Fine Art for Beginners

Reference Image and Canvas Setup

In this video you will learn how to choose an optimal reference image and how to set up your Painter canvas for painting.

Experimenting with Brush and Paper

See how different brushes and paper textures interact with each other, and learn how to tweak your brush settings.

Creating a Value Map

Creating a value map is an important step in the painting process, to help ensure that your colors will look right.

Creating a Painting

In this tutorial you will learn the basic steps in creating a painting, using your reference image and value map.

Adding Final Touches

Painter Master Elite Melissa Gallo adds the final touches to a landscape painting, using the Sargent brush.