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Sharing the lessons I teach at the Artist Guild and the personal discoveries in my art.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Another Way To Use The Fan Brush - + video

10x8in oil on canvas  

Demo using the underpainting shown on video link below.

Establish the major areas of the underpainting colors 
by  using the fan brush in a side zig-zag movement shown on the video
It makes a wonderful base on which to build your painting on.

 Click on Video on fan brush #2


  1. I love it! I'm very eager to give it a try.

  2. Bonjour,
    Merci de partager avec nous cette belle démonstration via votre vidéo.
    Je vous fais de gros bisous ♡

  3. Great information! Gorgeous painting. :)

  4. Interesting informations for an amazing way to use The Fan Brushes !!!
    Thank you Julie and have a nice day !!!

  5. Great demonstration, your video is clear and easy to understand. I can't wait to try out these tips on my next landscape.
    Beautiful landscape, I want to walk right into it! Love the big sky!

  6. A perfect capture of your area, Julie! How I remember such scenes from when I lived in Tucson for a couple of years! On to watch your video!!

  7. For me, nothing beats watching someone do what they are describing. Good idea on the videos (and great effects of course).

  8. OMGoodness, Julie..this was so interesting but I didn't want it to end...! LOL
    You make it look so easy so I think after my next painting... I will try the fan brush !! Love this painting...makes me want to visit out West again...miss it!!

  9. Thanks Julie, for sharing your fan brush techniques!

  10. You are such a good teacher Julie and every painting in these demos is special. It's wonderful to be taken to another place as we are in your landscapes!


  11. Julie - this is such a great technique - I have a fan brush and never have really used it that much - would this work well with watercolors too for the sky? I must experiment. Love seeing you paint and talk - hope you will do more of these demos. You always inspire me friend. Have a beautiful day.

  12. Very interesting and helpful! My, what handy little things those fan brushes are!! Thank you, Julie!

  13. More great information. I also will be giving it a try. It makes those clouds looks so easy...........

  14. Very nice colors and painting.
    Best wishes.

  15. Another completely wonderful post, Julie!


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