Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh

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

How to Paint a Bokeh background in Wildlife Art

bokeh (/ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay) (Japanese: [boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image forcing us to focus our attention on a particular area of the image. In this case, a Quetzal; A sacred bird to the Ancient Mayan Natives of Mexico. This is a technique that takes the aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus blur and allows you to … Continue reading How to Paint a Bokeh background in Wildlife Art

How to Clean your Gravity Feed Airbrush

Cleaning your Airbrush is the most important aspect of Airbrushing, even more so than actually painting with it! Anh Pham takes you step-by-step, as he shows you how to deep clean your Airbrush. This in-depth technique is great for cleaning your brush between uses and ultimately maintaining the performance of your Airbrush. Step 1: After spraying your project and your ready to clean the paint … Continue reading How to Clean your Gravity Feed Airbrush