How to Paint Water Scenes with Oils

A 5-part course with Darrell Crow Studios

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Course Overview

Develop your oil painting expertise in this beginner-level course, and learn how to create several varieties of natural water formations in landscape paintings. In this course, focus on essential oil painting concepts— including color contrast, horizon lines, and depth—and techniques—including dry brush paint application, wet-on-wet painting, canvas prep, and color mixing. By the end of this brief course you will be able to employ a range of approaches to accurately capture any water scene!


  • Total Time 1 hr, 26 min
  • Lessons 5
  • Attachments 63
  • Exercises 21
  • 47 CQ

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