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Course: Add WOW to Your Paintings!

Add WOW to Your Paintings!

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

Learn to paint with confidence! This course teaches you to view your paintings with a keen eye. You will easily resolve issues, move forward when you feel stuck, and find ways to improve your paintings. Achieve exciting images using Nancy's distinctive method of eye choreography, and watch your paintings transform from good to great. Learn painting techniques rarely taught in art schools, to bring more attention to your work and expand your audience. Realistic or abstract. Oil, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media & photography - All painting mediums and styles will benefit.

Who this course is for:

  • Painters who want to take their images to the next level
Basic knowledge
  • Some previous experience with painting
What you will learn
  • Painting techniques rarely taught in art schools to add exciting visual movement to your images, and take your work to the next level
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 8
Total Duration: 02:12:23
Add WOW to Your Paintings!
  • Lecture 1 - Introduction. How to Identify Painting Problems  

    Introduction to this course. The course includes how to see paintings with a keen eye; find ways to discover issues in a painting; proceed with confidence when you feel stuck; and improve the image if needed.

  • Lecture 2 - It's Too Yellow  

    Discover the importance of values and tones and how to use them to create interest in your painting. Avoid adding too much yellow by setting up a palette with more choices of light values.

  • Lecture 4 - It's Too Busy  

    Learn the magic of balancing positive and negative spaces in your images for optimal compositions. Tips to prevent your paintings from feeling overly crowded or too busy.

  • Lecture 5 - It's Too Flat  

    Learn more ways to enhance the illusion of space by varying paint color.

  • Lecture 6 - It's Too Dull  

    Learn the idea of opposites - the ultimate trick to resolve painting issues and include exciting visuals in your work. How to change an image from dull to fabulous!

  • Lecture 7 - Conclusion  

    Concluding remarks from your instructor. Reminder to read Nancy's ebook, Create Perfect Paintings, included with this course, for even more ways to improve your paintings and resolve issues.

  • Lecture 3 - Its Too Boring  

    Learn how to create the illusion of spatial depth in an image to enhance its "eye choreography" and deepen the viewing experience. Tips to make your painting even more exciting!

  • Lecture 3 - New upload - It's Too Boring  

    Learn how to create the illusion of spatial depth in an image to enhance its "eye choreography" and deepen the viewing experience. Tips to make your painting even more exciting!

Reviews (1)
3 months before
I consider myself a successful artist with a long background in painting. So I was both impressed and surprised with how much new art information Nancy imparted in this course. She explained many key elements I needed, some of which I didn’t know. The concepts covered in this course, such as blocked entries, quick exits, visual tension, an 80:20 ratio for pairs of opposites, and even color mixing and color theory, enabled me to review my past work with new insights. The course is well presented and very interesting. I watched it all the way through, and will now read through the book (over 140 pages!) that's included with the videos. This course puts my mind and attitude about painting into an entirely different place - more motivated, more confident. I recommend it for any painter, at any level of experience.