Drawing & Painting People with John Raynes – Part 1 of 2
Drawing and Painting People offers the unique opportunity to see John Raynes in action and for his instruction to be brought to life through video for the first time ever.
Part 1 – Approaching Portraits with Confidence
An in-depth look at the head and face, John explores and explains the relationship of the face to the head and the positioning of our features. After learning to master the eyes, ears, nose and mouth, you’ll be shown how to bring them all together in a head and shoulders portrait.
Part 2 – Understanding the Anatomy of the Body
Taking you through demonstrations of reclining and full standing portraits by drawing from Life, John Raynes explains the anatomy and the behavior of male and female bodies with the principles you need to remember when painting your subjects.
Part 3 – Capture the Nature of Hair and Skin.
Painting from photographs, John helps you develop your portraiture skills by guiding you through Asian, White and African skin colours and different hair types.
Drawing Good Girls with Adam Hughes
Follow Adam through his artistic process, from a clean, blank sheet of paper to a completed pin-up illustration. Adam will demonstrate how he draws, inks and tonally renders in marker a “Good Girl” illustration right before your eyes! Adam Hughes is probably best known for his stylized renderings of women; super heroines, damsels in distress, and figures in fantasy. About the time Adam began making waves in art circles and his artwork really began to be noticed, the term “Good Girl Art” had been coined, and it best describes exactly what Adam does. He is considered by many to be one of a new generation of Good Girl artists inspired by Petty, Vargas and Elvgren. When describing his own work, Adam has used the term “naturalistic” as opposed to the term “realistic”; which describes what he does perfectly.
How to Paint Colour & Light in Watercolour with Jean Haines
The highly anticipated first video from popular artist Jean Haines!
In this exciting video Jean will show you how to create a whole new watercolour world filled with colour and light.
Jean will show you how to paint in her unique loose and expressive style in this exciting video. It captures Jean’s enthusiasm and passion for art as she guides you through a variety of exciting projects, from a delicate study of a Fuchsia and some colourful Honesty seed heads to a colourful project of a herb picker.
Length: 45 mins.
How To Paint Water Colour Washes Video with Fiona Peart
Learn the secrets of creating perfect watercolour washes!
Washes are the basis of achieving bright, fresh results in watercolour and popular artist Fiona Peart will show you just how to create these with ease.
Learn to paint a group of playful figures on a beach, a lady in red stockings walking through a bustling street scene, and a gondolier on Venetian waters.
Her clear and easy-to-follow instruction will take you from the very first wash through to the final delicate detail.
DVD: 71 mins.
Improve Your Figures In Watercolour Video with Marilyn Allis
This video workshop is a real gem for artists who struggle to paint people and captures the magical memories of a donkey ride on a beach to the energetic vibe of musicians playing in Covent Garden with Marilyn Allis.
Adding people to your paintings adds another dimension and Marilyn Allis shows you with ease just how to improve your figures in watercolour. She demonstrates that with simple brush strokes you can breathe life into any picture which features people. With a loose impressionist style, Marilyn simplifies each picture by breaking it down into stages, showing you how to apply colour.
Let Marilyn Allis show you that a complicated scene needn’t be terrifying!
Painting Figures & Animals with Confidence Video with Margaret Evans – Part 1 of 2
Part 1: Add life and intrigue to your paintings by including figures and animals. Using a variety of media, Margaret Evans guides you through the essential elements of creating convincing figures in your work. Learn about basic proportions, scale, tone and shadow and apply these techniques in your paintings.
Painting Figures & Animals with Confidence Video with Margaret Evans – Part 2 of 2
Part 2: Add life and intrigue to your paintings by including figures and animals. Using a variety of media, Margaret Evans guides you through the essential elements of creating convincing figures in your work. Learn about basic proportions, scale, tone and shadow and apply these techniques in your paintings.
Painting Watercolors that Sparkle with Life Video with Cindy Agan
This video is packed with mini demonstrations that will teach you a wide variety of watercolor painting techniques. Follow along with Cindy’s friendly instruction to paint skin tones with graded washes, fur with gouache and texture strokes, crystal clear eyes with drybrushing, folds in fabric with feathering and glazing, wet in wet techniques for distant grass, and more. Then pull all these techniques together to paint a little boy and his dog from start to finish, adding depth and dimension to make your paintings sparkle and come to life on the page.