Follow James Gurney as he creates five plein-air paintings of flowers outdoors in their natural setting. Each video episode looks at a different kind of flower: cleome, daylily, peony, garden rose, and wild rose.
The video shows you every stage of the painting process, along with the list of colors, the palette mixtures, and the view of the subject as it moves and changes.
Gurney uses gouache and casein, which are fast-drying, opaque, water-based media, ideal for floral studies. However, the painting insights are universal and will benefit oil and acrylic painters as well. Gurney shares valuable tips about brushes and underpainting colors, and he offers painting insights that will help you capture any complex subject.
69 minutes, Widescreen, 1080p HD video.
Praise for Flower Painting in the Wild
"Practical, erudite and charming."—Elissa Gore, Landscape Painting Instructor, New York Botanical Garden
"A treat for any artist."—Michael Klein, East Oaks Studio
"Gurney is a master at explaining how to handle clustered masses of plant parts."—Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski, Ph.D., D.Sc., Manager of School of Botanical Art & Illustration, Denver Botanic Gardens
“The video is a great way to learn painting flowers outdoors in any medium.”—Eleinne Basa