How to Paint

Start watching with your public library card or university login

How to Paint

2018

Practice painting in the company of an award-winning artist and professor. Not only will you learn how to select tools and apply techniques, but you'll develop the visual skills and muscle memory that make painting an...

Read more
Features
Ricky Allman

In This Series

The Painter's Toolkit
Episode 1
The Painter's Toolkit
Getting Started: Surfaces and Brushwork
Episode 2
Getting Started: Surfaces and Brushwork
Fundamentals: Establishing Value
Episode 3
Fundamentals: Establishing Value
Fundamentals: Building Volume
Episode 4
Fundamentals: Building Volume
Fundamentals: Basics of Color Theory
Episode 5
Fundamentals: Basics of Color Theory
Fundamentals: Creating Color Palettes
Episode 6
Fundamentals: Creating Color Palettes
Fundamentals: Compositional Choices
Episode 7
Fundamentals: Compositional Choices
Putting It All Together: A Simple Landscape
Episode 8
Putting It All Together: A Simple Landscape
Creating Linear Perspective
Episode 9
Creating Linear Perspective
Creating Atmospheric Perspective
Episode 10
Creating Atmospheric Perspective
Putting It All Together: A Still Life
Episode 11
Putting It All Together: A Still Life
Working with Oils
Episode 12
Working with Oils
Traditional Oil Techniques: Grisaille
Episode 13
Traditional Oil Techniques: Grisaille
Working with Acrylics
Episode 14
Working with Acrylics
Playing with Mediums
Episode 15
Playing with Mediums
Painting Water and Clouds
Episode 16
Painting Water and Clouds
Painting Trees and Bark
Episode 17
Painting Trees and Bark
Painting Rocks and Mountains
Episode 18
Painting Rocks and Mountains
Painting Light
Episode 19
Painting Light
Painting Glass
Episode 20
Painting Glass
Painting People
Episode 21
Painting People
Getting Creative: Composition
Episode 22
Getting Creative: Composition
Getting Creative: Surface and Texture
Episode 23
Getting Creative: Surface and Texture
Getting Creative: Space and Dimension
Episode 24
Getting Creative: Space and Dimension