Learn to Paint Better & stop Amateurish Paintings
Iím Daniel Edmondson
These are some of the many problems I had:
--> not knowing
when to stop and overworking and ruining a good painting
10 DVDs 10 Paintings
Each DVD will take you from the start to finish of ten paintings that you can do at home. You can even begin your first painting today because each set of DVDs comes with an online version of the same content, so if you want to travel and paint but donít want to cart around DVDs then you can look at everything online.
Donít worry Iím not going to bore you with lectures on theory or history or anything, I explain how and WHY to paint each painting as you paint the paintings along with me.
As a rare bonus, send me your painting and Iíll critique it and give you personalized tips. This is completely optional.
Imortant: Do not change your style: This course is to help you develop your own unique recognizable style not Force my style onto you
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note: Every DVD Demo is brushstroke by brushstroke, Start to Finish, nothing left out
Learn to Create Backgrounds
Iíll teach you how to paint one of the most elusive painting elements, the background and Iíll teach you how to paint a variety from smooth and quiet to varied and abstract. Weíll go over the differences and how to use backgrounds to create the most compelling painting for yourself. This is one of those big problems that more artist don't realize in their work.
Learn How to Translate
Iíll teach you how to translate what you see me doing and what youíre doing instead of you just copying what Iím doing. This way youíll be able to attribute these qualities to your own art. This is a big secret Iíve learned over the years. Iíll also show you how to keep painting simple and enjoyable from start to finish, so you wonít have to worry about staying motivated the whole time.
Easy to understand concepts you probably have not heard before
Iíve created this course in such a way where everyone should be able to use the concepts and understand them easily, plus most youíve probably never heard before. I want you to get the information fresh and undiluted. I want you to have those rewarding ďah hah.Ē moments that we as artists find so motivating and rewarding. Even if you paint with no intention to sell, I want you to be able to break through frustrations and be able to say to yourself "wow I really did it, I'm an artist".
I also believe that in learning how to paint, and learning how to transfer what youíve learned to your personal art requires someone who explains why. I explain why I do each step that I do and why its important for painting. This is important so that you can later paint on your own without guidance.
Click here to see my Landscape Painting DVDs
Why still life one of the best way to learn to paint?
I believe that still life painting is a great place to start. It provides an opportunity for richness and a depth of color that isnít often found in landscape or portrait painting. Since still lifes are typically quite small (about 2 feet deep) and have a lot of information conveyed, I think they teach best how to learn advancing and receding planes, which is what makes your painting look believable and dimensional. Learning how to paint advancing and receding planes in still life will be a huge benefit later when you want to paint a landscape and people.
Prefer Landscapes? Click Here for my Landscape 10 DVD 10 Painting course: Landscape oil painting DVDs
How we do the class:
Once you grab the course, Iíll send you an email of the photos of the still life set ups, as well as close ups of the important features of the still lifes. These photos will be ready to print from your printer or you can print them at a local photo or drug store. You can also work from your computer monitor if youíd like (that is what I usually do), You can begin your first painting now today.
Instruction and concepts on:
Brushstrokes, Styles of painting, color mixing made easy, Composition, setting up your art space/Studio, Alla prima wet into wet techniques, Layering techniques, Toning and priming canvas or boards, How to know when a painting is finished, how to price your work, making things turn and look dimensional how to pick subjects to paint, how to get over blank canvas paralysis and start painting, what colors and tools to use, mediums and thinners, how to use acrylics, palettes, other materials, canvas and panels when to use which, clean up after painting, different types of brushes and what they do, photographing your art, scumbling, thick paint (impasto) vs. thin, how to loosen up, your process and rituals, light and shadow painting, loose painting and impressionism, painting texture, highlights and accents, ellipses, eye path and movement, color charts, hue and saturation of color, how to work from photos, finishing and varnishing, perspective when is it important and when can it be ignored, focal points and center of interest and tension, starting methods, massing, line drawing with paint, how to make things look brighter or more colorful, cleaner richer, Much more...
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The course is completely self paced...you will get the DVDs in the mail usually within a week and I will email out the reference photos/videos weekly or every time you complete the previous lesson. For example I had one woman so excited about the course that she finished it in 4 weeks and a traveling business man who took 11 months to do it...most take a little longer than 10 weeks but you choose how fast you want to work.
note: People have reported seeing an improvement in their very first painting the very first day.
Here is what you
10 DVD 10 Painting course and access to Online versions too. You Get all 10 DVDs at once
Bonus #1: 10 - Optional Painting critiques and Q&A by Daniel Edmondson
Bonus #2: Videos on how to price and sell your paintings online through eBay or a Blog and this is where Daniel Edmondson reveals his secrets on how he sold over 200 paintings online in less than a year
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Watch this free tip on how light and color behave... I guarantee you might learn something
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