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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)

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

May 3rd, 2020

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



This week, I take part in my first Facebook Live portrait painting session via Sky TV's Portrait Artist of the Week show. I, along with thousands of other artist, and #PAOTY champion Christabel Blackburn paint celebrated dancer and choreographer Akrim Khan. For my paint, I used a mixed media approach. Materials: Daler Rowney mixed media paper, ball point pens (turquoise, blue and purple), Winsor and Newton watercolor paints (alizarin crimson, french ultramarine, cadmium yellow, burnt umber), round synthetic watercolor brushes by Jacksons and Artdiscount.
See Christabel Blackburn's work here: https://www.christabelblackburn.com/
See Tai Shan Schierenberg's work here: http://www.taishanschierenberg.com/
Join in with future shows here: https://www.facebook.com/SkyTV/live

The Sunday Art Show - Primrose inktense painting using a water brush

April 26th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Primrose inktense painting using a water brush



This week, I show you two different versions of a primrose inktense painting using a water brush. You can see the first version here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/primroses-painting-mike-jory.html and the looser second version here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/primroses-loose-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials: Daler-Rowney mixed media paper, water brushes (flat and round), inktense travel set, black and lilac sharpie marker pens

 

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