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Sara-Britt Arts has the privilege of developing a series of videos, filmed as the Nationally Acclaimed Artists are giving demonstrations at the North River Yacht Club, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. By using the videos, you can study at your own pace and time. It gives you the opportunity to sit your easel next your TV and paint with the artist. You learn each artist's technique, mixing color, and how to apply the color. See their use of edges, both soft and hard. See how they create a center of interest with the use of these edges. See their use of color temperature as it affects the painting.

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New Videos Now Available

C. W. Mundy "Painting the Figure"

Quang Ho "Painting a Still Life"

also
Scott Burdick, Kevin Macpherson,
C.W. Mundy & Tom Browning


C.W. Mundy "Painting the Figure"

"Solve the issues before you ever dip your brush","Laying Down a good foundation is paramount", "squint, access and lay in the masses that make a statement you can hang your hat on," are all beliefs of C.W. Mundy. "It's all based on facts and science." During this exciting 2 hr video you will experience C.W.'s casual yet well executed style of painting. Enjoy witty and intelligent explanations and watch as he effortlessly solves issues or porportions, content, space and color values. Soak in every detail as you will want to view this video time and time again.

 

 

1 hour and 50 minutes
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DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


 

Quang Ho "Painting a Still Life"

Quang Ho's expertise comes in a friendly package. He is witty, intelligent, and a pleasure to watch. From the initial wash to the finishing touches, viewers cannot help but be captivated by his seemingly effortless execution. The mysteries are explained, however. Throughout , he shares insights on conceptualizing the painting, selecting where to place hard edges, establishing anchor points and many more valuable observations.

Excellent video production qualities that include true-to-life colors, detailed close-ups, multiple-camera view, and an intermittent view of the subject, shown side-side with artist's rendering in progress.

3 hours
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DVD-R $70.00
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Charles Warren Mundy
Painting a Still Life

"Solve the issues before you ever dip your brush"
"Laying down a good foundation is paramount"
"Squint, access, and lay in the masses that make a statement you can hang your hat on"
"It is all based on facts and science"
These are the beliefs of C.W. Mundy.

During the next 2 hours you will experience C.W.'s casual yet well executed style of painting. Enjoy his witty and intelligent explanations and watch as he effortlessly solves the issues of proportion, content, space and color values. Soak in every detail as you will want to view this video time and time again.

From the initial concept to the final brush stroke, this video will show you detailed close-ups, multiple-camera views, and an intermittent view of the subject matter, shown side-by-side with the artist's rendering in process.

2 hours 12 minutes
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DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


Quang Ho
Painting a Figure

How does Quang Ho make her skin tones so convincing? How does he give her eyes that luminous quality? And the composition, such satisfying division of space? Fortunately this DVD makes it possible to repeatedly view, listen to, and even stop the action on Quang's flawless technique, the better to soak it all in.

Quang Ho's expertise comes in a friendly package. He is witty, intelligent, and a pleasure to watch. From the initial wash to the finishing touches, viewers cannot help but be captivated by his seemingly effortless execution. The mysteries are explained, however. Throughout , he shares insights on conceptualizing the painting, selecting where to place hard edges, establishing anchor points and many more valuable observations.

Excellent video production qualities that include true-to-life colors, detailed close-ups, multiple-camera view, and an intermittent view of the subject, shown side-side with artist's rendering in progress.

2 hours 16 minutes
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DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)



Scott Christensen
"Scott Christensen Paints Plein Air"

In this video Scott Christensen demonstrates painting a large studio painting from an on location study. Scott does a great deal of plein air painting and noted that he wanted to treat this demo as he would a plein air painting. For reference he uses photographs of two paintings he had done of the same scene, one small and the other large. The video was filmed during a four national artist demonstration. Christensen says a landscape artist must cultivate an extraordinary level of patience. His painting teach that light, atmosphere and hue can be seen to interact, even vibrate, and this is what he succeeded in conveying to us.

1 hour 46 mins
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DVD-R $70.00
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Tom Browning
"Paints a Floral with a Vase"

In this video Tom Browning demonstrates essential oil painting techniques. Tom discusses the materials, palette organization, paints line canvas toning, brush sizes and types. He gives an explanation of color mixing and a stroke-by-stroke explanations of the paint process, including laying in of masses, observing and recording accurate values, comparing value relationships, painting direct and reflected light. Tom demonstrates the concept of being able to visualize composition, movement and harmon of relationship between colors. He is a genius at explaining and showing techniques that are important for any artist developing his or her skills in painting a till-life. This is a great opportunity for you to learn Tom's distinctive style and enthusiasm for painting.

2 hours 9 minutes
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DVD-R $70.00
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Leonard Wren
Painting Plein Air from a Photo

Leonard Wren is without a question a master at demonstrating the art of painting a landscape. His superb ability to portray color, line and design is fantastic. He is magnificent at capturing the subtitle and the values needed to bring a landscape to life. Hear his view point on the subject as you watch him paint a building from start to finish. His skill is evident in every energetic brush stroke. Leonard directs your eye to the center of interest by using both soft and hard edges. You are there as step by step he develops the painting from sketch to completion. The video was filmed during a four national artist demonstration.

2 hours 12 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)


Kevin Macpherson
Painting a Landscape from a Small Study

Internationally acclaimed author and painter Kevin Macpherson is a natural teacher of plein-air painting .And no wonder, since he had a lifetime habit of painting outdoors. In his two-hour oil-painting demonstration Kevin tackles what he days many aspiring artists consider a problematic subject-a landscape filled with greens. The landscape in question is a wooded pond with a mountainous backdrop situated near his New Mexico home and, consequently, one Kevin has repeatedly tackled. Here the renowned artist uses one of his original on site studies to inspire and inform a larger, more finished painting. The results are glorious. In fact, you could say Kevin wrote the book on painting luminous landscapes because he literally did. His North Light publications, "Fill Your Oil Paintings with Light and Color", is an international bestseller. Whether through a book of before a live audience, Kevin;s communication style gets the message across clearly: When it comes to successful painting, there is no formula to be memorized but there are key concepts to be mastered. Few painters demonstrate these keys as authoritatively as Kevin does and all the more so because his delightful personality makes them easy to absorb.

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2 hours 16 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


Scott Burdick
Paints Jack Warner

Over the span of two hours and 12 minutes, viewers will witness every phase of the portrait study's development. Beginning with the charcoal sketch and moving straight through paint and block-in and the development of shapes, values and color temperature, Scott shows how it's done. As he lays in paint, his running commentary reveals how an experienced portraitist judges proportions, shadows, reflections, edges and mush more. Artists of all levels will benefit from this masterful demonstration of limited color palette use and brushwork. A widely traveled and acclaimed painter, Scott is also a gifted articulator of the whys and wherefores behind a strong portrait. You can't afford to miss out on another glimpse into his genius.

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2 hours 12minutes

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


Scott Burdick
Painting the Figure

Scott Burdick is without question a master at demonstrating the art of painting a figure. His superb ability to portray color, line and design in a two hour demonstration is fantastic. He is magnificent in capturing the subtleties and the value needed to bring a figure to life. Scott shares many techniques with his audience. Art students of all levels will benefit from watching Scott develop the challenges of interpreting the human figure. Hear his view points on the subject, as you watch him paint the model from start to finish. This video is a must for every artist who desires to paint the human figure.

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2 hours 29 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


 

Betty Carr - Still Life
Still Life with Flowers and Fruit

In this video, you will gain a wealth of information on still life painting from artist Betty Carr. Betty will lead you through a painting explaining the importance of design. She talks of the crucial compositional concepts which apply to all subject matter in painting. Thinking dimensionally like a sculptor, but as an artist she describes the importance of applying the needed knowledge of color, value, temperature, edges, and the passion behind the work. All of this is done thru Betty Carr's energetic brush strokes. You will also learn techniques to enhance your painting with light, shadow and atmospheric prospective and gradation. This is a great opportunity for you to learn Betty's distinctive style and enthusiasm for painting.

1 hour 52 mins

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


Kenn Backhaus - Painting Plein Air Two Video Set

Taught by Kenn Backhaus on the banks of the Black Warrior River in Alabama. Over three hours of concise and informative instruction.
Video one includes a special segment on mixing colors, followed by preparation, sketching the subject, toning the canvas and blocking in the subject.
Video two gets us on the way to a beautiful painting by adding the color and detail. This two video set will be a valuable asset to your art video library.
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3 hour.16 minutes.

DVD-R $99.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


Betty Carr - Still Life with Flowers

If you want to learn how to paint the effects of light in oil, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. In this video, Betty Carr demonstrates essential oil painting techniques. She explains the organization of her palette, her brushes and her procedure from a blank canvas to a finished product. She shows the simplification and organization of darks and lights, value and color relationships, edges, directions and mass. You will learn techniques to enhance your paintings with light, shadow, atmospheric prospective and gradation. This is a great opportunity for you to learn Betty’s distinctive energetic style and enthusiasm for painting.
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1 hour and 52 minutes.

DVD-R $70.00
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Leonard Wren - Landscape

Get an over-the-shoulder view of Leonard Wren’s dynamic approach to landscape painting. In this video, shot before a live audience, this popular teacher and celebrated artist demonstrates a start-to-finish painting session. His skill shows in every energetic brushstroke. Wren’s relaxed manner makes him an ideal communicator on his favorite subject — Impressionism: what it is and how to achieve it.
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2 hours

DVD-R $70.00
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Kenn Backhaus - Plein Air

Kenn Backhaus is a signature member of both the Oil Painters of America and the prestigious Plein-Air Painters of America.

This video was taped during a four-artist demonstration event. Kenn explains through lecture and demonstration about the plein-air practice and his thought process on developing a larger studio painting done from an on-location study.
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1 hour 41 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
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Robert Johnson - Painting Pansies

The complete "Painting Pansies" demonstration has been recorded on tape. You are there as Robert Johnson paints the pansies. Enhance your understanding of how he paints with oil by watching the video. Observe his use of brush strokes and color as he applies it to the canvas. This tape will inspire you to paint and it will be a valuable addition to your art video library.
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2 hours

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)

 


 

Robert Johnson - Painting Roses

The complete "Painting Roses" demonstration has been recorded on tape. You are there as Robert Johnson paints the roses. Enhance your understanding of how he paints with oil by watching the video. Observe his use of brush strokes and color as he applies it to the canvas. This tape will inspire you to paint and it will be a valuable addition to your art video library.
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1 hour 54 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
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Alice Williams - A Figure

In this video, Alice Williams paints a figure with energy and excitement. She inspires every artist to start painting. As we watch, she shows how she begins a painting - how she uses gesture drawing, measuring the angles of the figure. Her dramatic use of the color mixtures, the drama she creates to make a wonderful impressionistic painting. A beginner or advanced artist can learn her technique for using broken color application. This tape will inspire you to paint and it will be invaluable to your art video library.
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1 hour 53 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
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Tom Browning - Painting the Figure

Artist Tom Browning paints the figure using many of the techniques covered in his painting workshops. Many mistakes are commonly made when artists use photos as a reference from which to paint. In this video, Browning demonstrates the important things to consider when working from photographic references. Hear his viewpoints on this subject and watch from start to finish as his brush paints a ballerina.
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1 hour 53 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
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Dan Gerhartz - Painting a Portrait

Imagine having a private workshop with the renowned artist, Dan Gerhartz! This is what you will experience when you select this outstanding demonstration, “Painting a Portrait”. He explains his pallet and how he develops the painting. We are excited about offering this video to the art community. As you view this presentation, your artistic skills will be enriched regardless of your level of creativity and expertise.
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2 hours


DVD-R $70.00
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Kevin Macpherson - Painting a Landscape

Kevin Macpherson is a member of the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America and is a past President of the organization. In this video he demonstrates painting a large
studio painting from an on location study. The video was filmed during a four national artist demonstration. Kevin is one of the nation's leading plein air artists. His ability to convey his skills to the audience of artists is fantastic. You are there as step by step he develops the painting from the
beginning sketch to its completion. Through the use of this video you will have the opportunity to paint with the master
plein air artist. You can setup your easel by the TV and paint
with Kevin.
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1 hour 5 minutes

DVD-R $70.00
($6.00 shipping)



Books

"On Becoming A Painter" by Robert A. Johnson
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Just $72.50
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"Reflections on a Pond"
A Visual Journey by Kevin Macpherson
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Just $95.00
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