Is My Painting Finished?

Six Ways To Know Your Painting Is Truly Finished
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (59 ratings)
1,496 students
1hr 1min of on-demand video

Finish your paintings quicker
Know with confidence your painting is truly finished
Increase your ability to see images with different perspectives
Enhance the viewing experience for your paintings


  • This course is for intermediate and advanced painters, working in any medium, and in any style whether realistic or abstract, classic or contemporary.


“Is It Finished?” This is the #1 frequently asked question by artists and painters. Or maybe you’ve reached a point in your painting where you’re stuck and you don’t know what to do next. Whatever your motivation for being here right now, this presentation can help.

In this video course, professional fine art painter Nancy Reyner, will show you how to finish your paintings faster and with better results. You will learn how to add ease and flow to your creative process, more clearly visualize your ideas, and make creative decisions with confidence. Learn six foolproof ways to know your painting is not just finished, but at its very best, communicating your ideas visually in the most powerful way possible. This presentation includes highlights from Nancy’s new course, The Art of Painting Beyond Technique, to help you decide if your painting is really finished.

Recommended for intermediate and advanced painters using any medium (such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, digital painting, or drawing), and working in any style - abstract or realistic, classic or contemporary. Once you've completed several paintings of your own, you will appreciate the unusual and surprising concepts in this video to take your work even further.

Who this course is for:

  • Intermediate and advanced fine art painters. Professional or hobbyists.


Professional Painter, International Author & Art Instructor
Nancy Reyner
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 1,705 Reviews
  • 8,214 Students
  • 8 Courses

Nancy Reyner loves to paint and is equally passionate about sharing her ideas and offering assistance to other artists.  Nancy believes anyone can paint - and paint well! She has been a professional artist and art instructor for over 30 years, has authored four top selling painting books with North Light Books,  received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Columbia University. Nancy has expertise in a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. She has appeared on television for HGTV’s “That’s Clever”, and worked as a Certified Working Artist for Golden Artist Colors for 16 years. Nancy currently lives and paints in Santa Fe, NM.

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