Discover how to paint like the masters using tried and true techniques!
You will love this DVD if:
- You appreciate art history
- You want to learn from the old masters and their techniques for creating works of art
- You want to improve your painting skills
Take a journey back in time in Painting Techniques of the Masters with Mark Menendez. With expert and artist Mark Menendez as your tour guide, explore the secret painting techniques of seven old masters like Van Gogh, da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Hals. Learn to apply their processes like transferring a drawing to a panel, a dry brush technique for softening edges, and tips on composition and more. Take the skills you learn from the masters and apply the same technique to give your artwork a modern subject matter with a timeless flair!
In Techniques of the Masters Video you will learn:
- Different methods for transferring your drawings to your surface
- How to improve your paintings with different brushstrokes and painting tips
- About the famous painters themselves and their subjects
- About color techniques and how it varies for artist
Preview now to learn how da Vinci transferred his line drawings to his painting surface. You’ll also learn how to apply Reuben’s serpentine contours to your own work, and Vermeer’s trick to getting realistic results in his paintings.
You can also download each chapter from this video individually!
Lesson 1, Leonardo da Vinci's Smoky Effects
Lesson 2, Michelangelo & Rubens: Line & Contour
Lesson 3: Rembrandt & Hals | Lights & Darks
Lesson 4: Vermeer's Realism
Lesson 5: Van Gogh's Line & Color
To get the most out of your paintings, make sure you take a look at the other video workshops in this series:
Basic Color Mixing Techniques with Mark Menendez
Basic Drawing Techniques with Mark Menendez
#2, #4, #6, #8, #10, Bright Oil Brushes
#2 Watercolor Round
1/2”Wave Brushes, Angle and Filbert
Cadmium Red Light
Cadmium Yellow Light
Solvent (for cleaning brushes)
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Mark Menendez is an acclaimed artist with works housed in several permanent private and corporate collections, and has illustrated books for several publications, including Anne Rice’s The Mummy, as well as several children’s books. He teaches several art classes and workshops per year that cover a wide variety of mediums and styles, helping students develop their skills without being bound to one genre or medium.