How to Add Energy to Your Paintings with Painting Knives

Malcolm Dewey, Artist and Author

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12 Lessons (1h 8m)
    • 1. What You Will Learn

      1:27
    • 2. Introduction

      3:12
    • 3. Materials You Need

      5:15
    • 4. Painting Knife Techniques

      8:40
    • 5. Technique Tip: Underpainting

      7:34
    • 6. Quick Tip: Liven Up a Sky

      1:05
    • 7. Fat Over Lean

      3:06
    • 8. Gallery and Tips

      10:44
    • 9. Lavender fields Demonstration

      4:01
    • 10. Part 2: Lavender Fields

      6:39
    • 11. The Painting Knife Sketch (Bonus Lesson)

      14:24
    • 12. Course Conclusion

      1:27

About This Class

Are your paintings lacking interest, energy and zip? Bored with the same old brushwork? 

Then have a go with painting knives! It is easier than you think and a lot of fun too.

This course is suitable for oils and acrylics.

In this course you will learn:

  1. The basic painting knife techniques to try out;
  2. Which painting knives to use;
  3. How to apply these techniques in a painting with a full demonstration;
  4. Plus tips that will help your paintings stand out.

Then try out the painting knife techniques on your paintings too.

I also discuss paintings that I have done with this approach so that you try out more ideas.

Ready to learn more about knife painting?

See you in the class.