Video Tutorials: Learn Drawing and Painting Techniques from Professional Artists

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. . . read more
In today's video, Gloria Page takes us through the (fairly simple) process of carving out your own art stamps. Here, she demonstrates how to make photo corner stamps. Take a look. . . read more
In today’s video, George James will demonstrate a few methods for minimizing that running, blending quality of Yupo watercolor paper. True, sometimes you want that watery effect, but other times you don’t—take a look and see how George creates flat fields of color (as well. . . 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. . . read more
In today's video, Nicholas Simmons is demonstrating what he calls the "sewing machine" brush stroke, which he's using to outline some of the edges within his painting. . . read more
In today’s video tutorial, oil painter Craig Nelson is demonstrating part of his painting process while using a limited color palette. Since his color choices are restricted, Craig pays special attention to the value differences between the shadow side of his objects, their cast shadow,. . . 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,. . . read more
In today’s video clip, watercolorist Donna Zagotta walks us through her steps for creating a strong painting composition. As you’ll see below, she takes her initial sketch and then re-works it to reduce the overall number of shapes within the piece. The final effect is a much more. . . read more
If you’ve ever drawn a line of telephone poles vanishing over the horizon, or sketched railroad tracks leading around a bend in the hills, you know that the key to achieving a realistic drawing is getting the right distance between each pole (or railroad tie). In today’s video. . . read more
In today’s video, Sherrill Kahn is sharing a quick and easy way to make your own stamping tools out of styrofoam. All you'll need is a few basic tools and some acrylic paint, and you’ll be ready to go. . . read more

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