Category Archives: Demo Video

A Still Life Painting Demonstration

An alla prima still life of a silver bowl and lemon slice on white, against a grey and deep red background. This video takes you through the composition, drawing, blocking-in stage and up to the initial detailing stage. These are the most important parts of the painting process as they’re the foundation for everything that […]

181017 Demonstration of Alla Prima Landscape Painting from a Photo

A demonstration from this morning’s art class of Alla Prima Landscape Painting from a Photo. The object is to try to have the painting look like it was done from life. So don’t get drawn into slavishly copying the photographic reference. Palette: Titanium white, Cadmium yellow pale hue, permanent rose, cobalt blue, ivory black and […]

181016: Demonstration of an Alla Prima Painting: Blue Bottle on Blue

Today’s class demonstration of an alla prima style painting still life. Oils on canvas board by Kevin McSherry. I’m using Winton oils -the same palette of colours my students use: Titanium White, cadmium yellow pale hue, permanent rose, cobalt blue, ivory black and burnt umber.

181008 an Alla Prima Demonstration Speedpainting

Alla Prima Demonstration Speedpainting. White on White with a voiceover explaining the salient points during the process. This oils still life study took about 45 minutes. The video is about 2.5 minutes As usual, I’m using the paints that most of my students use: Winsor & Newton Winton oil paints. If you’d like to join […]