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Video Tutorials: Learn Drawing and Painting Techniques from Professional Artists

In today’s video clip, Urania Christy Tarbet is painting two trees, using oil pastels to create lifelike leaves, trunk, and. . . read more

Today, Jacqueline Sullivan is demonstrating one of her many techniques for adding texture to a painting or collage. Most of us. . . read more

In today's video, Linda Baker takes us through the same steps she uses when evaluating her paintings for clarity and contrast. In this particular case, she has decided that the pine cones in her painting are too similar, visually, to the background. To fix the problem, Linda mixes a dark yet colorful glaze, and adjusts her composition slightly to create a bit more contrast and finish up her painting: NOTE: You can get Linda's full-length watercolor DVD at Creative Catalyst.

In today's video, mixed-media artist Sean Dye is painting a golden sky into his landscape, using a few sizes of palette knives. . . read more

We all know how to use a basic eraser, right? Well, in today’s video, illustrator Craig Nelson demonstrates a few very. . . read more

In today's video, watercolor expert Betty Carr demonstrates how she gets into the rhythm of painting before actually jumping into a real painting. Think of it like warm-up exercises for your brush AND your mind. She also discusses some ways that you can keep your brushstrokes fresh, organic and lively. . . as you'll see, in watercolors, less is definitely more. Take a look: NOTE: You can get Betty Carr's full watercolor DVD tutorial at Creative catalyst.

In today’s video, you’ll see watercolor painter Ann Pember use a single paintbrush and a few colors of green to. . . read more

In today's clip, watercolor painter Linda Baker demonstrates how to carefully lighten certain sections of a painting using only. . . read more

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.

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

In today's video clip Linda Baker demonstrates how easy it is to give quick texture to a watercolor painting with just a small. . . read more

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