A Written Art Lesson: Part 7 Today we will paint our tree. You may catch up with past lessons by visiting the Blog page on my website. You will find lessons about paints, supplies, and composition. During our last session you were working on a landscape and had created your field. The landscape includes mountains […]
In my experience, I know that I have mastered something when I can explain how to do it without a physical demonstration. Today, let’s begin here… Imagine the scene you plan to paint is sectioned off like a tic-tac-toe board, four lines making a pattern of squares. Two are vertical lines. Two are horizontal lines. […]
A Written Art Lesson: Part 2 A few weeks ago, I began this little series about the Written Art Lesson. The premise is based upon my experience that I know that I have mastered something when I can explain how to do it without a physical demonstration. In our last lesson, we discussed composing your […]
In our last lesson, we discussed preparing our palette with paint. During this installment of a Written Art Lesson, let’s begin to discuss the supplies you will need to complete your painting.
A Written Art Lesson: Part 5 – The Mountains Today we will paint in our horizon line. You may catch up with past lessons by visiting the Blog page on my website. You were working on a landscape and had just painted the sky. The landscape includes mountains with a tree in a field in […]
In our last lesson, we discussed the supplies you will need to complete your painting. Before that, we talked about paint colors and basic composition. You can access the previous Lessons on my website Blog if you need to catch up. Now let’s get some paint on that canvas! Remember that we were working on […]
Today you will mix greens to create a field in the foreground.
I recently had the pleasure of taking on another 5 years old painting student. For many young students, and for this Young Miss in particular, painting lessons help to improve oral comprehension, socialization, fine motor skills, and self-esteem. Pre-schoolers and kindergartners benefit from practice using brushes and painting knives. They absolutely love to write their […]
I’ve created some of my best art during a dry spell.
I mean a real dry spell involving no rain and a lot of sunny days in a row. I don’t think we’re quite in a drought yet. But this summer’s weather has me remembering all the great en plein air painting opportunities it provides.
I worked for two months on the painting and another two weeks finishing up the video. Finally, “Creating Under The Mill” is complete and ready to share!
Please enjoy 18 minutes of still shots and hyperlapse videos derived from 2 months of painting and countless hours of editing as well as audio recording.
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