Afraid of the Next Brushstroke?

Have you ever found it tough to put down that next brushstroke for fear it will mess up the painting that you just spent all morning working on? Believe it or not, Master Pastellist and Oil Painter of America member, Michael Chesley Johnson, has been there. But, he's developed a method for moving past that point, and his secret is really quite simple–he "makes his best guess" and then adjusts at later stages.

Michael shows you how to paint stroke by stroke, adjusting along the way.
Michael shows you how to paint stroke by stroke, adjusting along the way.
Michael's finished landscape painting.
Michael's finished landscape painting.

In his new art instruction video series from ArtistsNetwork.tv, Michael shares painting techniques for color mixing, composition, correcting mistakes and more, that will boost your confidence and allow you to make accurate judgements of your subject and achieve painting success.

You can take home his secrets for success with his new collection at NorthLightShop.com. Or stream his videos at ArtistsNetwork.tv, starting this week with The Secret to Oil Painting with Light & Color. Preview this video here now for color mixing and oil painting tips you can apply to your own work right away. You'll enjoy this comfortable, easy pace to painting. No pressure to get it right the first time–Michael shows you how to just get the paint on the surface to start, and then adjust as you go!

–Jennifer

 

 

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