Learn How to Paint TEDDY BEAR TEA TIME with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this adorable plush stuffed animal still life image of “TEDDY BEAR TEA TIME” with acrylic paint. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to develop a realistic shape and form on the fluffy animal and on the tea pot, cup and saucer. This painting is filled with the inspiration of a child’s imagination with a little whimsical touch. Your bear could be wearing a bow tie, glasses, or even a scarf if you would like, let your imagination steer the evolution of this painting. With the dramatic texture of the fur and the vintage color on the wall, the image has a warm cozy feel to it. You’ll learn how to build the fur using layering and stippling techniques creating dimension throughout the body. The painting will come to life with the shimmering twinkle in the eyes and the 3d illusion from the ceramic pottery. Bringing this cute little bear to life will feel magical, but you’ll also learn some valuable lessons along the way to create realistic looking elements that will appear to pop out of the canvas with a real photo quality. With perfectly proportioned features in the cubs body and realistic movement in the arms and pot, the round sitting bear will look like he’s ready to invite everyone to his personal tea party. The soft color in the fur, with the texture and dimension, lets you imagine how cuddly this bear is to snuggle up to. With the construction of the composition you’ll learn to paint this realistic looking charming friend who is serving up his finest tea. Creativity is always encouraged, just have fun with it! This painting is sure to impress the viewer and compliment the décor of any room. Using only 3 brushes and 6 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece with a magnificent enchanting and loveable plush stuffed animal with a captivating expression, who’s excited about the day in front of him. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/607876f1072e1120a9f8cd95/1618507506316/TeddyBearTeaParty-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), #8 round synthetic (medium), #4 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), chrome orange, phthalo green
Other: #2 pencil, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. #2 pencil – Draw outline of bear
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint background with black, green and white
3. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the base coat for bear with brown
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint shadows under bear with black and light green (made in step 2)
5. #8 round brush – Paint 1st layer of muzzle and bottom of feet with brown, yellow and white
6. #8 round brush – Paint 1st layer of facial and foot features with black
7. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint shadows on bear with brown and black
8. #8 round brush – Paint 1st layer of teapot, cup and saucer with black and white
9. #4 round brush – Finish facial features with black, orange, brown, white and tan (made in step 5)
10. #4 round brush – Finish bottom of feet with tan, white, brown and black
11. #4 round brush – Paint highlights and shadows for teapot, cup and saucer with black, brown, white and light gray (made in step 8)
12. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint decorations on teapot, cup and saucer with white, green, orange and yellow
13. #4 round brush – Sign with black

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip at Home: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Paint and Sip Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint MYSTICAL FAIRY CASTLE with Acrylic – Paint & Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this realistic fantasy image of “MYSTICAL FAIRY CASTLE” with acrylic paint. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to develop a realistic landscape with mountains, a lake and an island with a magical castle emerging from the fog. This landscape is being sprinkled with a bit of dust being blown by a beautiful flying fairy with long hair, large wings and a flowing dress. Visualize the sky to be a sunrise or sunset, morning or evening, dawn or dusk… your imagination will steer the evolution of this painting. With the dramatic light from the sky casting highlights and shadows onto the castle walls and the body of the fairy, the painting will come to life with the shimmering reflections in the water. You’ll learn how to add dimension in the landscape and castle with the use of properly placed highlights and shadows, and in the misty fog with a layering technique. You’ll also learn how to paint a reflection in the water using a repetitive process technique. Despite the painting being unrealistic in nature, it will look 3d with the realistic elements, and certain pieces will appear to pop out of the canvas with a real photo quality. With perfectly proportioned features in the fairy body and realistic movement in the wings and clothing being blown by the wind, the feminine person will look like she’s casting a spell onto the building with her spirited dust that she is blowing toward the fortress. The brilliant color in the sky, with the moody clouds, lets you know that the weather is perfect for this adventure. With the construction of the composition you’ll learn to paint this realistic looking outdoor dreamy image with a floating goddess and a castle fit for a king. Creativity is always encouraged, just have fun with it! This painting is sure to impress the viewer and compliment the décor of any room. Using only 2 brushes and 7 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece with a magnificent lively landscape and a charming fairy who’s excited about the day in front of her. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/6071e14cf9e2152dd7060bda/1618075981511/MysticalFairyCastle-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), #6 round synthetic (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), purple violet, fluorescent orange, ultramarine blue
Other: #2 pencil, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the sky with black, purple, blue, orange, yellow and white
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the sky with black, purple, blue, orange, yellow and white
3. pencil – Draw outline of mountains
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the base coat for the mountains with brown, purple and orange
5. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish the mountains with white, yellow, orange, brown and purple
6. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the land silhouette with black
7. #6 round brush – Paint base coat of castle with purple, brown, orange, yellow and white
8. #6 round brush – Paint base coat for fairy body with purple, orange and black
9. #6 round brush – Paint 1st step to fair reflection with fairy color (made in step 8)
10. #6 round brush – Finish castle and it’s reflection with fairy color, black, orange, yellow and white
11. #6 round brush – Finish fairy and her reflection with fairy color, black, yellow, orange and white
12. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint fog with black, blue and white
13. #6 round brush – sign with black

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip at Home: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Paint and Sip Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint VINEYARD ALLEYWAY with Acrylic – Fun Paint & Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION – This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this lovely landscape image of “VINEYARD ALLEYWAY” with acrylic paint. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to develop a realistic natural looking landscape of grape farm with traveling vines, foliage, and brilliant shadows pulling the viewer down the path into a warm summer day. Maybe the time of year is spring, summer, or early fall… you can use your imagination! You’ll learn how to add atmospheric dimension in the sky with an easy blending technique and in the canopy draped field using a stippling brush stroke creating an impressionistic display of leaves. You’ll also learn how to paint grape clusters that look 3d with a layering process giving a real photo quality. With perfectly proportioned size variations in the wooded plant vines and posts, you’ll create a painting full of depth and perspective. Using strategically placed shadows and highlights the ground will come to life with small mounds of dirt beneath the canopy. The bright afternoon sunshine makes it’s way through the delicious fruit that’s ready to be picked and crushed into a fine wine. With the construction of the composition you’ll learn to paint this realistic looking outdoor oasis with purple and blue influencing the color palette and sunlight igniting the energy of it. You can customize it to be the representation people walking down the path, changing the purple grapes to white ones, or a wine barrel resting on the ground… just have fun with it! This painting is sure to impress the viewer and compliment the décor of any room. Using only 3 brushes and 8 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece with a magnificent lively sky in a charming tranquil setting. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/606c979a7e899061020c0739/1617729435410/Vineyard+Alleyway-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), #8 round synthetic brush (medium), #4 round synthetic (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), green oxide, burnt sienna (rust), cobalt blue, violet purple
Other: palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the sky with blue and white
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of ground with brown, white and yellow
3. #8 round brush – Paint 1st layer of posts with brown and black
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of greenery with black, brown and green
5. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish ground with black, brown, rust, tan (made in step 2), yellow and white
6. #8 round brush – Paint 1st layer of grapes with violet purple, black and white
7. #4 round brush – Finish posts with white, yellow, rust, brown and black
8. #4 round brush – Paint 2nd step of grapes with white, violet and lavender/plum (made in step 6)
9. #4 round brush – Paint shadows on grapes with black, violet and lavender
10. #4 round brush – Finish grapes with with and violet
11. #4 round brush – Paint highlights in greenery with white, yellow and green
12. #4 round brush – Paint vines with rust and black
13. #4 round brush – Sign with rust

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip at Home: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Paint and Sip Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint BARKING JOY RIDE with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Fun Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this adorable summer landscape pet portrait of “BARKING JOY RIDE” with acrylic paint. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to develop a realistic natural looking furry friend hanging out the side of an automobile window on a bright summer day with a blue clear sky, the hint of roadside land and a road leading around the corner. Maybe your dog is a poodle, a Labrador, a terrier, or just a mutt, as mine is. Get inspired by your own pooch or use your imagination to create a unique mixed breed! You’ll learn how to add dimension in the landscape with the use of subtle perspective, in the car with minimal details and in the dog’s fur and body shape with a layering technique. You’ll also learn how to paint a reflection in the glasses using an impressionistic style of painting. With the addition of properly placed shadows and highlights the glasses will appear to be 3d and pop out of the canvas with a real photo quality. With perfectly proportioned features in the canines face and realistic movement in the fur being blown by the wind, the adorable puppy will look like it’s having the time of its life just watching the world go by on the warm summer day as he travels to the beach, or for a hike, or to a picnic, or to the park. The brilliant color in the sky, void of any clouds, lets you know that the weather is perfect for this adventure. With the construction of the composition you’ll learn to paint this realistic looking outdoor activity with a car traveling down a country road with the drivers best friend enjoying the fresh air. Customize the dog if you’d like with different color fur, a collar, or a different style of sunglasses. Creativity is always encouraged, just have fun with it! This painting is sure to impress the viewer and compliment the décor of any room. Using only 2 brushes and 7 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece with a magnificent lively landscape and a charming canine who’s excited about the day in front of him. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/6069ea182e1ac71890189698/1617553944753/Barking+Joy+Ride-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), #6 round synthetic (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), green oxide, fire red, cobalt blue
Other: #2 pencil, 9 inch paper plate, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. #2 pencil and paper plate – Draw initial sketch
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the sky with blue and white
3. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the road with black, brown and white
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the land with black, brown, green, yellow and white
5. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint base coat of car with black
6. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint base coat of dog with brown
7. #6 round brush – Paint car details with brown, yellow, white and black
8. #6 round brush – Paint 1st layer of glasses, nose and mouth with black
9. 1/2 inch bristle brush – 2nd step to fur with black, brown, red, yellow and white
10. #6 round brush – Paint the colored part of rim glasses with red and white
11. #6 round brush – Paint the reflections inside glasses with blue, white, brown, green, yellow and black
12. #6 round brush – Finish nose with black, brown and white
13. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish fur with brown, tan (made in step 7), white, red and yellow
14. #6 round brush – sign with black

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip at Home: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Paint and Sip Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint EARLY MORNING FISHING with Acrylic – Paint & Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION – This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this lovely landscape image of “EARLY MORNING FISHING” with acrylic paint. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to develop a realistic natural looking body of water with distant woods, a small marsh island, and a long row boat carrying two people who are out for an early morning journey together on a calm lake, pond, or ocean inlet. Maybe the time of year is spring, summer, or early fall… you can use your imagination! You’ll learn how to add atmospheric dimension in the sky and in the ripples of the water by painting in a loose abstract style using complimentary colors in the water giving the illusion of a reflection. You’ll also learn how to paint silhouettes of the people with a sunshine glow on their faces and soft highlights on the clothing giving a real photo quality. With perfectly proportioned sizes in the people and strategically placed shadows and highlights, the skinny 3d rowboat will look like it’s gently resting in the water just waiting for the fish to be caught on the lines from the fishing poles that have been cast into the water. The soft morning haze, or fog, lifting off of the water adds a sense of quiet stillness in this secluded fishing cove. With the construction of the composition you’ll learn to paint this realistic looking outdoor activity with two people enjoying the company of one another. You can customize it to be the representation of any people that you would like. Make it your own with a father and daughter, mother and son, two sisters, two friends, or even a lady and her dog… just have fun with it! This painting is sure to impress the viewer and compliment the décor of any room. Using only 3 brushes and 7 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece with a magnificent lively sky in a charming tranquil setting. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/6064b337033f9d32b6bf5d4c/1617212215921/Early+Morning+Fishing-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), #8 round synthetic brush (medium), #1 round synthetic (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, chrome yellow, burnt umber (brown), green oxide, fluorescent orange, ultramarine blue
Other: palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the sky with blue, white, yellow and orange
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the water with black, blue, white, yellow and orange
3. #8 round brush – Paint the sun with white, yellow and orange
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the distant land with black, brown, green, yellow and white
5. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish main water area with black, brown, green, yellow, orange, blue and white
6. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint basecoat for marsh island with black and brown
7. #8 round brush – Paint 1st layer of boat with black
8. #8 round brush – Finish marsh island with brown, orange, yellow, green and white
9. #1 round brush – Paint 1st coat of people with black
10. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint sunbeams with white and yellow
11. #1 round brush – Paint fishing poles with black and white
12. #1 round brush – Finish people with blue, white, black, orange, yellow and rust (made in step 8)
13. #8 round brush – Finish boat with black, brown, green, orange, yellow and white
14. #8 round brush – Paint shadow and reflections of boat with white, black, brown, blue, green, orange and yellow
15. #1 round brush – Sign with black

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Learn How to Paint TITMOUSE AND TULIPS with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this spring inspired landscape image of “TITMOUSE AND TULIPS” with a stunning out of focus forest, a glowing meadow, a delicate farm picket fence, a tiny tufted bird and some brilliant bold flowers. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to create this realistic piece of art with depth in the distant woods and in the wild grass, dimension in the petals and a sweet expression on the birds face. Holding onto the pointed post on the fence, the small bird is staring off into the distance wondering what the day will bring. You’ll learn to draw a basic outline of a small bird that’s standing tall. You’ll learn how to paint the flowers using a layering affect that will teach you how to use the value scale and you’ll learn to paint 3-d affects on the fence with a couple of simple lines. The strong posture of the bird with his fluffy feathers and tufted head will make you want to join him in this warm country landscape that is bursting with natural life and floral energy. Using only 3 brushes and 6 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece inspired by bright summer colors and a tiny local bird with warm atmospheric dimension that is sure to compliment the wall of any home. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/60381884e5fb9e29c52c34c5/1614289028121/Titmouse+and+Tulips-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas
Brushes: 1/2 flat bristle (large), #8 round (medium), #1 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, fluorescent pink, burnt umber (brown), green oxide
Other: palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 bristle brush – Paint the out of focus forest with black, brown, green and yellow
2. 1/2 bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of ground with yellow, white, green and brown
3. #8 round brush – Paint fence posts with brown and white
4. #8 round brush – Paint fence rail with brown, white and black
5. #1 round brush – Paint fence nails with brown, white and black
6. #8 round brush – Paint wild grass with brown, green, yellow and white
7. #1 round brush – Paint 1st layer of tufted titmouse bird with black and white
8. #8 round brush – Paint basecoat for flower tops with yellow, pink, brown and white
9. #1 round brush – Paint shadow and dark areas on bird with black, white, brown, yellow and peach/orange (made in step 8)
10. #1 round brush – Finish bird with black, white, brown, yellow and peach/orange
11. #8 round brush – Finish flower petals with peach/orange, dark pink (made in step 8), white, yellow and pink
12. #8 round brush – Paint stems and sepals with brown, green, yellow and white
13. #1 round brush – Sign with black

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip at Home: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Paint and Sip Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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How to Paint ELEPHANT GIVING AN IRIS with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this powerful and majestic image of “ELEPHANT GIVING AN IRIS”. You’ll learn basic painting tips and techniques that will have you painting a realistic wildlife animal portrait of an African Elephant holding a beautiful Iris flower in his trunk as he is offering it as a gift. The Iris flower and elephant symbolize intelligence and wisdom making this a perfect match in a composition. The intense stare of the wise animal and the delicate petals of the vibrant flower will capture the viewer’s attention. With the large three-dimensional tusk appearing realistic and the wrinkles adding texture to the painting, this impressive beast will not only bring you joy to look at, but you will also learn some valuable painting techniques. This painting lesson will teach you how to create realistic looking dimension with properly placed highlights and shadows, and it will provide you with a solid learning experience and maybe your internal pride will emerge along the way. You’ll learn how to draw a simple outline of the animal face and body that will provide a solid guide to start from with structure and form. You’ll also learn to paint dimension in the flower by utilizing the dark background as a base and blending colors in a layered way to enhance the intensity. You’ll learn to use a dry brush technique to build contour shadows and highlights adding volume to the form of the head, face, trunk and skin providing a realistic visual effect. This captivating creation may have you wanting to paint an entire family of large game animals with their powerful presence, but I suggest you start with just one…lol! Using only 3 brushes and 6 colors we’ll create this compelling and stunning piece of art that will bring joy to any décor. So, let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/604bbcb3751905014956c1db/1615576244546/Elephant+Giving+an+Iris-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas
Brushes: 1/2 flat bristle (large), 1/4 inch flat bristle (medium), #6 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), green oxide, fire red
Other: #2 pencil, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. #2 pencil – Draw outline for elephant
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint basecoat of elephant with black, brown and white (dark gray)
3. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint background with black
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint contour highlights with dark gray (made in step 2 and white)
5. 1/4 inch bristle brush – Paint contour shadows with black, dark gray, light gray (made in step 4)
6. #6 round brush – Paint tusk with light gray, brown, black and white
7. #6 round brush – Paint eye and the surrounding wrinkles with red, yellow, white, black, light gray and dark gray
8. 1/4 inch bristle and #6 round brushes – Finish elephant details with black, dark gray, light gray, brown and white
9. #6 round brush – Paint 1st layer of flower with red
10. #6 round brush – Paint stem and leaves with green, yellow, brown, black and white
11. #6 round brush – Finish flower with red, yellow, white and black
12. #6 round brush – Sign with dark gray

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip Videos: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip Website: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter Website: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint “PAINTER’S LIBRARY” with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this customizable image of “PAINTER’S LIBRARY”. You’ll learn basic painting tips and techniques that will have you painting a realistic still life painting showing an assortment of literature standing upright on a shelf with the focus being on the open book with pages forming the shape of a heart. Holding the books up is a ceramic style cup filled with your favorite paint brushes acting as a bookend. The titles and genre of the books is left up to your imagination. Make it personal, or send a message with the words or names you choose to write on the binders. With the three-dimensional illusion created by the composition, it will appear realistic and look like the pages are jumping off of your canvas (pun intended…lol). This creation will not only bring you joy to look at, but you will also learn some valuable painting techniques along the way. This painting lesson will teach you how to create realistic looking dimension with properly placed highlights and shadows. It will provide you with a firm learning experience and maybe your own personal artistic story line will emerge along the way. You’ll learn how to draw a simple outline of the books that will provide a solid guide to start from with the structure and layout of the composition. You’ll also learn to paint dimension in the books by utilizing the dark background as a base and blending colors in a layered way to enhance the intensity. You’ll learn to blend colors with easy techniques that will show you how to adjust colors to the way you like to see them. This captivating creation may have you wanting to paint an entire bookcase of your favorite pieces of literature, but I suggest you start with just a few selections to get you going…lol! Using only 3 brushes and 8 colors we’ll create this compelling and stunning piece of art that will bring joy and interest to any décor. So, let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/604f4db0e89f7c51417def10/1615809968627/PaintersLibrary-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), 1/4 inch flat synthetic brush (medium), #1 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), green oxide, fire red, cobalt blue, burnt sienna (rust)
Other: #2 pencil, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the wall with black
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the surface with brown, rust and yellow
3. chalk – Draw outline for open book
4. chalk – Draw outline for upright books and cup
5. 1/4 inch flat brush – Paint base coat for open book with brown
6. 1/4 inch flat brush – Paint base coat for upright books and cup with black, brown, rust, yellow, white, green, red and blue
7. #1 round brush – Paint base coat for paint brushes with black and white
8. 1/4 inch flat brush – Paint highlights and shadow on upright books and cup with black, white and book colors used in step #6
9. 1/4 inch flat brush – Finish open book with red, yellow, white, brown and black
10. #1 round brush – Finish brushes with black, brown, yellow, rust, red, peach and white
11. 1/4 inch flat brush – Paint shadows on surface with black and brown
12. #1 round brush – Paint decorative elements and words on book binders with black, white, brown, yellow, blue, green and red
13. #1 round brush – Sign with black

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip Videos: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip Website: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter Website: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint PROUD PEACOCK with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Fun Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this strikingly stunning image of “PROUD PEACOCK”. You’ll learn basic painting tips and techniques that will have you painting a realistic wildlife animal painting of a colorful pristine bird with it’s plume of feathers fully displayed. The male Indian or Asiatic Peafowl dancing around with his full extravagant plumage out with the eye-spotted train in his attempt to court the females and get their attention. With the large iridescent colors of his chest and crown complimenting the flow of his beautiful tail feathers, he’ll catch anyone’s eye! This gorgeous pheasant will not only bring you joy to look at, but you will also learn some valuable painting techniques. This painting lesson will teach you how to create realistic looking dimension with properly placed highlights and shadows and how to layer the feathers by creating painterly visual cues that give an illusion of reality. It will provide you with a solid learning experience and maybe a sense of personal pride will emerge along the way. You’ll learn how to draw a simple outline of the body and face that will provide a good base to start from with structure and form. You’ll learn to paint dimension in the eye with blending colors on the canvas. You’ll also learn how to layer different tones of the same color for realistic visual effects. This captivating creation may have you wanting to paint an entire flock to fill your walls, but I suggest you start with just one…lol! Using only 3 brushes and 8 colors we’ll create this vibrant bird with perfect posture that will bring life to any décor. So, let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/6047cbfe0b621d70fe407bbd/1615318015558/Proud+Peacock-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas
Brushes: 1/2 flat bristle (large), #10 round (medium), #3 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, chrome yellow, burnt umber (brown), phthalo green, cobalt blue, fluorescent purple, chrome orange
Other: chalk, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint the background with black
2. chalk – Draw the outline of the peacock
3. #10 round brush – Paint the quills with brown and white
4. #10 round brush – Paint basecoat on main section of bird with blue
5. #10 round brush – Paint 1st step on feathers with phthalo green, orange, brown, white and yellow
6. #10 round brush – Paint 1st layer of saddle with chrome orange, yellow and white
7. #10 round brush – Paint 2nd step of feathers with light orange (mixed in step #6)
8. #3 round brush – Paint the beak with brown, white, black, yellow and orange
9. #3 round brush – Finish the face with light orange, yellow, white, brown, black, blue, phthalo green and chrome orange
10. #10 round brush – Paint 3rd step of feathers with blue, phthalo green, yellow and white
11. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish blue part of body with black, blue, phthalo green and white
12. #10 round brush – Paint 2nd step on saddle with forest green (mixed in step #5), light yellow (mixed in step #10) and white
13. #10 round brush – Paint greenery around feathers with forest green, yellow and white
14. #3 round brush – Finish feathers with black, purple and light blue (mixed in step #10)
15. #3 round brush – Finish saddle with black, yellow and white
16. #10 round brush – Paint head piece with black, blue, phthalo green, white and brown
17. #3 round brush – Sign with light blue

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip Videos: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip Website: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter Website: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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Learn How to Paint BEACH FLIGHT KITE with Acrylic – Paint and Sip at Home – Step by Step Tutorial

VIDEO DESCRIPTION This painting tutorial will take you through easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to paint this summer inspired coastal image of “BEACH FLIGHT KITE” with a stunning dusk glow in the sunset sky that is reflecting in the shallow water of the waves rolling into the shore while a young girl runs with her colorful kite in hopes of catching the last good wind to set her kit in flight. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to create this realistic piece of art with a woman with long wavy hair wearing a flowing white beach dress running through the beach sand with sand dunes just beyond her path. Holding onto her brightly striped cloth kite, she’ll soon let go of it and set it free like a beautiful bird. You’ll learn to draw basic outline of a female figure that gives form and shape to the body beneath the clothes. With a dry brush technique you’ll learn how to create dimension and reflections on the water with subtle blending of the surrounding colors and properly placed highlights and shadows. The strong posture of this girl and the flow of her dress, hair and fabric in the kite and movement to this painting that make you want to run along side her during this warm summer evening. Inspired by my desire to run on the beach in Cape Cod right now hoping that a warm summer breeze will be be right around the corner! You’ll learn to paint this realistic landscape with depth and contrast. Using only 2 brushes and 7 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece inspired by bright summer colors and warm atmospheric dimension that is sure to bring lively energy on the wall of any home. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/6033fd128e790b7decab429e/1614019859160/BeachFlightKit-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas
Brushes: 1/2 flat bristle (large), #4 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, chrome yellow, fluorescent orange, burnt umber (brown), cobalt blue, phthalo green
Other: chalk, palette, cup of water for washing brushes, paper towel for drying brushes

PURCHASE FULL DIY KIT FOR THIS PAINTING HERE: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-supplies

STEPS:
1. 1/2 bristle brush – Paint sky with white, yellow, orange and blue
2. 1/2 bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of sand and water with black, brown and white
3. 1/2 bristle brush – Create area for water with brown, black, blue, green, yellow, orange and white
4. 1/2 bristle brush – Paint sand dunes with black, brown, white, orange and yellow
5. 1/2 bristle brush – Finish water with brown, black, blue, green, yellow, orange and white
6. chalk – Draw outline for figure
7. #4 round brush – Paint skin with brown, orange and white
8. #4 round brush – Paint 1st layer of kite with white
9. #4 round brush – Paint dress with black, brown and white
10. #4 round brush – Finish skin with skin color made in step 7 and white
11. #4 round brush – Paint hair with black, brown, orange, yellow and white
12. #4 round brush – Paint kite color pattern with green, orange, yellow, blue and white
13. #4 round brush – Finish kite with blue, black, brown, white, yellow, orange and green
14. #4 round brush – Sign with black

LINKS AND CONTACT INFO:
Michelle’s Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/michellethepainter
Paint and Sip at Home: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/paint-and-sip-at-home-1/
Berkshire Paint and Sip: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/
Michelle the Painter: https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/michelles-art/
Paint and Sip Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/berkshirepaintandsip/
Email: mliglesias@ymail.com
Phone: (413) 205-8346

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