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Episode 8: Marrakesh, Restaurant La Terrasse 1

Episode 8: Marrakesh, Restaurant La Terrasse

An important part of painting is play. In order to loosen up and potentially come up with new ideas for a painting, I go out and do these small micro paintings. I find they help loosen me up, stop me getting stale and...

plein air painting Lerici Harbor

Episode 2: Lerici Harbor, Gulf of Poets

Update: Thank you to everyone who voted for my painting in the January 2020 BoldBrush Painting Competition, to make it one of the FAV15% winners. In this video, I show some of the steps and process I used to make this...

Episode 7: Marrakesh, Jemaa El-Fna 20

Episode 7: Marrakesh, Jemaa El-Fna

To paint loosely but still convey a feeling for your subject means you have to say a lot with just a few brushstrokes. Read this post for some tips on how to do this. Cat. No. 1321 Marrakesh, Jemaa El-Fna – 12.5cm...