Tag: environment

3 ways to paint a believable red sunset

Have you ever tried to paint a red sunset? ….If you have, then you know it’s hard. This April we were able to witness a red sunset one night because of a sandstorm in Sahara. Even though I live all the way in Finland, the dust particles in the atmosphere

Outdoor Painting 2019

Hiya! Finland is warming up finally after a long winter, so I’m taking my paints outside and enjoying the first rays of the year while I capture some color notes from around :)) I have been painting outside this year since the beginning on April. That’s when I learned more

New video: Enviroment speedpainting

Having fear of a blank canvas? Here’s a demo on how to sketch environment thumbnails in color, in no time. 🙂 I really like this method because it’s really loose and gives me ideas that I might have not thought about otherwise. -Annamari

Watercolor tutorial!

It can be a pain to get that sunlight feel in watercolor paintings. If you do a colorful underpainting, it gets knocked down with browns and greys eventually unless you protect it. Adding some yellow with white gouache can save some, but it won’t be so easy to get as

Environment Painting Process video!

Why make a ”cooldown” painting? Because they are fun! They are quick paintings that I make to connect an emotion I have at the moment. It is very relaxing and like meditation to me — like exhaling everything that you have experienced that day. Here’s a sped up process on

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