HOW TO PAINT FROM BEGINNER TO MASTER
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HOW TO PAINT FROM BEGINNER TO MASTER

Oil Painting For All Skill Levels
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4.6 (1,847 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
10,902 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2019
English
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Current price: $125.99 Original price: $179.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • A process and structure to creating a painting from start to finish, that’s easy for anyone to manage!
  • You’ll know the best supplies mediums and cleaners to buy and how to use them.
  • How to mix a 10 value greyscale, shading and how to make a gradient in every value with paint.
  • An easy system to drawing anything you want!
  • How painting in layers works starting with an underpainting, and you’ll learn how to bring an oil painting to completion. (Including varnishing)
  • You’ll learn how to use a new kind of color chart that will make mixing any color imaginable easy, using the least amount of tubes of paint possible, to make sure you never get muddy colors again!
  • You’ll Learn the difference between chroma, color and values and how to control them.
  • The best way to light and photograph, portrait (or any other subject) for a painting.
  • I’ll teach you the perfect combination of colors to getting a beautiful, glowing flesh tone.
  • By the end of the class you’ll paint a portrait in full color.
Requirements
  • A basic understanding of drawing and painting would be helpful but not necessary.
  • A specific list of the supplies required is available in the “Supply List” video
Description

“How to Paint: From Beginner to Master” Is designed to teach anyone from beginner to moderate, all of the fundamentals of oil painting you’ll ever need, in one, easy to manage course. Watch me demonstrate every lesson, step by step as I go into incredible detail of every aspect of creating a painting from start to finish! From explaining exactly how to mix every color down to the percentage of paint- to what direction to apply brushstrokes while painting a subject. You’ll get a first hand-close up view that you could never get in a classroom! Just a friendly reminder, you will need access to a printer for this course.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for anyone who truly wants to learn how to paint.
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 04:07:11
+ Introduction
4 lectures 31:46

I’ve streamlined the materials and chosen only the bear minimum you’ll need, to save you money.

Preview 02:02

 (BUILDING A DIY STAY WET PALETTE) I’ll teach you how to set up the perfect palette. This is optional!

GETTING SET UP (OPTIONAL)
03:12

You’ll learn how to mix a 10 value greyscale, which I’ll walk you through step by step.

Preview 09:49

You’ll do an easy exercise, where you’ll learn shading and how to make a gradient in every value, using oil paint

SHADING AND BLENDING EXERCISE
16:43
+ UNDERPAINTING (PAINTING IN LAYERS)
5 lectures 01:12:03

I'll give you tips to setting up the lighting for an optimal work area

SETTING UP YOUR WORK AREA
01:50
DRAWING
11:00
SETTING UP A CANVAS/ILLUSTRATION BOARD
05:59
UNDERPAINTING
21:39
+ PAINTING IN COLOR
3 lectures 36:10

I’ll teach you how to use a new kind of color chart that will make mixing any color imaginable easy, using the least amount of tubes of paint possible, to make sure you never get muddy colors again!

THE COLOR CHART
03:53

You’ll Learn the difference between chroma, color and values and how to control them.

MIXING COLOR SCALES
05:55

By the end of the lesson, you’ll have finished your first color painting.

PAINTING IN COLOR
26:22
+ COMPLETING A PAINTING (PAINTING A PORTRAIT)
8 lectures 01:43:32

I’ll explain the best way to light and photograph a portrait (or any other subject), Using either hi-end lighting and camera equipment, or just your smart phone camera and a 100 watt lightbulb. 

LIGHTING YOUR SUBJECT
03:41

I’ll teach you an easy system to drawing anything you want!

DRAWING A PORTRAIT PART 1
15:37
DRAWING A PORTRAIT PART 2
15:41
MIXING THE YELLOW SCALE
05:09

You’ll do an underpainting of either the portrait you choose, or a hi-res photo reference I’ll supply you.

UNDERPAINTING THE PORTRAIT PART 1
14:39
UNDERPAINTING THE PORTRAIT PART 2
14:22

I’ll teach you the perfect combination of colors to getting a beautiful, glowing flesh tone. And finally, you’ll Paint your portrait in full color.

Preview 17:42
PAINT A PORTRAIT IN COLOR PART 2
16:41