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Sunrises - An Oil Painting Lesson

Tim Borkert, Landscape Painter

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13 Lessons (1h 25m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Supplies Needed

    • 3. Pallet Layout

    • 4. Using a Reference Photo

    • 5. Practicing Brush Strokes

    • 6. The Underpainting

    • 7. The Horizon Line

    • 8. Layer 1 - Blocking In The Sunrise

    • 9. Layer 2 - Defining The Sky And Reflection

    • 10. Layer 3 - Finishing the Sky

    • 11. Painting The Land

    • 12. Painting The House

    • 13. Painting Lights On The Land


About This Class


Thank you for your interest in this class! Sunrises and Sunsets are one of the most popular subjects for landscape paintings. Here you will learn the skills you need to create a beautiful sunrise! This is a complete course, you will learn the best colors to use, the brushstrokes (there are only 4!), and how to make best use of a reference photo. Then we will move onto the actual painting. You will see the entire painting done in real time. You will see every stroke of the brush with no painting cut out or sped up. When you complete this lesson you will have a beautiful painting to hang on your wall!

We will be painting in layers, so expect 3 to 4 one hour painting sessions over the course of 3 to 4 days. 





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Tim Borkert

Landscape Painter


Hi! I'm Tim Borkert. 

I am a professional artist specializing in oil landscapes. However, like most artists, I work in many mediums. 

Most of my work comes from commissions. I love it when someone brings me an old picture of a homestead or view from their honeymoon that they want memorialized as a painting. It is truly humbling and an honor to be a part of their life in that way. My paintings are in collections all over the world.

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