Professional watercolor artist Trevor Waugh confidently displays under the guidance of a soothing backing soundtrack how he would take on the complexities of painting white roses. Most people imagine white to be colorless but in actual fact it is anything but that. White is made up of all the colors of the spectrum and with a keen eye any aspiring artist can find these other colors! With a palette of pinks, reds, blues, violets and greens, Waugh uses a a variety of brushes to showcase his techniques and skills. This is a must watch for the aspiring watercolor artist!
This is a flat bass wood carving tutorial aimed to guide your through the processes of wood carving at an intermediate and beginner. With excellent presentational skills Williams talks you through the fundamentals like the importance of clamping you wood block down with two ‘g’ clamps and to always work away from yourself to avoid injury.
She tells of how much easier it is to work with your carving at waist height to escape back pain both short and long term. She uses a veiner tool to carve away certain areas of the background to relieve and help protrude the foreground. The use of a hammer and chisel is needed around the outside of the design line and the process of ‘moving wood’ with the veiner is continued. She also touches upon some properties of wood in that there is more resitance when working across the grain rather than down it with the natural capillaries. Agreat little video tutorial to familiarize you with carving.
This video shows Trevor Waugh doing what he does best in watercolor painting- …florals. With an entertaining and energetic approach Waugh deliberately and structurally takes to the paper with a variety of brushes to come to an eventual unveiling of a classic floral painting. This video tutorial is accompanied by an original soundtrack also composed by the artist Trevor Waugh, and creates a very relaxing painting experience. Follow his techniques and you won’t go far wrong. Pay attention to his color choices and in which order the watercolors are applied. Beautiful stuff.
Not something I’m too familiar with, but this video shows how you can create flowers via the carving of a watermelon. It looks like great fun and the video is a good resource to learn from. So get a knife, get a melon and off you go!
Using tracing paper and a medium sized black pen, this tattoo artist from Element Tattoo Supplies demonstrates to us how to draw the traditional Japanese cherry blossom. This is a nice easy to learn from video taken at a nice steady pace to allow the budding artist to pick up the tips and techniques in a controlled way. With voice over narrative alongside boxed quotes you’ll be sure not to miss a moment whilst trying to construct your personalised cherry blossom tattoo.
Top draw tattoo artist Antony Flemming showcases his tattooing skills on a customers arm. In this sleeve design he covers skulls, ships, florals and creates a truly spectacular design. It’s amazing what these guys can do with a tattoo gun. Pass your comments and support these guys remarkable talent.
Brazilian watercolor artist Fabio Cembranelli showcases his fantastic watercolor skills in this extremely elegant floral composition. His style is full of flow and very loose which makes for a beautifully organic rendition of the flowers he’s suggestively painting. The palette is an explosion of reds and pinks with a rich mixture of greens to represent the background foliage. He attacks the painting with a large flat brush and uses block colors rather than intricate detailing to create a very personal style. A must watch if you like seeing true talent in a watercolor artist.
This video demonstrates how you can use waxes through heat manipulation. By using a heat resistant sheet, the tutor uses a variety of tools and a heat gun to show how effective wax can be to create something which stands out. In this particular video the final piece is that of a floral nature.
This little video tutorial shows a young girl using Crayola coloring pencils to present to the beginner artist how to control and blend with them. She takes you through the application of putting pressure on them to create a darker shade and also shows how two colors can easily be blended together. The result is four separate flowers of different color combinations.
Chuck McLachlan is a recognised professional watercolor artist with a great ability to teach in an easy to understand fashion. In this video tutorial you can expect to learn how to paint a red flower with green leaves in watercolors via a step by step approach. He uses a variety of brushes and introduces blotting and dripping techniques which are by no means a beginner technique but well worth taking note of. If you follow him with passion during this tutorial you will almost certainly have a floral painting you can look back on with pride.