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VIDEO: How to Create Effective Angles and Edges in Your Paintings

In today’s video clip, Dale Laitinen discusses how to make smart choices when painting edges and angles in your compositions.

Dale starts off the clip by assessing the treeline in one of his landscape paintings. He then goes on to point out the main flaw in his composition (an unintentional focal point) and explains how to add more emphasis elsewhere in the painting to draw attention where you want it. Take a look:



NOTE: Get more tips from Dale in his landscape painting DVD at Creative Catalyst.

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In the following video clip, Linda Baker will go through the 8 colors which she recommends for all beginning watercolor painters. Whether you need to mix every color of the rainbow, or just a a few, Linda explains that you can do it all with an easy combination of warm and cool primary colors, as well as two neutral colors. Take a look: NOTE: Linda's full watercolor tutorial DVD is available at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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