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Q: Oil Painting - How To DVD's? ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Oil Painting - How To DVD's?
Category: Sports and Recreation > Hobbies and Crafts
Asked by: 6ra3-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 18 Feb 2005 07:58 PST
Expires: 20 Mar 2005 07:58 PST
Question ID: 476554

I'm looking for some DVD's on how to oil paint and possibly how to
maintain my equipment.  My area of interest in painting live
creatures, animals and humans.. in humans I like their faces.

Thank you.

Subject: Re: Oil Painting - How To DVD's?
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 18 Feb 2005 09:23 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Mao,

Below you will find the results of my research regarding oil painting DVDs.

The Illuminations Series addresses many of the basic elements of
painting that many beginning painters fail to learn because they may
not have access to good instructive art sources.

ILLUMINATIONS Video Series (Basic Oil Painting Concepts)


Illuminations Vol. 1 - "Understanding Color" 

Illuminations Vol. 2 - "Color Solutions" 

Illuminations Vol. 3 - "Drawing for Painters - 1 (Landscapes)" - Available Now 

Illuminations Vol. 4 - "Drawing for Painters - 2 (Still-Life)" 

Illuminations Vol. 5 - "Light & Shadow" 

Illuminations Vol. 6 - "Children's Facial Features" 

Illuminations Vol. 7 - "Painting Metals: Copper & Brass" 

Illuminations Vol. 8 - "Constable Country: Painting the Landscape with
a Limited, 3-Color Palette"

Illuminations Vol. 9 - "Drawing the Head in Oil (from life)" 

Illuminations Vol. 10 - "Painting Ethnic Fleshtones (from the same palette)" 

Johnnie Liliedahl Publications

Also available at Amazon:
Painting Children's Facial Features, Illuminations! Series, Basic Oil
Painting Concepts

Available on DVD!

Other products:


Helen Van Wyk Instructional Videos

Oil-Painting Techniques and Procedures
From the planning and placement of the items to the finishing touches,
Helen takes viewers step-by-step through the process of painting a
DVD (116 min) 

A Portrait: Step-by-Step
From bare canvas to stunning likeness, Helen helps beginning artists
gain the skills they need to improve every portrait. (Higher price due
to direct ownership of Helen?s husband)
DVD (60 min)

Special Offer

How to Order


John Lovett 


?Learn the Impressionists technique of reducing your subject to a few
simple shapes, then see how to build these into a finished painting
full of life and vitality?



How to care for brushes, clean them and what each one is used for is
includes on the following DVD:

Basic Techniques of Oil Painting Preparation Lesson

?Preparation, the first DVD in our Series of Basic Techinques, covers
what you need to know about brushes, paints, easels and canvas. We
will also show you how to apply mediums, explain what they are, and
what medium does. You'll see how to care for brushes, clean them, and
what each one is used for. We'll show many details that you need to
know before you begin actually painting.?


Peggy Harris DVDs and Videos 

One of the world's most-loved painters of baby animals

Paint with Love Volume 2 in acrylics or oils!

2 Hour VHS Video.......$35.95 Cdn...$32.50 US

If you paint in acrylics, oils or both and you'd like to be able to produce
the same soft, realistic "look" that Peggy harris deos, this is the DVD you want!
The "Harris method" is explained and demonstrated in detail by the master,
herself...Peggy Harris.  

Paint with Love now available in DVD


Search criteria:
Oil painting DVD
Oil painting instruction DVD
Beginner?s oil painting
Art instruction DVD

I hope you find this information helpful!

Best regards,
6ra3-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Thank you Bobbie7, the answer was well researched, to the point and on the dot.

I'll be posting another question about supplies.

Thank you.


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