May 2017 Blog Posts (6)

Improving your painting with glazes

Learn about how to use glazing to improve your oil paintings in this video.

The same applies for acrylic painting, though you would use gloss medium varnish or some other clear fast drying medium to mix your glazes with.

With oils I currently either use walnut oil or alkyd walnut oil medium as a…

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Added by Richard Robinson on May 23, 2017 at 18:18 — 7 Comments

Improving your painting with glazes

Learn about how to use glazing to improve your oil painting. The same applies for acrylic painting, though you would use gloss medium varnish or some other clear fast drying medium to mix your glazes with.

With oils I currently either use walnut oil or alkyd walnut oil medium as a glazing medium.

Learn more about…

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Added by Richard Robinson on May 23, 2017 at 18:17 — No Comments

Seeing the world like a Painter

Here's how I look at the world as a painter...

This video is about Seeing the world like a Painter. Learn more about painting at http://www.livepaintinglessons.com

Added by Richard Robinson on May 22, 2017 at 11:03 — 11 Comments

Painting with more VaRiEtY!

Here's a brief clip from the First Snow painting lesson at: http://www.livepaintinglessons.com/shop/first-snow

Beginners paintings are often distinguished by a lack of variety. They often display large areas of flat colour,…

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Added by Richard Robinson on May 19, 2017 at 10:00 — 4 Comments

Painting Details in Dune Grasses

Here's a brief clip from the Sunset Dunes painting lesson at: http://www.livepaintinglessons.com/shop/sunset-dunes/

When painting grasses or trees, or anything that we know is full of complex detail, it's all too easy to get carried…

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Added by Richard Robinson on May 14, 2017 at 16:50 — No Comments

Three shades of gray

I wanted to explore more interesting colors for when we use a "gray" in our paintings. I used three different mixes in these three paintings. These acrylic paintings were done using a common theme of red on a dark background.

Added by Carole Merly on May 13, 2017 at 10:11 — No Comments

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