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Sara-Britt Arts has the privilege of developing a series of videos, filmed as the Nationally Acclaimed Artists are giving demonstrations at the North River Yacht Club, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. By using the videos, you can study at your own pace and time. It gives you the opportunity to sit your easel next your TV and paint with the artist. You learn each artist’s technique, mixing color, and how to apply the color. See their use of edges, both soft and hard. See how they create a center of interest with the use of these edges. See their use of color temperature as it affects the painting.

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Kenn Backhaus – Plein Air

Kenn Backhaus is a signature member of both the Oil Painters of America and the prestigious Plein-Air Painters of America.

This video was taped during a four-artist demonstration event. Kenn explains through lecture and demonstration about the plein-air practice and his thought process on developing a larger studio painting done from an on-location study. More Artist Information
101 minutes.

VHS $60.00
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Robert Johnson – Painting Pansies

The complete “Painting Pansies” demonstration has been recorded on tape. You are there as Robert Johnson paints the pansies. Enhance your understanding of how he paints with oil by watching the video. Observe his use of brush strokes and color as he applies it to the canvas. This tape will inspire you to paint and it will be a valuable addition to your art video library. More Artist Information

VHS $60.00
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Robert Johnson – Painting Roses

The complete “Painting Roses” demonstration has been recorded on tape. You are there as Robert Johnson paints the roses. Enhance your understanding of how he paints with oil by watching the video. Observe his use of brush strokes and color as he applies it to the canvas. This tape will inspire you to paint and it will be a valuable addition to your art video library. More Artist Information
114 minutes.

VHS $60.00
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Michael Del Priore – A Portrait

Michael Del Priore, one of the nation’s most prominent portrait artists paints Model Susan Tesseneer Street. Michael creates excitement as if he is an orchestra leader. As he wields his paintbrush applying the paint to the canvas, his painterly strokes let you know that you are watching a master portrait artist touching the canvas and bringing forth the likeness of his model. He is not only a wonderful artist, but he is a delightful and entertaining showman. He shows you how he brings forth a magnificent portrait, so real in appearance you think she will breath.

Not only is the video highly entertaining, but you are learning placement on the canvas, how measurements are used in drawing, the colors used in painting the portrait also values and edges. This video is a must for anyone who is learning to paint portraits, or for the experienced portrait artist. More Artist Information
112 minutes.

VHS $60.00
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Alice Williams – A Figure

In this video, Alice Williams paints a figure with energy and excitement. She inspires every artist to start painting. As we watch, she shows how she begins a painting – how she uses gesture drawing, measuring the angles of the figure. Her dramatic use of the color mixtures, the drama she creates to make a wonderful impressionistic painting. A beginner or advanced artist can learn her technique for using broken color application. This tape will inspire you to paint and it will be invaluable to your art video library.
More Artist Information
113 minutes

VHS $60.00
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Marc Chatov – Painting Portraits

Nationally acclaimed artist Marc Chatov breathes life onto the canvas with strokes of his brush as paints the portrait. Chatov teaches artists that it’s “not so much what you paint, it’s how you paint” as he demonstrates the concept of being able to visualize composition, movement and harmony of relationships between colors. Chatov demonstrates how to paint a portrait using the “artistic alphabet”, in which the image begins to take form with painting the combination of shapes. With an over-the-shoulder view of Chatov’s work in progress, artists receive a personal understanding of his techniques as they are being demonstrated. In this video, Chatov is a genius at explaining and showing techniques that are important for any artist developing his or her skills in painting a portrait.
118 Minutes.

VHS $60.00
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Tom Browning – Painting the Figure

Artist Tom Browning paints the figure using many of the techniques covered in his painting workshops. Many mistakes are commonly made when artists use photos as a reference from which to paint. In this video, Browning demonstrates the important things to consider when working from photographic references. Hear his viewpoints on this subject and watch from start to finish as his brush paints a ballerina. More Artist Information
113 Minutes.

VHS $60.00
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Dan Gerhartz – Painting a Portrait

Imagine having a private workshop with the renowned artist, Dan Gerhartz! This is what you will experience when you select this outstanding demonstration, “Painting a Portrait”. He explains his pallet and how he develops the painting. We are excited about offering this video to the art community. As you view this presentation, your artistic skills will be enriched regardless of your level of creativity and expertise. More Artist Information

VHS $60.00
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Kevin Macpherson – Painting a Landscape

Imagine having a private workshop with the renowned artist, Dan Gerhartz! This is what you will experience when you select this outstanding demonstration, “Painting a Portrait”. He explains his pallet and how he develops the painting. We are excited about offering this video to the art community. As you view this presentation, your artistic skills will be enriched regardless of your level of creativity and expertise. More Artist Information

VHS $60.00
($5.00 shipping)

DVD Coming Soon


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