Airbrushing Waves on Canvas

The best way to really study waves is not painting them, it is watching them. Watching them crash endlessly on the shore is something that has fascinated me ever since I was a little boy. Today I will show you how I paint waves using the airbrush and paint brushes. So, grab your paints and let’s get to it. Artist’s Tool Box: Airbrush Compressor Paint … Continue reading Airbrushing Waves on Canvas

How to Airbrush Portraits-A short Glimpse

So, one of the most challenging things to tackle in Airbrushing would have to be painting portraits. One more challenging thing about portraits is painting the faces of women and children compared to the portraitures of, let’s say old men with wrinkles. The reason being, women and children have smooth skin and are less forgiving for mistakes or overpainting. Old men with wrinkles can accept … Continue reading How to Airbrush Portraits-A short Glimpse

How to paint realistic Pet Portraits from a Photo

Welcome back to the Painter’s Forum! Today we will be looking at the technique on how to paint a per portrait from a photo. Painting a pet portrait can be just as challenging as painting a human portrait because the owners of the pets know every little detail about their dog or cat. If the eyes are too wide or far apart from each other, … Continue reading How to paint realistic Pet Portraits from a Photo

Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh technique

Welcome back to another fun little demo and time lapse video of how to paint a hummingbird, in mid flight.  I like to use several different illusions in this painting.  The background is a photography technique called Bokeh which is the use of out of focus backgrounds to emphasize the subject matter.  Another really fun technique, which is also a photographers technique and that is … Continue reading Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh technique

The Asset – Time-Lapsed Demo Video

Congratulations to “The Shape of Water” on their big win at this year’s Academy Awards. They took home 4 Oscars including Best Director and Best Picture! In light of their big win, Artist Anh Pham paints a portrait of the Asset or “the Creature”.  Check out this quick demo video on exactly how this was created. Artist’s Tool box: Airbrush: MAS G44 Acrylics:  USA AB-KIT-S24 18″ … Continue reading The Asset – Time-Lapsed Demo Video