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Video Tutorials: Learn Drawing and Painting Techniques from Professional Artists

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In the following video, Dianne Mize demonstrates how to paint those important changes in contrast between the foreground and background of a landscape, to give an impression of distance. Take a look!

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Today, regular contributor Kellie Day is sharing her steps for creating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) mixed-media artwork!. . . read more

I’ve always enjoyed making my own stamps (which I use in many of my mixed media pieces) so today I thought it would be fun. . . read more

In today's video, master watercolor painter Cheng-Khee Chee will be demonstrating his own methodology for intuitive, deductive painting. Take a look at the video below—if this is the first time you've seen him paint, you might be surprised at how free and simple his painting philosophy is. NOTE: You can get Cheng-Khee Chee's full watercolor DVD at Creative Catalyst.

In today's video, Gloria Page takes us through the (fairly simple) process of carving out your own art stamps. Here, she. . . read more

In today’s video, George James will demonstrate a few methods for minimizing that running, blending quality of Yupo. . . read more

In today's video George James will be demonstrating one of his many techniques for adding texture to a painting. In this specific case, he's adding a grid-like pattern over the top of one section, to give some added depth and interest. Take a look: NOTE: You can get George's full DVD of Yupo techniques at Creative Catalyst.

In today's video, Nicholas Simmons is demonstrating what he calls the "sewing machine" brush stroke, which he's using to outline. . . read more

In today’s video tutorial, oil painter Craig Nelson is demonstrating part of his painting process while using a limited. . . read more

In today's video clip, Dale Laitinen takes a step back from his usually vibrant watercolors, and demonstrates how to create a value painting with just shades of gray. Whether you use this technique as a study for a full-color painting (similar to making a preliminary sketch in charcoal, for example) or simply like the monochromatic look, value painting is all about creating clearly-defined levels of darkness and lightness. Take a look: NOTE: You can get Dale's full watercolor painting DVD at Creative Catalyst.

In today’s video clip, watercolorist Donna Zagotta walks us through her steps for creating a strong painting composition.. . . read more

If you’ve ever drawn a line of telephone poles vanishing over the horizon, or sketched railroad tracks leading around a. . . read more

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