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Discover Oil Painting - How to Paint Flowers DVD

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Create beautiful and sophisticated floral paintings with artist Julie Gilbert Pollard. Find inventive ways to bring values and shadows to life, and use the white of the flower as a conduit for bursts of color!

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Oil painting is as delicate as the flowers found in nature, and this video instruction will provide you with tips and techniques to capture the luminescence and glow of floral subjects!

The flower that is featured in this video strikes a curious "wow" factor through its subtle yellows and strong shadows. Your painting techniques will grow as you work your way through mixing color and discovering how to use the paintbrush to its fullest potential. Create contrast through a rich background and airy subject, and lift and layer your colors for a visually active piece. Julie Gilbert Pollard's instruction is easy-to-follow and you will be left with a beautiful oil painting.

Watch a preview of Discover Oil Painting - How to Paint Flowers now.

This Video Features:
  • Learning how to see color as a value
  • Sketching in Shapes
  • Blocking in Shapes and Local Colors
  • Refining and Defining Petals
  • Developing a Center of Interest
  • Setting in Final Touches

Stretched canvas pre-toned with fluid acrylic (Transparent Pyrrole Orange thinned with Airbrush Medium)
Oil Paint
(Holbein DUO Aqua Oils unless noted)
Titanium White
Lemon Yellow
Cadmium Yellow Light
Cadmium Yellow
Cadmium Yellow Deep
Cobalt Violet
Naples Yellow
Indian Yellow
Scarlet Lake
Manganese Blue Nova
Cerulean Blue
Grays (4 total: light, mid light, mid dark and dark)

Bristle Brushes
Flats, brights & filberts in a range of sizes (no. 2 - no. 8)
Old bristle brush, or ragged bristle brush (from softening edges)
Synthetic mongoose filbert in a small size (for pistols and stamen)

Odorless mineral spirits
Galkyd Light Medium (to thin the paint)
Two containers for the mineral spirits
Palette (Julie uses a disposable paper palette pad in white or gray)
Palette/painting knives
White facial tissues and/or rags
Disposable latex gloves (optional)
Sketchbook (along with pencils and sharpener)
Small canvas tablet for studies and exercises
Color shaper (for scraping away paint)

About the Author:

Julie Gilbert Pollard is a painter in oil and watercolor, and has been teaching classes since 1985. Represented by galleries in Sedona and Phoenix, Arizona, her work has continued to appear in exhibits across the United States. She has been published in The Artists Magazine and is the author of Brilliant Color published by North Light Books.

Additional Information

SKU S6303
Product Type DVD
Runtime N/A
ISBN13 9781440344510
Instructor Julie Gilbert Pollard
Product Fulfillment N/A
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