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02-04-2011, 11:04 AM
In this artistsnetwork.tv (http://www.artistsnetwork.tv) video workshop, Painting from Photos (http://artistsnetwork.tv/p-268-painting-from-photos-pastels-with-maggie-price.aspx), pastelist Maggie Price (http://www.maggiepriceart.com) shows you how to effectively use photo references to create paintings that go beyond copying to lively, lifelike art. Follow along as she completes a vibrant pastel landscape from start to finish, demonstrating how photography can help your painting, as well as how to overcome typical photographic flaws (such as issues with value, color, perspective and clutter) so that you can use your favorite photos to create beautiful paintings. (Visit artistsnetwork.tv to download Maggie's reference photo for your practice!) (http://artistsnetwork.tv/p-268-painting-from-photos-pastels-with-maggie-price.aspx#)

In this preview, Maggie gives tips on what to do when you are stuck and unsure of where to go next as she develops foliage areas of this lovely creek scene.