Category Archives: Videos

Speed Demo Video Spring Sunset Soft Pastel

It’s been a long time since you’ve seen a video, huh?!? Yeah, I’m slacking! Well, no more! Time to get to work. And more to come….I promise.

Normally, I like to perform a step by step painting demo right in nature. It is so much more pleasant than an indoor studio, however I saw this magnificent breathtaking sunset as I was driving to Springfield, IL, two weeks ago and I only had time to click a quick picture. So this demo is done from a photo.

Here is the photo:
Spring Sunset

Here is a photo of the final painting:
20170430_spring_sunset_pastel

Unfortunately the video has poor lighting, so the final (which was scanned in) looks much more vibrant. I am using new software so quality will improve with use.

I hope you are keeping up with your art. I hope you are playing and practicing. I hope you are taking time for yourself in this area. Life can be overwhelming most of the time, especially if you have a full time job and a family. You have to fight for your time. Fight for it. It will keep you healthy.

Here is a link for archival prints if interested:
Art Prints

Step by Step VIDEO Waterfall Glen Watercolor Sketch

After many months of technical difficulties with my camera and such, I am FINALLY pleased to present this video series of Waterfall Glen. This was taken last August and will help you with your summertime watercolor sketches, dealing with that ever dreaded subject of too much “green” color. This was filmed during my MeetUp group: Chicagoland Sketchbook Hikers.
Enjoy!

Video 1 of 5 (all videos are about 10 mins each)

Video 2 of 5

Video 3 of 5

Video 4 of 5

Video 5 of 5

Have fun and play along! 🙂

To see more videos visit my YouTube channel

 

How to Paint a Summer Tree in Watercolors VIDEO

For all those who would like a little demonstration on how to paint a tree with foliage here is a video. Because of length they are split up in two sections. Enjoy!

1 of 2 (9 mins)

2 of 2 (7 mins)

Sketchbook Hiking: McClaughrey VIDEO

Do you want to go on a hike with me at McClaughrey Springs Woods? We’ll find some woodland wildflowers and after that, I’ll show you a real easy step-by-step watercolor sketch. I know you can do this one! I’ll give you techniques to take a complicated landscape and create a simple watercolor for your journal.

*To avoid interruption while viewing the video, pause the video and allow it to buffer (you can see a red bar under the screen), when done buffering, play the video.

1 of 3 (10 min)

2 of 3 (9 min)

3 of 3 (9 min)

I love doing this!!!! I hope you enjoyed the videos and it helped you.

Nature Artwork Collection Video

I’m getting into the video mode again and just playing with Windows Movie Maker.

Enjoy!