Snowy lantern miniature painting tutorial

lantern by night
I like those pictures of lanterns by night. Ecspecially when there snow is fallen. Today I show you how to paint a snowy lantern by night. I used oils. Both mediums acrylics and oils have their own pros and cons on this painting. The pro of oils is that you can really nicely blend the light but it’s hard to paint the black stripes on the wet ground. With acrylics it’s the opposite. It is hard to get a smooth blending but if you wait some time for drying the stripes will be an easy job. The materials are: oil» Read more

Winter landscape miniature painting tutorial

Hi friends today I show you how to paint a winter landscape on a wooden button. I used this time oil paints, but it may would be easier for you to use acrylic paints. The Liquin I mixed in a tiny bit in each paint on my palette. It makes the paint more fluid and shortens the drying time. These are the materials that I used: Oil paints (acrylics will work too)wooden buttonbrusheswhite gessoLiquin The button has a diameter of 4cm. I drilled a hole in it and added 2 layers of white gesso. You could do the base layer» Read more

Tutorial: Deers in the winter

I have I thought it is once again time for a small photo tutorial for a painting what I have named “deers in winter”. If you want to own the original painting click here. At first I have searched for a nice reference photo for the deers on Pixabay. This I needed to create easily the outlines. The paper I used is 300 gsm watercolor paper from Hahnenm├╝hle. It’s the rough version. I really love the texture. I primed the paper with two layers of white gesso from Schmincke. You don’t have to do that, but in my case there» Read more