Watch this video to learn how to do the encaustic painting technique, or painting with wax - a technique used by Egyptians and Romans!
Polish your watercolor painting skills with this tutorial, which features tips on how to create several watercolor painting effects. You'll learn how to do a wash, a glaze, dry brush detailing, dropping color, and bleeding. Combine the methods together for a watercolor paint ...more
Check out this video to learn the Tarashikomi technique of Sumi-e painting. The Tarashikomi technique, originated by Sotatsu Tawaraya, a 17th century painter, is a good technique for short hair animals like dogs, horse, or bulls. In this video the technique is used to paint a ...more
There are a variety of decorative painting techniques that can help you add personality to your home, as shown in this how-to video. Learn glazing, ragging, masking, and stenciling. Remember to try everything out on some scrap board first. Watch this video home improvement tut ...more
Add a little animation to your live action shots! This tutorial shows you a few alternative techniques, such as adding in backgrounds using a greenscreen or incorporating light painting into your film. Make sure you shoot at the highest megapixel setting possible.
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint with basic latex painting techniques with Lowe's. First, you will need to determine how much paint you need by figuring out the room size. Next, you will need to paint the ceiling and apply blue painter's tape to all the areas you don't ...more
Curious about acrylic paints and how to apply them to your fantasy-inspired works of art? Get some tips from a professional! This tutorial hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien takes us th ...more
Demonstrated by expert artists, it is a comprehensive guide to all the basic skills and materials needed to paint a wide range of popular subjects, and packed with practical hints and tips.
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
In this series of instructional videos, professional interior designer Frank Messina shares tips and techniques for making an Italian-inspired Bellagio faux finish which have been passed down from generation to generation in his family. Frank walks you through the painting pro ...more
You can create a lot of impressive effects by stacking or layering photos, whether you do it in a darkroom or with Photoshop. The Harris shutter effect makes your photos super colorful, and double exposing or stacking negatives makes for some crazy looking portraits. But, if ...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
Using an antique distressing paint finish technique on furniture is a good way to revive a piece of furniture that other wise might just be discarded. This video is part of a series of videos taking viewers through the process of distressing furniture and focuses on accent tec ...more
Try out a layering technique using spray paint. Always wear a mask when painting with spray paint indoors. Create interesting compositions on old shopping bags. Add depth and tone to stencils by building up layers of material texture, drawing and spray paint. Dry your work wit ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a cabbage rose using the one stroke technique. Start out by mixing together white and red with your paint brush. After this, add yellow to the tip of the brush and paint it onto the paper using your hand to move the brush gently up and d ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to use the cross stitch 'n paint technique. It combines simple back stitching and water color painting. Most of the materials are found in your kitchen. You will need wax paper, paper towels, and a plate to use as your pa ...more
To perform the color burst technique using Adirondack paint, you'll need to shake a new dabber really well. Then, you will need to turn it upside down onto a craft sheet, until the paint starts to come out evenly. Once if comes out evenly, you are ready to use. Make sure you r ...more
Be a better painter! Advanced painting techniques like dry brushing and scraping are just moments away from your repertoire in this free online art lesson video series about painting taught by expert Matt Cail. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint with advanced techniques. Paint with a ...more
This video demonstrates painting a surreal fantasy space scene with spray paint. It also focuses on spray casso, a wet on wet spray painting technique, and explains it in depth in this video tutorial.
This video painting tutorial shows how to paint a shrimp in Sumi-e ink. The Sumi-e ink painting process is a traditional Japanese painting technique from the Niigata prefecture, demonstrated here with a stone ink well. Learn how to paint a shrimp by watching this instructional ...more
This video painting tutorial shows how to paint cows and bulls in Sumi-e ink. The Sumi-e ink painting process is a traditional Japanese painting technique from the Niigata prefecture, demonstrated here with a stone ink well. Learn how to paint cows and bulls by watching this i ...more
This video painting tutorial shows how to paint Mount Fuji in Sumi-e ink. The Sumi-e ink painting process is a traditional Japanese painting technique from the Niigata prefecture, demonstrated here with a stone ink well. Learn how to paint Mount Fuji by watching this instructi ...more
This video painting tutorial shows how to paint a koi carp in Sumi-e ink. The Sumi-e ink painting process is a traditional Japanese painting technique from the Niigata prefecture, demonstrated here with a stone ink well. Learn how to paint a koi carp fish by watching this inst ...more
Washington, D.C. based artist Alexa Meade completely redefines traditional body painting. She paints with acrylic paint directly on human flesh and clothing, making her subjects appear as if they were part of a painting (or a living painting immersed in everyday life). Meade' ...more
This video painting tutorial shows how to paint Bodhidharma in Sumi-e ink. The Sumi-e ink painting process is a traditional Japanese painting technique from the Niigata prefecture, demonstrated here with a stone ink well. This particular style of painting complements this Budd ...more
Nikola Tesla. He was the man behind some of the greatest inventions of all time, including radio and alternating current. But perhaps his most visually fascinating invention is the Tesla coil. While maintaining a low current, it can produce dangerous high frequencies and volta ...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
Wow! No longer do you have to buy those huge marble machine roller coaster toys — you can DIY one! This video covers the materials, tools and techniques used to make a homemade rolling ball marble machine. If you haven't seen this rolling ball marble machine toy in action yet, ...more
Ever wanted to try encaustic wax painting? Here's your chance!! Learn the supplies, techniques and use for this innovative art technique in this free online art lesson taught by expert John Vanderbrooke. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint with encaustic wax for beginners. Paint with ...more
Stippling is a technique by which you can apply a rust-like effect to the metal sections of a miniature you are painting and want to look haggard. This video will show you how to stipple paint onto a miniature to give them a realistic, rusty look. Think about using your paint ...more
Painting your home can be a nightmare, involving lots of pre-planning, the perfect paint selection, sectioning unpainted areas with painter's tape, etc. But you can simplify repainting your home by learning a few tips from painting and interior design pros. In this episode of ...more
This video tutorial offers tips on various illustration techniques. Illustrate with watercolor and colored pencil in black and white for practical purposes. When drawing professional illustrations, there is not a lot of room for mistakes. Use water color, ink and colored penci ...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.
This is a detailed tutorial on dabbing, color layering and overall spray techniques for spray painting space scapes.
Learn basic techniques of creating value steps using gouache paint. This is great for art and design foundation students.
Learn basic techniques of creating value steps using gouache paint. This is great for art and design foundation students.
The Skrags/Gorgers are formidable opponents on the battle field in Warhammer, if you use them correctly. But half of having a good army is making sure they look good. In this video you will learn some techniques including glazes, layers, blends and more to pain a GREAT looking ...more
If you consider yourself a "laser" man, then you probably know all about front-surface mirrors. But do you know how to make an FS mirror? This video from AP Digital light will show you how to make cheap first surface mirrors. You'll need an acrylic mirror sheet, safety glass, ...more
This series is the basic training you need to get up and running with Photoshop, so that you can be a better digital painter. Knowing how to use all the tools and options that pertain to digital painting, photomanipulation, and photo editing will save you lots of time, so it's ...more
This clip offers a look at how to create non-photorealistic cumulus clouds in Blender. These techniques are taken from a Siggraph 2009 paper titled “Painting with Objects,” created by Isaac Botkin. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer ...more
This video is 70's string art tutorial, decor yourself. The way the women is describing, is that you can use anything to do this, get a piece of thick wood, paint it white, use a ruler, and measure halfway, draw a dot. Draw a circle around it, with the dot being in the middle. ...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
In this tutorial, you will learn exactly how to make a router-based inlay. And inlay is made up of small cut out sections of wood, and looks like a stencil or pattern when you are finished. Inlay is a great way to adorn your woodworking projects. Even the simplest item can bec ...more
This video describes the coloring techniques to make a realistic gelatine prosthetic wound. The presenter chooses to use grease paint as it applies easily to the rubber gelatine wound mold. First, apply a base color to mimic that flesh tone around the wound and blend it until ...more
This video shows the viewer how to paint their nails to give them a blood stained look for Halloween. This is done by first putting a small amount of dark red nail varnish onto a sheet of paper. Then apply this in many coats to the nail using a foundation brush to give a layer ...more
Lets airbrush some heat! Ed Hubbs teaches you one of the most popular automotive airbrushing techniques in the world, painting fire. This is a three part series, as it is very detailed in explaining and showing you how to successfully master this skill, so sit back, learn and ...more
This tutorial will talk you through installing base boards. Installing base molding adds dimension to baseboard. It protects baseboards and it is easy to replace. Remove the old molding. Four techniques will be discussed about different cuts you will have to make. 1) end of ru ...more
Christmas is near, which means Christmas cookies. And if you love cars and cookies, this video will show you how to produce your own cookie cutters in the shape of your favorite Porsche. This technique could also apply to other vehicles, as well. The video has a German soundtr ...more
Two ladies are discussing how to prepare to decoupage a wooden bangle bracelet. They are using a broad wooden bangle crafted from birch wood that can be purchased at a local craft store and printed tissue paper, for example, one in an animal print. This is part one of a three ...more
Ever desired your very own masquerade mask? ThreadBanger takes us through the fun, multiple steps to acquire your very own custom-fit plaster mask! Materials needed include plaster wrap cloth, water, scissors, petroleum jelly, spray paint (in your color choice), sand paper, pa ...more
Steal Lady Gaga's eccentric look from MTV's 2009 VMA Awards for your next big costume party with help from ThreadBanger. You will need some poster board, red spray paint, flesh-colored stretch fabric, an excessive amount of red lace, sewing skills... and about four hours. Blon ...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
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
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza demonstrate the way of making medieval candles using tissue paper transfer technique. Steve asks you to first take a piece of tissue paper and a square-shaped chunky stamp. Then you should load the stamp with black pigment. Once the loading is ...more
Painting with watercolors doesn't have to be left to the experts! Now you can learn the basics, from supplies to techniques for creating interesting paintings in this free online art lesson on video about painting taught by expert Larry Dubitsky. Begin watercolor painting - Pa ...more
How to Build a Basic BirdhouseMaybe you were outside in your back yard and you noticed that it seemed a little lonely and empty. Our maybe you have young kids that love to experience wild life in their own back yard. Whatever reason you have for searching out this article, you ...more
Watch this demonstration of a spray paint layering technique. All you need is some gravel and spray paint to add a unique stenciling effect to the surface of your artwork. Use any object to create negative space with spray paint. Use this technique on collages, paintings, asse ...more
Bring the Italian countryside into your home with this technique. Watch as our host shows you how to decorate your walls with terra fresco. Terra fresco simply involves using plaster and paint. Use two or three different colors of paint for optimum results. This interior desig ...more
This bright little project mixes the techniques of thread painting with a scrappy piecing technique. Use Terry's digitized embroidery design of the bug if you don't want to thread paint. This bag makes a great gift for the gardener in your life. Part 1 of 2 - How to Thread pai ...more
Demonstration of Helen's unique acrylic pouring technique. This technique comes to life when the acrylic paint is mixed with water and, literally, poured onto the canvas, creating free-flowing shapes and forms.