consider watching this tutorial to learn how to make a glow-in-the-dark portra ...more
Seascapes are a beautiful and interesting subject of oil paintings. Learn step by step techniques to oil painting in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint a seascape with oil paints. Paint a seascape with oil paints - Part 2 of 15. Click through to ...more
In this Painting Metallic Surfaces Hall video tutorial, learn how to paint metal objects with oil paint. This is a good tutorial to learn how to paint metal surfaces so that it looks like real metal. The examples used in this video is the painting of a pocket watch, ornament, ...more
Looking to appease your creative side? Paint with oils! You Will Need: • A variety of colored oil paints • Sable brushes • A stretched canvas • Gesso • Fine sandpaper • An easel • A palette • Linseed oil • A palette knife • Mineral spirits • Turpentine • Lint-free ...more
This video is a demonstration of painting a modern work with elements surrealism. The composition includes elements of cubism in the background, a simplified face, flat spacial depth, and a fantastical positioning of a candle. The work is done in oil paints.
Keep your paintbrushes looking like new with these cleaning tips. You Will Need * Paint thinner * A clean rag * Three clean containers * A paintbrush comb * Soapy water Step 1: Prep with paint thinner The first step to cleaning oil paint off of a brush begins before you’ve ev ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to oil paint desserts with Hall Groat. You can take a brush to create different textures on the painting. When painting bread, this can show the fluffy texture of it, which looks amazing! In this video, Hal is painting a peanut butter and jelly s ...more
VERONICA n pl. -S a handkerchief bearing the image of Christ's face 63 points (13 points without the bingo) Veronica was the name given to the cloth veil that was supposedly impressed with an image of Jesus's face. The veil was given to Christ by Saint Veronica of Jerusalem ...more
Yale University has opened up its museum archives to the public in digital form, providing free online access to high-resolution images from its cultural collections, making it the first Ivy League school to do so in this fashion. Currently, there's over 250,000 "open access" ...more
There's only a few week left until costumes and candy take over the streets, which means they'll be more and more seven-letter words in the Scrabble Bingo of the Days that relate to the Fall season, horror movies, and of course… Halloween. Below you'll find bingo words relevan ...more
Carly Waito's beautifully rendered oil paintings of minerals totally inspire me to pick up a brush and start painting. Waito showed her series at Toronto's Narwhal Art Projects: "A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design with a degree in Industrial Design, Waito's ...more
Monochromatic painting challenges you to take control of value and tone in your artwork. Learn how an oil painter approaches creating an underpainting, blocking in large areas of value, and working the details. Gain tonal values in your monochromatic painting. Click through to ...more
These hyperrealistic oil paintings by Pedro Campos are incredible. Inspired? Start small. Previously, Nope, This Is NOT a Black and White Photograph.
Sometimes painting with a brush can be a pain in the neck. Try painting with your palette knife instead. You will need a palette knife and oil paints. Watch this video art-making tutorial and learn how to paint with a palette knife.
You can create handmade love letters and personal paper gifts by using your very own homemade ink. This video goes in depth on how you can make your own ink at home using an ink stick and ink stone. This is the traditional way that the Chinese make their ink to use in Calligra ...more
This is a silent video by artist Dan P. Carr. It is filmed in fast action, the video is approximately 3 minutes long but in real time the painting took 50 minutes to complete. It is done on a small canvas with oil paints. It shows the development of the avocado from a simple o ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand artist tools for painting. The first tool is plastic, which can be use for great textures on the painting. Cheap brushes are great for painting in big spaces and fan brushes are great for painting wider widths. A badger hair brush w ...more
Do you do last minute cramming before you go to the dentist? No, I don't mean reading up on orthodontia in hopes of having an intellectual conversation about crowns with your dentist (how you can talk at all with all those tools in your mouth is beyond me, though dentists alwa ...more
Sunrises are a very popular painting subject. Learn about the brushes and paints needed for a painting of a sunrise in this free oil painting lesson from our experienced painter. Paint a sunrise in oil paints - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.c ...more
This tutorial covers advanced digital portrait painting in Photoshop. Learn the step by step process of painting hair, fur, skin, clothes by following along with this example of how to digitally paint a girl with a panda. This video covers drawing principles and techniques but ...more
This tutorial talks you through the vital processes of painting: color mixing and color choice. Although the artist is about to paint an oil, this tutorial is applicable to all color mediums from pastel to watercolor, acrylic, and gauche.
Toronto artist Julia McNeely, demonstrates the basic techniques of creating a 3D Painting. Video: .
The OnePlus 5 doesn't have too many weak spots, at least not when you consider the price. But you might feel that the company with the slogan, "Never Settle," might have actually settled a bit with its camera. The OnePlus 5 and 5T don't have bad imaging specs, but they could u ...more
chapped lips is a very common issue and usually face us in summer especially when sweating is excessive and water intake is at its minimum. all that affect our body and it induce inflammation in our lips which leads to fissuring in lip mucosa which is famously known as chapped ...more
Looking to get seriously tatted up? Your best bet is probably to head Down Under. Meet Steve Butcher, a New Zealand native who is changing the tattoo game in a big way. While there are a lot of amazing artists out there, the level of detail Butcher is able to achieve is truly ...more
Raw onions are commonly associated with bad breath, but when it comes to wet paint, instead of creating toxic smells they help remove them. If you just painted inside your home, slice a few raw onions in half and place them alongside the walls to absorb noxious fumes. Just mak ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to Draw a glass of water with illustration markers, colored pencils & oil paint. "I am going to be using illustration markers, color pencils and oil paint. In step 1, I scanned and reprinted my original drawing- I do this for 2 ...more
In this video series our expert, Grady Johnson will teach you how to paint your bathroom in oil based paints. He will tell you about all the necessary tools and materials you will need, he will tell you how to cover and what to cover, and how to clean dirty surface to prepare ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a leaf tree with oil paints. First, paint light green on the leaves using a blank canvas. After this, add in a dark green color to make the stems and the middle of the leaf. Use different greens to draw the leaf out towards where the tre ...more
Landscape oil paintings are a great way to express your creativity and artistic talent. Learn how to paint a landscape with oil paints in this free art lesson video. Part 1 of 20 - How to Paint a landscape in oils. Paint a landscape in oils - Part 2 of 20. Click through to wat ...more
Acrylic paintings of the human face are a great form of artistic expression. Paint acrylic portraits with tips from an illustrator in this free video series on art and painting. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint portraits with acrylic. Paint portraits with acrylic - Part 2 of 15. Cl ...more
Watch this painting tutorial and learn a method to paint acrylic paintings using an imaging editing program called Gimp. No drawing skills required. If you want to learn how to use acrylic paint but don't want to spend a ton of cash on supplies, here's how. The supplies are st ...more
Learn how to make your own oil paints. Making your own oil paints is a lot like growing your own vegetables – homemade is always better than store-bought. You Will Need * Pigments * Linseed oil * Rubber gloves * A safety respirator or mask * Safety glasses or goggles * A sh ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a portrait. Start off by having a subject to draw, then hold your paint brush loosely. Start to outline the face of the subject, then paint in the facial features. Shade around the eyes and cheekbones, and add the ears to the face. Use t ...more
Oil-based paint is vibrant and durable, but all that means that getting it on your skin is a major pain. Watch this video to learn about some easy ways, including rubbing yourself with turpentine, of getting oil-based paints off of your skin.
Watercolor is a great way to paint all sorts of subjects. If you want a portrait of a friend, a model, or even yourself, let Sheldon be your guide as he walks you through the step by step process on how to use watercolor to paint a face.
It’s like a personal photo, except classier, and you can make the model look slightly more attractive than they really are. You Will Need: * An easel * A volunteer model * Directional lights * A camera * Drawing and painting surfaces * A sketching medium, like charcoal or pe ...more