How to Draw and Paint Boats and Water | Malcolm Dewey | Skillshare

How to Draw and Paint Boats and Water

Malcolm Dewey, Artist and Author

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6 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction: How to Draw Boat Shapes

    • Painting Boats Demo: Part 1

    • Painting Boats Demo: Part 2

    • Painting Boats Demo: Final Steps

    • Painting Water Introduction

    • Painting Water in the Impressionist Style

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About This Class

In this class I will show you how to draw a difficult shape, like a boat, using my favorite drawing technique called the Box Method.

Then I will show you how to paint the boat within a sun filled landscape scene. I use various impressionist techniques to create the light and sparkling effect in the scene.

You will also see how to add life to the scene with a figure PLUS the use of aerial perspective to give the scene depth.

I use these techniques everyday in my studio or outdoors. You can use the same methods to achieve a lovely painting in the impressionist genre.

I hope that you enjoy the class and try out the techniques in your own painting.







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Malcolm Dewey

Artist and Author

Professional artist and author. I work in oils painting in a contemporary impressionist style. Mostly landscapes and figure studies. I have a number of painting courses both online and workshops for beginners through to intermediate artists. 

My publications include books on outdoor painting, how to paint loose and content marketing tips for creative people.

My goal is to help people start painting and encourage them with excellent lessons that they can use for years to com...

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