There are many video's and tutorials on the Web. Some are excellent while some are not too clever.

Below we present some tutorials that our members feel would be useful to beginners. Most are produced by manufacturers and sellers of art materials so we have included a link to their websites should you wish to investigate further any products you see here. Just click on the video to start it.

Figure Drawing with Leonardo Pereznieto

Leonardo Pereznieto has exhibited his work in many prominent museums and galleries of cities around the world. He has delivered over 50 lectures all over the world including at the New York Academy of Art, the Celebrity Centre Florence and the University of Michigan.

 

Create a water colour wash

This video shows you how to create a water colour wash with Dermot Cavanagh guiding you through the process.

 

Three basic rules of oil painting

Winsor & Newton examine the three basic rules of Oil Painting. Fat over lean, thick over thin and slow drying over fast.

 

Fluffy Clouds with Tim Gagnon

This preview shows a short demonstration on simple puffy clouds. The technique is to just use an opaque white paint and allow the background to show through in some areas to create shadows. A simple technique that can be mastered after a little practice.

 

Varnishing Oil Paintings

Oil Painter Doug Purdon clearly teaches the proper techniques for Varnishing Oil Paintings.

 

Art Masking Fluid

Winsor & Newton Art Masking Fluid and Colourless Art Masking Fluid. How they work and how to use them.

 

Watercolour Materials

Dermot Cavanagh gives you advice on choosing the materials needed to paint successful water colours.