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10-29-2010, 11:24 AM
Follow along as artist George Allen Durkee paints a landscape in oil from start to finish in his artistsnetwork.tv (http://www.artistsnetwork.tv) video, Expressive Oil Painting (http://artistsnetwork.tv/p-250-expressive-oil-painting-with-george-allen-durkee.aspx). You’ll learn the process of painting from life, as well as techniques to capture your own unique vision to make your paintings more expressive and engaging. George shows you how to come up with an exciting composition, locate the main shapes, establish values, block in the painting and add expressive details, all the while bringing you important tips on how to achieve accurate perspective, establish atmosphere and more!

In this preview George focuses the lesson on locating the main shapes to create an exciting and accurate composition that gives the general feel and mood of the scene.