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  • A-Z of Flower Portraits Video with Billy Showell – Part 1 of 2
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    “Billy Showell’s inspiring watercolour flower portraits have earned her the respect of watercolour artists all over the world and now she is sharing them with you in this stunning double video.
    Billy Showell will show you how to complete beautiful flower portraits with the same degree of accuracy as traditional botanical paintings but with a unique contemporary feel.
    You will have the opportunity to observe Billy’s unique eye for design and her love of flowers as you follow her through three gorgeous step-by-step flower portrait projects, including a Narcissi, a Hellebore and an Anemone
    .

    $12.95
  • A-Z of Flower Portraits Video with Billy Showell – Part 2 of 2
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    “Billy Showell’s inspiring watercolour flower portraits have earned her the respect of watercolour artists all over the world and now she is sharing them with you in this stunning double video.
    Billy Showell will show you how to complete beautiful flower portraits with the same degree of accuracy as traditional botanical paintings but with a unique contemporary feel.
    You will have the opportunity to observe Billy’s unique eye for design and her love of flowers as you follow her through three gorgeous step-by-step flower portrait projects, including a Narcissi, a Hellebore and an Anemone

    $12.95
  • Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project Video with Rosie Martin & Meriel Thurstan
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    Devised by experienced teacher and award winning artist Rosie Martin and organiser of the Eden diploma course in botanical illustration, Meriel Thurstan, this video class is based on the botanical illustration course taught at the highly acclaimed Eden Project in Cornwall.
    This video provides a truly personal approach to botanical teaching, with both Rosie and Meriel tackling small exercises and demonstrating techniques, such as basic pencil work, shading, merging colours, creating form and adding detail, before pulling everything together as they reveal how to tackle the larger, more advanced watercolour projects when they draw and paint an artichoke.
    Whether you are an experienced artist or a budding botanical illustrator, it is easy to produce beautiful and impressive plant portraits with this accessible and inspirational guide.

    $12.95
  • Celebrating the Seasons in Watercolor Video with Donald Clegg
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    In this enlightening DVD, Donald Clegg takes you on a journey of discovery. Painting a series of still life studies, including pears, Chinese lanterns, Honesty and a fruit bowl. Don discusses the merits of a good composition, while demonstrating how light and dark tones can complement a painting and instill life into a picture. Using watercolour has never been so much fun!

    $12.95
  • Creating Luscious Colors by Using Colored Underpaintings with Jane Jones
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    Jane Jones shows you how to create these dazzling colors with underpainting and glazing. The difference here is that the underpainting has color. Opaque colors can be beautiful, but the brightest ones are transparent and are best used as glazes. To create the brightest color, Jane Jones shows you how to create a colored underpainting that will create colors that glow with life and light. The keys to a successful underpainting are presented along with how to create glazes that add glorious depth and richness to your painting.
    Some of the topics that are presented include:
    Create luminous colors by using a colored underpainting
    and glazes on top
    Making changes to the photo for a better composition
    Tips for successful underpaintings
    Advantages of underpainting and glazing
    Why underpainting and glazing is so beautiful
    Creating a glass-like painting surface
    Illusion of light in the underpainting
    Analyzing your underpainting
    Controlling value and intensity of glazes
    Applying beautiful and successful glazes
    Menu
    Introduction
    Chapter 1 – Working Photo and Toning Layer
    Chapter 2 – Background and Drapery Underpainting
    Chapter 3 – Underpainting the Yellow and Red Tulip
    Chapter 4 – Underpainting the Orange Tulips
    Chapter 5 – Underpainting of the Leaves and First Layer of Glaze
    Chapter 6 – Second Layer of Glaze
    Chapter 7 – Third Layer of Glaze and Completed Painting
    Other DVDs, book and credits
    Approximately: 2 hours

    $12.95
  • Creating Texture in Pen & Ink with Watercolour with Claudia Nice-Part 1 of 2
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    “The combination of the boldness of pen and ink, the subtle qualities of watercolour and the creation of texture are only as limited as your imagination.
    In part1, follow Claudia Nice as she expertly demonstrates a range of textural techniques such as contour lines in a smooth onion, a manor house in the background with parallel lines, jagged and smooth rocks with cross-hatching, a velvety African violet with stippling and hot chilly peppers with a scribbly line. You’ll understand the bold contrast of light against dark tones, before the entire pen and ink skills are brought together in a dramatic seascape with watercolour.”

    $12.95
  • Drawing Workshop with Jill Bays
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    Drawing is not only the basis of good paintings but also an art in itself. With Jill Bays you will learn all you need to know to develop and improve your skills.
    Starting in the studio, Jill explains the concepts of contour, line and tone. With a range of easy to follow exercises you will also learn how texture, negative shape and composition have dramatic effects on drawings.
    Moving outside and bringing together the lessons taught in the studio, Jill shows you how to complete a quick sketch using a river study as inspiration.

    $12.95
  • Elegant Drapery with Jane Jones
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    This video workshop, with oil painter, Jane Jones presents the thought and painting processes for
    creating successful rolls, folds and wrinkles in drapery. Fabric
    can be a wonderful addition to so many compositions, but can
    be intimidating to draw and paint. Jane Jones shows you how, by paying attention to three simple elements you will learn how to confidently paint the forms and movements of fabric; from simple rolls and wrinkles to areas that are more complex. Although the painting was done in oils, the ideas and techniques can be used in any media.
    Some topics that are presented include:
    Painting a background with subtle gradations
    Brush technique for blending
    Three simple elements for creating folds
    Glazing the shadows
    Mixing “whites”
    How flower petals are like drapery folds
    Contents (Menu)
    Introduction or start of video
    Chapter 1 – Drawing
    Chapter 2 – Why’s and how’s of a toning layer
    Chapter 3 – Background
    Chapter 4 – Creating simple rolls in drapery
    Chapter 5 – Three simple elements for creating folds
    Chapter 6 – Analysis of painted drapery and hanging folds
    Chapter 7 – Glazing the drapery, mixing whites and
    painting the flower
    Chapter 8 – Reinforcing the darks in the flower
    Chapter 9 – Details in the flower and completed painting
    Other DVDs, Books and Credits
    Approximately 2 hours

    $12.95
  • Flowers In Watercolor with Charles Reid
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    $12.95
  • Hazel Soan What Shall I Paint?
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    Part 1
    Hazel Soan opens your eyes to the needs of a painting. Focusing on the combinations of shapes, lines, tones, texture and colours, she enables you to see beyond the physical subject itself. In watercolour, oils and acrylic, Hazel woos you with ordinary subjects from the home and out in town.
    Part 2
    Venturing into the open countryside, Hazel Soan shows you how to find your subject from the many inspirations around you. She gives you the courage to be selective, and homes in on detail and texture in watercolour.
    Hazel’s enthusiastic guidance will enable you never to struggle for the inspiration to paint again.

    $12.95
  • Illusions of Light and Shadow with Jane Jones
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    In this oil painting class with Jane Jones you will learn the basic forms of cube, cylinder, cone and sphere. You will see how light affects the communication and mood of
    a painting. You will also learn how to analyze forms and construct them in your paintings to create the illusions of dimension and light. Jane Jones shows you the limitations of the information in photographs so that you can
    take control of the images and create a good representation of reality based on what you know. Although oil is used in the demonstrations, the information is good for all media, and subject matter.
    Some topics that are presented include:
    Analysis of basic forms: cube, cylinder, cone, sphere
    Overcoming the limitations of the information in your photographs
    Constructing convincing illusions of form in your paintings
    Lighting and surroundings determine the mood and
    communication of your painting
    Be the stage director of your paintings
    Great basic information for artists in all media and subject matter
    How to analyze the forms in your subject matter
    Creating a painting using the information in photographs
    Contents (Menu)
    Introduction or start of video
    Introduction
    Chapter 1 – Basic Forms in Light
    Chapter 2 – Painting the Basic Forms
    Chapter 3 – Analyzing the Vase and Painting It
    Chapter 4 – Analyzing the Drapery and Painting It
    Chapter 5 – Finished Drapery and Beginning the Tulip
    Chapter 6 – Glazing the Darkest Darks and the Leaves
    Chapter 7 – Darker Background and the Finished Painting
    Other DVDs, Books and Credits
    Approximately 2 hours

    $12.95
  • Introduction to Painting Clear Glass with Jane Jones
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    This oil painting instructional video with Jane Jones will show you, step-by-step, how to paint a piece of simple clear glass. You will learn how to paint this piece, but also how to think about the process so that you can paint a simple piece of clear glass in your still life. The illusion of clear glass can be intimidating, but Jane Jones breaks it into small, easy steps. Once you create your own illusion of glass, you will be hooked! Although the demonstration is done with oils, the process can be done in any media.
    Also included is how to paint pansies that glow with color and personality.
    Some topics that are presented include:
    The color of clear glass
    Three things that create the illusion of clear glass
    Creating bright highlights on glass
    Glass with dimension
    Construct believable illusions of transparency
    Troubleshooting glass that doesn’t quite work
    Using underpainting and glazing to create luminous pansies
    Subtle changes to shadows on flower petals create softness
    Painting simple flower petals
    Simple line work in the “whiskers” of the pansy face
    Contents (Menu)
    Introduction or start of video
    Chapter 1 – Background and shelf
    Chapter 2 – Beginning the pansies
    Chapter 3 – Details and glazing on the pansies
    Chapter 4 – Beginning the glass
    Chapter 5 – More of the glass and finishing the pansies
    Chapter 6 – Finishing touches
    Other DVDs, Book and Credits
    Approximately 2 hours

    $12.95
  • Learn to Paint Flowers in Pastel with Jackie Simmonds
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    Jackie Simmonds shows you how you can simplify the drawing of different flowers. This video is full of practical demonstration on how to paint basic flower shapes in pastel. With full demonstration and lots of information, including help with composition,shadows and highlights. A wonderful video!

    $12.95
  • Luminous Color with Underpainting and Glazing: Hard and Shiny Fruits with Brass with Jane Jones
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    This DVD will show you how to create an underpainting in oils with enough white in it so that when the transparent glaze colors are painted on top of it, the glaze colors will glow with light. I love this technique for several reasons, but the qualities that I love most about it are the luminosity and beauty of the colors.
    Some of the topics that are presented include:
    Using mop brushes to smooth out your paint
    Mixing colors for the underpainting
    Brush techniques for blending the paint
    Color choices for glazing
    How to apply glazes for maximum luminosity
    Confidently building the dark areas of a painting
    Creating the illusion of “shine” and reflections
    Contents (Menu)
    Introduction or start of video
    Chapter 1 – Drawing and Composition
    Chapter 2 – Toning Layer
    Chapter 3 – Background and Tabletop
    Chapter 4 – Background Analysis, 2nd Layer for Background,
    Brush Cleaning and Drying Time
    Chapter 5 – Underpainting and Blending
    Chapter 6 – First Layer of Glaze
    Chapter 7 – Second Layer of Glaze and Blushes
    Chapter 8 – More Glazes, Leaves and Highlights
    Chapter 9 – Finishing Touches
    Other DVDs, books and credits
    Approximately 2 hours
    All rights to images and content are reserved by Jane Jones
    Copyright 2006
    www.janejonesartist.com

    $12.95
  • Master Disaster DVD with Susan Tregay
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    To Master Disasters will take a few bold and at times, drastic steps – but you can learn to turn your paintings around! No more wimpy watercolours! Susan Tregay shows you how to correct mistakes, beef up the colours, banish the boring and CURE YOUR PAINTINGS!
    Sometimes, the hardest thing is to get a painting to where you’re happy with the end result. You may have work that you are just not sure about and don?t quite know how to proceed before it becomes a “finished” painting.
    Susan is here with the FIVE STEPS to cure your paintings. Showing you how to take one painting and build on it in different ways to make a real difference with the results!

    $12.95
  • Matilija Poppy in Watercolor
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    $12.95
  • Natural Watercolours Video with Richard Taylor – Part 1 of 2
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    Part 1 of 2
    Crabs, flowers and pottery as examples, see how different brush strokes will affect the look and feel of your paintings. Whatever your level of ability Richard Taylor considered and constructive approach will provide you with the technical ability to make the most of the resources available to you, and the confidence to produce stunning watercolours full of style and character.

    $12.95
  • Natural Watercolours Video with Richard Taylor – Part 2 of 2
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    Part 2 of 2
    Learn from Richard Taylor how to build up a painting from a sketch to the all important layers of colour. Concentrating on leaves, terracotta pots, stones and gourds, the straightforward lessons will convince you that painting from nature can be easy and rewarding. Whatever your level of ability Richard’s considered and constructive approach will provide you with the technical ability to make the most of the resources available to you, and the confidence to produce stunning watercolours full of style and character.

    $12.95
  • Painting Flowers In Watercolour with Charles Reid, part 1 of 2
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    In Part 1 Learn from Charles Reid how you can paint chaotic yet beautiful flowers in watercolor. It is Charles at his very best, relaxed, excited and keen to share his ideas and painting skills. You will improve your brush techniques, contour drawing, colour mixing, tone and the importance of water.

    $12.95
  • Painting Flowers In Watercolour with Charles Reid, part 2 of 2
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    In Part 2 Charles Reid takes you through two beautiful still life paintings in all their detail. Sharing all his views on drawing, colour, tonal values, brushwork and composition.

    $12.95
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