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Painting Dramatic Clouds
Orientation: welcome - start here!
Welcome! Start here... (1:46)
Please introduce yourself!
Navigating the course site (6:41)
Supplies & Resources
Supplies you'll need
Course photo reference
Palette of colors
Bonus: Mixing Cassel Earth and a Black alternative (11:19)
Special: For acrylic painters
Tips and advice for acrylic painters (2:34)
Underpainting in acrylics demo (8:51)
Stage 1: Drawing on the Canvas
Transferring our reference photo to the canvas (1:54)
Stage 2: Creating the Underpainting
What's an underpainting? What's an Imprimatura? What's a Bistre?
Underpainting: the first paint layer (8:18)
Stage 3: Blocking in and Modeling Forms
Blocking in the sky & cloud (33:08)
Pep talk: trust the process (1:45)
Finishing blocking in the cloud & landscape (33:03)
Forming the cloud (41:41)
Midway checkpoint (1:30)
Blocking in the trees (26:54)
Defining the trees and ground (29:50)
Stage 4: Details and Adjustments
Painting the cloud details - part 1 (25:05)
Painting the cloud details - part 2 (19:02)
Important final details (9:38)
Final thoughts (1:27)
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Student Gallery: post your final course painting!
Transferring our reference photo to the canvas
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