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How to Paint an Ocean Wave - Painting Tutorial
In the written painting tutorial I show you how you can paint a breaking ocean wave that looks dramatic and is full of light and atmosphere. I show you how I created the composition, the colours and brushes I used, blocking in the painting, building up the detail and adding final details that make the painting come to life.
Seascape Painting Tips For Beginners
Bonus Download: Before diving into this post, make sure you grab my free Landscape Painting Starter Kit. Frederick Judd Waugh, Winds And Seas The seascape can be a challenging subject to paint. Water is unpredictable by nature and has translucent and reflective qualities which can be a real pain to deal with. In this post, I give some seascape painting tips for beginners. 1. Capture the Gesture of the Seascape Gesture in art usually refers to the gesture of the human body. But I like to…
How To Create The Perfect Background For Your Painting
Bonus Download: New to painting? Start with my free Beginner's Guide to Painting. The background in a painting is by nature out of the spotlight. But that does not mean it is not important! In fact, the background has the incredibly important role of providing context and contrast for the main subjects. Remember, painting is all relative. Without a dull background, how would your stunning colors and delicate brushwork stand out? In this post I will run through some of the different ways you…