What is a color study? And how does it help you become a better landscape painter? Let’s break it down. A color study is a painting of a scene but rather than focusing only on creating a beautiful result, the goal is to explore different color combinations (or arrangements). Typically an artist will do multiple […]
The question I get the most often on my YouTube channel is “what is the best gouache for beginners?” Followed closely by “what is your favorite gouache?” It’s time to answer those questions! Table of Contents This post may contain affiliate links. Using an affiliate link to purchase your items gives me a small commission […]
Throughout 2021-2022 I have been on a mission to find the perfect gouache brushes. I have tried dozens – and even started sharing my results and thoughts with you all. So imagine my delight when Craftamo reached out to me about creating a custom gouache brush set!! Naturally I fell off my chair and screamed […]
I thought it might be helpful to collect all of the videos/tutorials I’ve made about painting snowy scenes with gouache. These were published during 2021-2022. Enjoy! Free snowy gouache tutorials on YouTube Buy my Snowy Gouache tutorials (real time with instruction)
This class is the perfect starter course for anyone who wants to learn how to sketch nature! With lessons in drawing, painting, color theory, perspective, composition, and more, you’ll leave this class with a stronger foundation in all aspects of sketching nature.
Just a little update about what’s been happening in the studio lately! As a lot of you know, I make tons of content to help beginners learn how to paint landscapes with watercolor and gouache. I’ve been really busy working on my usual monthly content. Each month I release 3-4 youtube videos, hoping to teach […]
Today I want to share something a bit more…mythical! The phoenix is a mythological birdlike creature that is known for it’s ability to burst into flames and then be reborn in its own ashes, and seemingly immortal. A friend of mine has commissioned many pieces of phoenix art over the years, and I have enjoyed […]
If you’re new to gouache you might be experiencing one of the most common hurdles: how to keep gouache from drying out. In this video I’ll share my three favorite ways to keep gouache wet while painting. It can be tricky at first to keep gouache paint from drying out while you are painting, but […]