Brian Blood: Studio Painting Secrets

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Video Length: 233 minutes, 1 disc

 

Uncover the Secrets of Easily Using a Photograph or Study to Create a Larger Studio Painting... 
Never Feel Rushed to Finish a Painting Again!

Master artist Brian Blood is not only a brilliant painter, he is known as one of the finest teachers around — able to communicate painting skills as simple, easy-to-master techniques. Brian believes that most painting processes are learned skills that can be mastered by investing time and repeated practice.

 

 


In this DVD, you'll discover how to use a reference photo or a study to create a larger studio painting — perfect for painters who are unable to finish a painting in one sitting and want to pick up right where they left off during their last session.

Here's just some of what you'll learn from this DVD:

  • How to make any painting look spontaneous — never struggle with this again
  • How to set up and maintain an efficient, organized palette even as you mix colors, so everything is ready for you when you need it
  • How to interpret a scene and prepare to paint each portion
  • What to omit from a scene without losing any of the beautiful detail
  • How to edit as you paint so you can maximize your time
  • Creating the right underpainting tone
  • The importance of shapes and silhouettes
  • Creating a sense of space and design
  • The importance of brushstrokes: using the right stroke, gesture, and creating a good rhythm — this will make your painting go much smoother
  • How to keep edges interesting
  • How to define the star and supporting players of your painting
  • Generating interest in a painting
  • Painting reflections in the water — something many artists never get quite right
  • Keeping darks opaque, mixing colors, and using complementary colors — everything you need to know about color
  • Creating atmospheric perspective
  • And much, much more...

 

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