Dolphin and Sunset Body Art Tutorial

Here is another body art tutorial! I hope you like them! For more info on the body paints I am using, click the link!

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Learn How to Paint MOM AND BABY SWAN 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 aquatic bird portrait of “MOM AND BABY SWAN” with a sentimental maternal message of sincere nurturing and protection as the mother swan provides shelter, comfort and a nice ride as they travel through the water during a beautiful sunny day. You can imagine this to be a pond, lake, stream, or the inlet of an ocean or sea. You’ll provide a natural setting for the swans with the reflective ripples implying that they are swimming near the lands edge in a secluded quiet cove or serene lake. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to create this realistic piece of art with a majestic large white bird coddling her baby cod or pen as they drift through the water. With a graceful posture securing it’s child under it’s neck, the tall imposing feathered goose type bird will give the painting a tender feel. You’ll learn to paint these realistic looking birds with dimension, texture and lifelike expressions. With a dry brush technique you’ll learn how to create shadows in and around the bird bodies and in the feathers providing shape and form. Inspired by mother’s day, the maternal bond we share, motherhood, and the influence of mothers in our society, this painting will bring a powerful message to the viewer. You’ll learn to paint this realistic waterscape animal portrait with depth, contrast and natural colors, creating an image that will have your imagination running wild with this majestic stately bird’s delicate white feathers and strong mom love. Using only 3 brushes and 6 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece inspired by family, nature, spring and new beginnings, 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/609184c8d7a840684d2a3466/1620149450070/Mom+and+Baby+Swan-print.jpg

MICHELLE’S ORIGINAL PAINTINGS FOR SALE HERE:
https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/original-paintings

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), 1/4 inch flat bristle (medium), #1 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), chrome orange, green oxide
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/shop

STEPS:
1. pencil – Draw outline of swans
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint water with black, green and yellow
3. 1/4 inch bristle brush – Paint base coat of baby swan with brown, black and white
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint base coat for momma swan with brown, black and white
5. #1 round brush – Paint black areas of faces with black
6. 1/4 inch bristle brush – Paint shadows with black, brown and light gray (created in step 4)
7. #1 round brush – Finish facial features with white, light gray, black, brown, yellow, orange and dark gray (created in step 3)
8. 1/4 bristle brush – Finish baby swan feathers with white, light gray and brown
9. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish head and neck of momma swan with light gray, brown and white
10. 1/4 inch bristle brush – Finish momma’s wings with white, brown and light gray
11. #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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Learn How to Paint BEACH BLUE HERON 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 BLUE HERON” with a stunning morning glow with the suggestion of a sun rising sky that is casting a glow on the front of the tall bird as it walks across the wet beach sand. You can imagine this ocean scene to be that of a secluded quiet private beach oasis along the sea’s edge. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to create this realistic piece of art with a dreamy peaceful warm summer feel with gentle waves crashing into the sand and warm clouds drifting through the sky. With a graceful posture, the tall imposing feathered crane bird will give the piece life and guide the viewers eye through the painting with the movement of it’s body through the watery sand casting a small reflective image onto the ground. You’ll learn to paint a straight horizon line without a ruler, ocean waves with lots of movement, and fluffy clouds that have depth providing a picturesque view. With a dry brush technique you’ll learn how to create dimension and shadows in and around the water with subtle blending of the surrounding colors and properly placed highlights and shadows. The vantage point will provide an interesting perspective on the image. Inspired by my love of nature and warm springtime and summertime adventures to the beach waiting for the warm breeze to float by! You’ll learn to paint this realistic landscape with depth, contrast and natural colors for a seascape that will have your imagination running wild with this majestic stately bird with it’s subtle blue-gray plumage. 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/607c67e1a6d41a1ea6eb1406/1618765793574/Beach+Blue+Heron-print.jpg

MATERIALS:
Canvas: 16×20 stretched primed canvas Brushes: 1/2 inch flat bristle (large), #4 round (small)
Acrylic Paint: titanium white, mars black, deep yellow, burnt umber (brown), chrome orange, green oxide, cobalt blue
Other: white 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 sky with brown, blue and white
2. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of water with brown, blue, green and white
3. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of sand with black, brown, yellow and white
4. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint clouds with brown and white
5. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint 1st layer of waves with tan (created in step 3), black and white
6. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint shadows in waves and water with black, blue and tan
7. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Paint highlights in waves and water with tan, gray (made in step 5), white, yellow and orange
8. 1/2 inch bristle brush – Finish sand with tan, gray, blue, green, yellow and white
9. Chalk – Draw outline of bird
10. #4 round brush – Paint base coat of bird with tan and black
11. #4 round brush – Finish neck and legs with black, brown, white and peach (made in step 7)
12. #4 round brush – Finish wing with blue, black, dark tan (made in step 10), brown and white
13. #4 round brush – Finish head with blue, black, white, yellow and orange
14. #4 round brush – Paint reflection with dark tan, tan, white and black
15. #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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Jumping Horse Body Art Tutorial (REQUEST)

If you would like to add more detail to the horse, here are the steps to follow~
1. Paint the shape of the horse with the color you would like him to be instead of black.
2. With a lighter and darker shade, add the first layer of shading.
3. With the colors from the last step, define the hair of the mane and tail.
4. Darken the tip of the nose and hooves, along with the inside of the ears.
5. With black, add the eye and nostril.
6. Finish with final details and a reflection in his eye.
I hope you found this tutorial helpful! Please share you recreations with me on facebook and twitter, I always love the see them!!!!
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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 LUNA MOTH AND LADYBELLS 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 brilliant floral landscape image of “LUNA MOTH AND LADYBELLS” with acrylic paint. You’ll learn simple painting techniques that will help you to develop a realistic looking flower patch that is in full bloom and ready to provide a comfortable resting spot for this giant silk moth on a beautiful summer day. You’ll learn how to add atmospheric dimension in the sky and background by painting in an abstract style, using complimentary colors giving an out of focus appearance. You’ll also learn how to paint petals that appear to pop off of the canvas and how to create a perfectly proportioned lime green colored Luna Nearctic butterfly style moth with shadows and highlights that will give form and shape to the wings, head and tail. These stunning lady bell lavender flowers, also known as false campanula, are a true star of the cottage-style garden, with their delicate bell-shaped pendulous flowers and pleasing periwinkle blue color they will make your brush seem like it has magic in it by making the petals appear three dimensional with sunshine drenching their edges and the beautiful resting moth adding a bit of calm energy to the composition. You’ll learn to paint this realistic looking delicate adult Luna moth with a long tail on each hind wing and discal eyespots on both the fore and hind wings, a soft abstract sunny sky and bold stalks of bell-shaped flowers that will surely impress the viewer and compliment the décor of any room. Using only 3 brushes and 7 colors we’ll create this conversational masterpiece with magnificent lively flowers that are accompanied by a charming spiritual moth symbolizing rebirth and renewal of the body and spirit. So let’s get painting and let’s get sipping!

IMAGE LINK FOR PRINTING:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a30281990bade409dfa356b/t/60620c4a16ff37050db4d765/1617038410481/Luna+Moth+and+Ladybells-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, chrome yellow, burnt umber (brown), violet purple, green oxide, magenta
Other: white 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 white, yellow, magenta, green and brown
2. chalk – Draw outline of moth
3. #8 round brush – Paint base coat of moth with yellow, brown, green and white
4. #8 round brush – Paint 1st step to flowers with black, brown, magenta and purple
5. #4 round brush – Paint veins and highlights on moth with light green (made in step 3), yellow, white, green oxide, brown and light yellow (made in step #3)
6. #8 round brush – Paint 2nd step to flowers with magenta, purple and white
7. #4 round brush – Finish details on moth with brown, yellow, magenta, white and black
8. #4 round brush – Finish flowers with light green, green oxide, yellow and white
9. #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 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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