Relive the Age of Sail with painter Darrell Crow! In this lesson, part of a series on painting tall ships, learn to prepare the canvas and paint a background.
You’ve painted a parched color wash with oil paints. Now, separate the sea from sky and add in background textures and details for your tall ship painting.
There's not much point to a tall ship oil painting without the ship! Now that you've painted the sea, learn to trace a sailing ship on the canvas.
You’ve painted the ocean on a hot day in the doldrums, and traced a sailing ship onto the canvas. Now, start filling in details in your tall ship painting.
Now that the ship and sea are blocked in, it’s time to work on the details. Learn how to add details to the hull and sails of your tall ship oil painting.
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