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Jam Painting by Allison Maletz

Alright readers.  Looking to jam out with the kids?  Check out this step by step portrait painting of these two little munchkins.  Allison Maletz is a gifted watercolor artist, and we can't wait to see what she does next.  more videos please!

Get Really Close–No One's Going to Call Security

What was that beautiful work I saw at the Met? Which room was Sargent's portrait painting, Madame X, in? I loved that Renoir but didn't have time to go back and spend a little more time with that work and that work alone. How do I answer these questions? Simply, Google Art Project. Google Art…

Part 06: The Portrait with David McLeod

Learn from realist painter David McLeod as he teaches you how to take a portrait from start to finish in this in depth workshop series.  McLeod takes you into the foundation of painting to create a realistic portrait.

Perspective Drawing: How to Draw Shadows

This clip from Perspective Made Simple gives a great overview on how to draw shadows in a perspective drawing. Another one of the essential perspective drawing lessons you'll need to create a convincing sense of space in your drawings and paintings. Enjoy!

Is It Ever Too Late to Start Painting?

Not if artist Claudia Seymour has anything to say about it. Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Seymour at the Salmagundi Club in New York City to create two three-hour DVDs with her, including this year's The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil. Spring Things by Claudia Seymour, oil on linen, 2011, 18 x…

How to Photograph Your Painting

This question is on all of our minds: "I've finished a great piece of art, but how do I get it out there for the world to see?"  This is a great introduction to photographing your work of art from our friends at Saatchi Online.  Check it out!

Part 5: The Portrait with David McLeod

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Part 04: The Portrait with David McLeod

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Part 3: The Portrait with David McLeod

Learn from realist painter David McLeod as he teaches you how to take a portrait from start to finish in this in depth workshop series. McLeod takes you into the foundation of painting to create a realistic portrait.

Part 2: The Portrait with David McLeod

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