Category Archives: Art tutorial

Peter the Parakeet

I’ve attempted watercolor over and over again. I’ve finally painted something that I’m pleased with. I think I’ll get better with practice. In fact this was done with the bird upstairs and me down. After I finished, I went upstairs … Continue reading

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Oil painting lesson finished

I finally finished Robert Hagans lesson from his Facebook page.  This one was fast except when I got to the figures.  Very tedious.   It’s impressionistic painting lessons.  I’ve learned a lot watching his lessons.  One day I’ll be able … Continue reading

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Free painting lessons

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Does watercolor painting start like this?

I bought a few water colors & im trying to do a lesson.  I’m not at all sure if it is supposed to look like this.  The step I’m in now is to let dry.  Update!  Made a total mess … Continue reading

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Free oil painting lessons with Robert Hagan

I’ve been a fan of Robert Hagan’s painting for a long time.  He has started sharing his techniques & giving live lessons on his Facebook page.  This painting was quickly done using his free PDF file called “Pelican Pete”.  http://signup.roberthagan.com 

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“Finger painting weekend workshop” by Iris Scott

I bought Iris Scott’s book.  I gave it a try.  I really like her paintings.  The book gave pretty good direction but hard to follow and flip pages with paint on your hands.  It says let lose & have fun. … Continue reading

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Oil painting of my cat Bob. He likes it! This is the progress. Oils on canvas. Hope to have this portrait of Bob finished in the next 2 weeks!

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Oil pastels

I just started a new hobby!  Oil pastels.  Sample of work.  I will start sharing helpful hints on using oil pastels.

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