Art videos are great way to learn painting. Watch and learn from a close up vantage point...Observe the artist's hand movement, the way the brush is controlled, the amount of paint used, as well as the way the paint is applied to the surface. From a front row seat, you can learn from our teachers who want to share all that they know with you.
Acrylic Painting Technique - Mottling with Artist Neadeen Masters
Create a mottled background for your still life, floral paintings, and wildlife portraits. It's much more dimensional than a plain flat background. Mottled backgrounds create depth, and eye movement. This suggests a greater sense of the three dimensional illusion...As well, there are several other technical benefits when you set your subjects against mottled backgrounds.
The video demonstration above is a short snippet from one of our acrylic classes. Artist and teacher Neadeen Masters demonstrates the background treatment used in painting the organic leaf composition featured in the class below...
Visit our You Tube Video Channel for a wide selection of art videos, plus short snippets from many our different online art classes.