Past Free Recordings Archive

Past Free Recordings

Chris Bennett, Mark Dunford & Sarah Spackman – In Conversation

Join us for a one-hour conversation with three legendary British painters as they discuss their divergent approaches, compare notes about the Slade, the Camberwell School of Art and the Euston Road legacy, the Coldstream and Uglow influence, and talk about what they are doing now as artists in relation to these shared foundations.

Watch Now »

Lisa Bebi – Altered Images Using the Paint-Over Technique

Join mixed media artist Lisa Bebi for this exciting 1-1/2-hour mixed media exploration of the “Paint-Over Technique.” Bebi developed this technique, which uses family photos and found images, as a base for painting and altering photocopies of photos by painting, staining and combining them with collage.

Watch Now »

Ken Karlic – Misbehaving Watercolors

Don’t miss this exciting one-and-a-half hour painting demo with nationally recognized artist Ken Karlic. Working in watercolor, often combined with gouache, Karlic creates large, vibrant paintings that push the boundaries of his medium and characterize his process.

Watch Now »

Tom Bucci – The Sketchbook Practice

Join watercolor artist Thomas Bucci to discover how keeping a sketchbook and a regular sketching practice is important for artists of all levels working in any medium in this one-and-a-half hour presentation.

Watch Now »

Benjamin Shamback – Oil Painting on Copper Demo – Recording

Join us for a fascinating one-and-a-half hour demo with Benjamin Shamback to learn about the process of painting oil on copper. Shamback is one of the only painters in the United States painting exclusively on copper. His painterly still lifes are characterized by their rich color and complex surfaces and his delicate subjects are carefully chosen for their contrast with the beauty of the copper support.

Watch Now »

Monday Morning Modernism with John Seed – Recording

Join art writer John Seed on the first Monday of each month for a 45 minute talk on Modernism. Each presentation will provide an overview of important topics in the development of modern art and culture and will be followed by a 10 minute Q and A session. This month John talks about late Cubism and Picasso’s “Guernica”.

Watch Now »

Wayne Jiang – The Two-Tone Layering Technique with Acrylic (AKA the David Grove Technique)

The key to creating luminous acrylic painting is layering. In this demo, Wayne will show you one of his many acrylic layering and glazing techniques. The two-tone layering technique starts with a wash of two colors (like what is done using watercolor) and then followed by more transparent and semi opaque layers. It’s a very fast technique for developing a painting with a layered look.

Watch Now »

Amis Balcomb – The Embellished Simple Sketch

Working along with artist Amis Balcomb, discover how to create unique imagery using four simple tools: a water-soluble graphite crayon, a waterproof ink pen, watercolor, and brilliant magical embossing powders for embellishment. Turn any design or sketch, simple or elaborate, into a decorative visual jewel.

Watch Now »

Michael Harding in Conversation with Peter Keegan

Join us for this interesting conversation between artist and paint maker Michael Harding and artist Peter Keegan. Michael Harding Paints have a reputation of being among the best in the world. Come discover what drives Michael’s successful business and why he is so passionate about paint!

Watch Now »

Jean Mackay – Painting Natural History Collections

Museum and nature center specimens and online natural history collections are excellent sources of painting inspiration, especially in winter. Learn how to access the treasure trove of possibilities and paint along with artist Jean Mackay as she combines specimens from several collections to create a work of art.

Watch Now »

Bernard Dellario – Interior Scene Paint-Along

Follow along and discover how painter Bernard Dellario approaches the interior scene as subject matter in this 1-1/-hour paint-along. To quote Bernie, “There is nothing more engaging than being invited into someone’s personal space for a glimpse into their life.”

Watch Now »

Jane Davies – The Repeated Mark: Pattern as Image

The repeated mark or motif that is repeated results in what we call a pattern. Pattern is ubiquitous as decoration or adornment for clothing, bedding, rugs, dishes, notebooks, and so many other things we use in everyday life. But some patterns are called upon to be images in their own right. A painting using pattern as its predominant format does not adorn something else. It invites you to be drawn into the repeated motif for its own sake.

Watch Now »

Sarah Hansen – Landscape Watercolor Paint-Along

Get your paints ready for this fun 1-1/2-hour Paint-Along with watercolor and acrylic artist Sarah Hansen. Working from photo reference, Sarah will share techniques for creating fast and loose watercolor landscapes. Paint in watercolor, gouache or acrylic.

Watch Now »

Ian de Hoog – Urban Watercolor Sketch Demo

Discover the urban landscape with new appreciation using pencil, pen, and watercolour. Focus on capturing the essence of a scene and find your individual style. Explore sketching, colour mixing, and watercolour techniques to add to your creative toolbox.

Watch Now »

Amis Balcomb – Simple Sketching Techniques

Join Amis Balcomb for an hour of creative sketching using simple techniques and supplies. Working with a chunky water-soluble graphite crayon, waterproof ink pen, paper, paint brush, container of water and an optional watercolor paint set,  Amis will show you how to create spontaneous imagery, from landscapes and still-life objects, to hand-drawn fonts.

Watch Now »
Still need to register? Click HERE