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Father's Day Still Life - Book, Pipe and Mug - Featured Image

Father’s Day Still Life – Book, Pipe and Mug

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Open Window with Lilacs Featured Image

Open Window with Lilacs

In this lesson, “Open Window with Lilacs”, Ginger shows you how to create this view looking out a window at the lovely lilacs. This was originally painted by a Russian artist in a very impressionistic style and Ginger will show exactly how to recreate this masterpiece. Tutorial Introduction Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part...

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Cascades – A Mountain Study

In this lesson, “Cascades – A Mountain Study”, Ginger shows you how to use modeling paste to give this mountain a real three-dimensional look and feel. This lesson has been made available for both our VLL and WW Members because we felt that all could benefit from what is being taught. What you learn here,...

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On the River’s Edge

In this lesson, “On the River’s Edge”, Ginger shows you how to use a limited palette to create trees that are on the edge of a river. This is a 2-Cookie lesson, but does teach y0u some new techniques. This is a tutorial that is about an hour in length but don’t let that decisive...

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Autumn Lake in Wisconsin

In this lesson, “Autumn Lake in Wisconsin”, Ginger shows you how to bring a Wisconsin autumn scene to life by applying layers of “warm” colors to the canvas. This will be a fun lesson to do and you will be able to really understand the importance of layering and applying color to create this masterpiece....

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Boy Standing by the River

In this lesson, “Boy Standing by the River”, Ginger shows you how to work with strong colors and many layers to achieve this very impressionistic fall painting. Ginger first finished the painting without the boy, so you will have the same opportunity to stop at that point or challenge yourself a little more by adding...

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Lady in the Flower Garden

In this lesson, “Lady in the Flower Garden”, Ginger shows you how to create this colorful scene of spring. This is a great lesson and would like wonderful with this companion piece on YouTube, “Lady in the Garden”. Tutorial Introduction Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Resources / Traceables...

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Three Magnolias

In this lesson, “Three Magnolias”, Ginger shows you how to paint this campaign piece to the single Magnolia on red velvet. Watch this lesson through as you munch on your “Box of Cookies” and drink your nice ice cold glass of milk. This is a lesson worth investing the time to do it proper…you will...

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Vineyard in the Fall

In this lesson, “Vineyard in the Fall”, Ginger shows you how to paint an off-centered perspective, a cloudy fall sky and the richness of the autumn colors. This is an original design from several references that Ginger assembled into this classic fall scene. Tutorial Introduction Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5...

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Van Gogh’s Hollyhocks in Blue Vase

In this lesson, “Van Gogh’s Hollyhocks in Blue Vase”, Ginger shows you how to use a sea sponge to create this faux back background. You will learn how to make lots of “greens” and once again…lots of layering! As Ginger says, “Acrylic paintings are all about layering!” Tutorial Introduction Part 1 Part 2 Part 3...

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This is the current listing of tutorials in the "Video Lesson Library" presented from the newest to the oldest.

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Father's Day Still Life - Book, Pipe and Mug - Featured Image
Open Window with Lilacs Featured Image
Cascades Featured Image
River's Edge Featured Image
Autumn Lake in Wisconsin Featured Image
Boy by the River Featured Image
Lady in the Flower Garden Featured Image
Three Magnolias Featured Image
Vineyard in the Fall Featured Image
VG Gladiolus Featured Image
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