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The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Professor Green

July 12th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Professor Green



Week 8 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week and for this episode I create several quick sketches using ball point pen and alcohol-based marker then do a painting that you can see here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/professor-green-musician-rapper-portrait-painting-mypaotw-mike-jory.html
Other paintings / drawings from the video: Owl: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/owl-drawing-mike-jory.html ; Beaver: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/beaver-drawing-mike-jory.html ; Cattle on Dartmoor: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/1-black-cows-on-dartmoor-mike-jory.html
Materials used:
Daler Rowney mixed media paper, ball point pen (blue), Winsor and Newton alcohol-based promarker (cool grey), metallic blue acrylic paint, conventional acrylic (fluorescent pink, fluorescent red, fluorescent yellow, fluorescent blue, titanium white); interactive acrylics (alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow, burnt umber, titanium white), synthetic flat and round brushes

The Sunday Art Show - How to paint a warthog and wildebeest in watercolor

July 5th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - How to paint a warthog and wildebeest in watercolor



Episode W of the Animal Alphabet Challenge. Using sharpie marker pen and watercolor, I paint a Wildebeest and then do a painting of a Warthog.
See the finished Wildebeest painting here https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/wildebeest-painting-mike-jory.html and the finished Warthog painting here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/wildebeest-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials used: Sharpie marker (black), Daler Rowney mixed media paper (A4), Winsor & Newton professional watercolours (Alizarin crimson, Ultramarine blue, Cadmium yellow light, Burnt umber), synthetic brushes (round mop, round point, round flats)

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Clare Balding

June 28th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Clare Balding



We're up to week 7 of the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week show. In my quest to use a new technique in each of these PAOTW videos, here I combine watercolor (dry brush), ball point pen and graphite pencil in an unusual order to create a mized media portrait painting of Clare Balding.
See the finished painting (hi resolution and zoomable) here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/clare-balding-portrait-painting-mypaotw-paotw-mike-jory.html
Check out Aine Divine's website here: http://ainedivinepaintings.co.uk/
Materials used: Daler Rowney mixed media paper, black ball point pen, winsor and newton watercolors (ultramarine blue, alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow light, burnt umber), flat synthetic brush, 8B graphite pencil
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The Sunday Art Show - How to paint the view out of a window

June 21st, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - How to paint the view out of a window



This week, I show you how to paint the view of a garden, fence, parking lot and trees out of a window using a preliminary sharpie marker drawing and watercolor painting.
See the finished painting here https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/view-out-of-a-window-plein-air-watercolor-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials: Daler Rowney mixed media paper (A2); Sharpie marker pens (light grey, brown and red); Winsor & Newton synthetic round mop brush; Artdiscount synthetic round watercolor brush

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Noel Fielding

June 14th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Noel Fielding






This week, I demonstrate a mixed media approach with a portrait painting of Noel Fielding for Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week episode 6. You can see the finished painting here:
https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/noel-fielding-portrait-painting-paotw-mypaotw-mike-jory.html
Materials: Daler-Rowney mixed media paper, flat and round synthetic brushes, Winsor & Newton watercolor marker pens (burnt umber, magenta, turquoise), black ball point pen

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Will Young

June 7th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Will Young



This week, I demonstrate an unusual technique to paint a portrait of Will Young for episode 5 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week. See the finished portrait painting here https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/will-young-portrait-painting-paotw-mypaotw-week-5-mike-jory.html
I begin by doing fourteen, really quick (less than 10 minutes each) sketches of Will each with a different expression using just a brown sharpie marker pen and washes of sepia watercolor paint. Then, I create my finished portrait painting using the same technique but taking more time.
Materials used: Brown Sharpie marker pen, Winsor & Newton sepia watercolour paint, synthetic brushes (large round mop and medium round), mixed media paper.

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Robert Rinder

May 31st, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Robert Rinder



This week, I show you a muliti-media approach to portrait painting including several tips for beginners as I paint Rob Rinder for week 4 of the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week. See the hi-res zoomable version of my portrait painting of Judge Robert Rinder here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/judge-rinder-robert-rinder-portrait-painting-mypaotw-mike-jory.html
Check out my video on measuring dimensions of your subject using your thumb on the brush handle here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhK1qb_HYqA
Material used for portrait painting demo: Daler Rowney mixed media paper (A3 11"x15"); 9B pencil; Derwent Inktense pencils (colours used: sea blue, tangerine, deep indigo, payne's grey, burnt umber, sun yellow); synthetic brushes (flat (approx 3/8th inch) and small round); Winsor & Newton watercolor marker pens (burnt umber and prussian blue); Atelier interactive acrylics by Chroma Inc (burnt umber, alizarin crimson, french ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow light, titanium white)

The Sunday Art Show - How to paint an elephant using a waterbrush

May 24th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - How to paint an elephant using a waterbrush



This week, I show you how I created this watercolor painting of an elephant using water brushes.
See the finished painting 'Under the golden sky' here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/elephant-watercolor-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials used: Daler Rowney mixed media paper, Winsor & Newton watercolors (professional range) alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow, neutral tint, burnt umber, flat and round water brushes.

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Rankin

May 17th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Rankin



This week, I show you how I created a portrait painting of the photographer Rankin for week 3 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week. Check out the finished painting here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/rankin-photographer-john-rankin-waddell-portrait-painting-mike-jory.html
If you want to check out my review (not sponsored) of Liquitex Acrylic Paint Markers video, you can find that here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wp4mDcqpvY
Materials used:
Main painting: Flat synthetic and round brushes, Daler Rowney A2 mixed media paper, System 3 Acrylics: Titanium White, Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Fluorescent Orange, Ultramarine Blue; Liquitex Acrylic Paint Markers: Prussian Blue (4 mm nib), Light Blue and Light Blue Violet (15mm nib)

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Bernardine Evaristo

May 10th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Bernardine Evaristo



This week, I show you how I created a portrait painting of Bernardine Evaristo when I took part in episode 2 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week via Facebook Live. You can see my finished painting of Bernardine here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/bernadine-evaristo-portrait-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials used: Clairefontaine mixed media paper (A3), 8B pencil, synthetic brushes (flat and round), Atelier interactive acrylic paints (alizarine crimson, ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow, burnt umber, titanium white)

 

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