By Matt Fussell
Below you'll find a collection of tutorials focused on still life. This includes demonstrations on floral subjects and various other objects. The media and technique vary, so the approach to each subject will vary as well.
Charcoal Still Life Excerpts
Draw a still life using white and black charcoal on gray paper in this tutorial that features excerpts from a 1 hour live tutorial.
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How to Draw a Rose with Charcoal
Learn how to draw a rose with charcoal by using the eraser to erase out highlights.
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Expressive Watercolor Painting
Learn how an underpainting can be used to produce expressive colors in a watercolor painting.
Ink Wash Still Life - Excerpts
Learn how to use ink wash to create a still life painting in this tutorial that features excerpts of a 1 hour Live Lesson.
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The Basics of Gouache Painting
Excerpts of a 1 hour Live Lesson on painting with gouache
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Watercolor Pencil Demonstration
Learn how to paint an iris using watercolor pencils in this video. (excerpts from a Live Lesson)
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Knife Painting with Acrylics
Learn how to create an acrylic painting using painting knives in this free video tutorial.
Acrylic Still Life - Underpainting
Acrylic still life demonstration - excerpts from 2 live lessons. Learn the importance of underpainting.
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Oil Pastel Still Life
Learn how to draw a still life with oil pastels with these excerpts from 2 live lessons.
Drawing with Value - Excerpts from a Live Lesson
Learn how to use value to create the illusion of form and light in this tutorial that features excerpts from a 1 hour drawing demonstration.
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Colored Pencils Drawing Tutorial - Marbles
How to draw marbles and other reflective objects with colored pencils.
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Colored Pencil Tutorial - Cherries - Excerpts
Gain insights on how to use colored pencils in this tutorial that features excerpts from a 1 hour live lesson.
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