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Welcome to Painting Rocks & Water

A Series of Landscape Painting Techniques



Intro Rock Preview ThumbTechnique Introduction

Start with the basic three plane method and learn ways to freehand rocks and water in your paintings.



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C701 Painting Rocks and Water

C701 Painting Rocks and Water
>  5 Designs
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Price: $125.00

Rock Preview ThumbPainting Rocks & Water Basic Techniques

The video is filmed at a slower painting speed so you can see and study the techniques. David shows his "negative water" technique used to create gentle movement in the water. Then explore painting knife and brush techniques used to create dimensional rocks. This vide

River Preview ThumbRiver Gorge

This lesson features a beautiful river gorge with faster-moving water. Learn to paint the faster water and how to make the water drop over rocks while balancing the composition. David shows how to sketch and freehand this painting. Painted on a larger canvas, this lesson is about 4 hours of video.




Mountain River Preview ThumbMountain River

This time, the design features a mountain river with slow, calm water. Painting low and transparent water can be challenging, so David shows you how to adjust the techniques. Learn to visualize the mountains and rocks in planes and track daylight through the river's passage. This painting is about 3 hours of video education. 


Waterfall Preview ThumbWaterfall and Rocks

It all comes together in this final design. David shows you how to combine rushing, falling water with a tranquil pool and rock wall.  Learn to use color in new ways to create different a quiet evergreen forest. This design is more than 5 hours of painting videos.


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Materials Used:

Brushes & Tools

Fusion Flats
3/4" Fusion Flat
bristles#1,4 Bristle Filberts or Flats #5 Liquitex Painting Knife

Heritage MultiMedia Acrylics

Red Violet Naphthol Red Lt Hansa Yellow Titanium White
Pine Green Phthalo Blue Burnt Sienna Yellow oxideYellow Oxide
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