VIDEO: How to Paint with a Palette Knife

Published on Jul. 25th 2011

In today’s video, mixed-media artist Sean Dye is painting a golden sky into his landscape, using a few sizes of palette knives rather than brushes.

As you probably know, palette knife painting is very different from painting with brushes, both in the techniques used to apply the paint to the canvas, and in the final texture of the painting. Take a look below to see how Sean makes it work:

NOTE: You can get Sean Dye’s full mixed-media DVD tutorial at Creative Catalyst.

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