Learn how to paint flowers in oil with online video lessons from professional artist Jay Senetchko. You'll start class with essential techniques for composing and framing floral subjects successfully. Next, create an underpainting and block in major shapes to bring value, contrast and a strong foundation to your work. Sharpen your work's form as you develop local color and separate values. Then, discover how to use glazing to enhance the volume, depth and luster of your flowers. Move on to adding textures, highlights, shadows and details that make your flowers pop. Plus, Jay will guide you through adjusting your color choices for a fascinating finished piece you're proud to display.
You've worked with one color, now add two more to your palette and watch as Jay shows you how to mix the three and begin blocking in the painting's major shapes. You'll be amazed at how a limited palette can yield an impressive foundation thanks to your new ability to create value and color contrast.