Epic Kimberley Tutorial
“This EPIC landscape tutorial will give you the essential tips for tackling a monumental painting. EPIC KIMBERLEY is loaded with slick techniques for painting landscape realism!”
This painting depicts The Kimberley, located at the top of Western Australia. It’s a unique landscape with some awesome features! My goal here was to provide my students with some interesting and achievable techniques for communicating vast depth, clouds, water and rock in oil paint.
“EPIC KIMBERLEY” is a jam packed tutorial full of real, actionable techniques that you can apply directly to your own paintings.”
This tutorial is not only for painting a large scene. In this 2 hour presentation you’ll find out exactly how I put together this image and you’ll have new tricks up your sleeve to apply to your own work!
My goal for every painting is to create the illusion of a 3 dimensional form on a 2 dimensional surface. Here, we’ll discuss in detail how I achieved incredible, eye-catching results and how you can do the same. I hold nothing back, and over the 2 hours we have together you’ll gain a better understanding of tone, colour, form, composition as well engaging textured surfaces built up with slick brushwork.
This will be the tutorial you’ll keep going back to again and again!
This tutorial starts with my design process, taking the images that I gathered out in the field to produce a plan to work from. From here I build up the painting in layers showing you my simple, but effective methodology. Once we have a firm base establishes we complete the painting with some eye catching detail techniques.
I’ve dedicated the last 16 years to mastering painting; let me show you some great techniques that will save you the time an effort grinding it out in the studio. Take your landscapes further – check out this tutorial!
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- I will show you the Materials I use for creating an oil painting, from the paint and mediums to the brushes and grounds.
- You’ll see up close how I use brushwork to define the subject
- I will show you my palette where Colour Mixing plays an important role in creating realism!
- I use many mediums in my process and here I keep it simple and share a tried and true application.
- The painting is built up to a rich surface by layering the paint over many passes.
- I show you how modelling with paint defines form creating a 3D scene!
- You’ll see the entire painting process broken down in easy to understand steps, from the Sketch to blocking in and even applying the fine details.
- I SHOW YOU HOW TO PAINT INCREDIBLE INTRICATE DETAIL WITH CLOUDS, Rocks, water and depth!
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Q & A
The files are relatively large so ensure you have enough space on your computer before commencing the download. Once i’ts saved on your computer you can then save this to a USB stick or portable drive to free up space.
You’ll need a good/fast internet connection to download the tutorials, as the speed of your connection will determine how long it takes to complete the download.
Make sure you download files individually, one at a time. An interrupted internet connection will cause the download to pause so please if your download stops, un-pause it instead of starting again.
Absolutely, for a technical issue, we are only an email away!
I make tutorials that everyone will gain something from. If you are a beginner, then this is a great place to start. You’ll no doubt learn some crucial techniques to accelerate your development as a painter. If you’re an advanced or professional artist you’ll come away with some new tricks refreshing your approach to creating paintings.
Absolutely, whilst the mediums have their differences many of the concepts here are the same. It all comes down to colour and composition and these elements are universal in painting
All of it! Whilst this presentation doesn’t show every single brushstroke I have filmed every stage of this painting. This piece took well over 80 hours; I boiled it down to the essential techniques into 7 hours!
Yes! Frequently. Colour mixing is important and intermittently through the presentation I show my palette and how I mix some of the colours in this painting.
You’re more than welcome to paint along. However I recommend using this tutorial as a guide to paint your own scenes and take these techniques to create your own unique vision. This will give you the nudge you need to take your paintings to the next level.
Yes, I have zoomed in to show some of these finer details being applied, particularly on the trees and in the grasses in the foreground
Yes, you can use your iPad to view the download, but please find out what software your version will require to watch a MP4 file first.