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Townscape & Cityscape Painting Techniques - It's The Approach That Matters

Robert Joyner, Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

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13 Videos (1h 57m)
    • What You Will Learn

    • Charcoal Sketch 1

    • Charcoal Sketch 2

    • Charcoal Sketch 3

    • Acrylic Sketch 1

    • Acrylic Sketch Part 2

    • Acrylic Sketch Part 3

    • Acrylic Sketch Part 4

    • Acrylic Sketch Part 5

    • Demo Part 1

    • Demo Part 2

    • Demo Part 3

    • Demo Part 4


About This Class

In this class I will share my approach to developing cityscape & townscape subjects. To do this I will start at the very beginning which is using charcoal & graphite to connect to the features and details that interest me the most. I then take it to the next level by exploring color with acrylic paint. Lastly, I create a finished painting based on my previous graphite & acrylic sketching.

Who Is This Class For?

Anyone that wants to understand and develop an approach to painting that is more about the process and not the end result. Often artists simply want a finished masterpiece yet they invest zero time in the art of developing their sensitivity to the subjects & medium.

5 of 5 students recommendSee All

Another great class with motivating speech
Rin Rin


Fantastic class! So helpful to be able to see how he develops the painting from charcoal, to color sketches, to final piece. Love his expressive style and I am so motivated to go paint now!





Robert Joyner

Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

Full time paintslinger from Richmond, Virginia specializing in acrylic & mixed media paintings. Best known for my signature loose brushwork and carefree approach to creating abstract style artwork.

Bragging Rights

Official Artist 2012 Kentucky Derby Arlington Horse Race Track Chicago National Pastime Baseball Museum Art On Carnival Cruise Ships 555 Fahrenheit Restaurants Art on sitcom Modern Family Artwork on sitcom The Odd Couple Artwork in movie Tracers 2013 Mixed Media Instructo...

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