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  Soaring - A Step-by-Step Watercolor Demonstration
  From Plein Air to the Studio - Two Case Studies
  Under the Knife - Excerpt
  Quick Draw in Dubois (2015-16)
  Watercolor Mixing Secrets
  Watching You Watching Me - A Step by Step Watercolor Demonstration
  November Light - A Live-Action Video Watermedia Demonstration
  Working on Commission: 5 Essential Steps to Success.
  Patience in Cobalt - Perspectives No. 257
  A Walk in the Country: A Step-by-Step Oil Painting Demonstration
  The Weight of History: A Step-by-Step Watercolor Demonstration
  An Artist's Tour of Provence - Part I
  Quick Draw in Dubois, Wyoming
  Reflection, Venice - Turning Photo Inspiration into a Work of Art
  A Prairie Storm - A Live-Action Video Watercolor Painting Demonstration
  Step-by-Step Watercolor Painting Demonstration - Poppy Fields near Ventabren by John Hulsey
  Under the Knife - Using Palette Knives to Create Impressionistic Paintings
  Creating Three Dimensions with Color Temperature
  Brushes? We Don't Need No Stinking Brushes!
  Drawing for the Landscape Painter
  Step by Step oil painting demonstration - Dog Days, by John Hulsey
  Step-By-Step Oil Painting Demonstration - November Gold, by John Hulsey
  Plein Air Pastel Painting in Tuscany - Part III
  Plein Air Pastel Painting in Tuscany - Part II
  Step-by-Step Plein Air Pastel Painting Demonstration - Tracks by John Hulsey
  Step-By-Step Oil Painting Demonstration - The Way Home, by John Hulsey
  Painting in the Land of Enchantment - Perspectives No. 3
  Gore Creek I - Developing a large studio oil painting from watercolor sketches done on location
  Step-by-Step Watercolor Painting Demonstration, Through the Trees, Lourmarin by John Hulsey
  Step-by-Step watercolor plein air painting demonstration, Le Pont d'Avignon, by John Hulsey
  Step-by-Step Watercolor Painting Demonstration - A Votre Sante - by John Hulsey
  Step-by-Step Watercolor Painting Demonstration - The Fountain Cleaner - by John Hulsey
  Plein Air Pastel Painting in Tuscany - Part I
  About John Hulsey
 
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A Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes

Nocturnes - A Primer on Night Painting

Filled with inspirational examples by the masters of nightime painting, this little book is sure to fire up your creative energies. Never tried painting at night? We show you how it's done with a step-by-step-oil demo and a tale of night painting in the wilds of Rocky Mountain National Park. The Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes is a 7 x 7" PDF download with 40 pages of text and images. It includes a gallery of paintings by masters of the nocturne, information to inspire and encourage you in your plein air nocturne painting, an illustrated step-by-step demo and tips for working in pastel and oil. Also available in a softcover edition. Check out the tools and other products that we use in our own art and travels in The Artist's Road Store. We only offer things for sale that we enthusiastically believe in.

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Building Value and Detail, Soaring, Watercolor, © John HulseySoaring - A Step by Step WC Demo

 

Mustang Sally's, 16 x 20", oil on panel © Patrick SaundersVoices of Experience:Patrick Saunders


California Gold, 1924, William WendtCalifornia Impressionism


Oil Painting of the Beach - Scarborough © Malcolm LudvigsenVoices of
Experience:Malcolm
Ludvigsen


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John Singer Sargent, A Dinner Table at Night, 1884dges Make a Painting Sing


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Troubadours, 30 x 40", oil, © Ann Trustyemeral Beauty:Painting the Floral Still Life

 
The Adirondack Guide, Winslow Homer, Watercolor, 1894
Watercolor Brushes - The Real 411

 

Fishermen Hauling the Net on Skagen's North Beach, 1883, Peder Severin KroyerThe Nordic Painters of Skagen

 

Young Woman at the Piano, 1876, Pierre Auguste RenoirBlack:The Queen of All Colors

 


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Detail of Afternoon Glow watercolor by John Hulseyercolor Mixing Secrets


Landscape with Sunrise by Claude MonetThe Perspectives Archive

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Photograph of John Hulsey and Ann Trusty in Glacier National Park
We are artists, authors and teachers with over 40 years of experience in painting the world's beautiful places. We created The Artist's Road in order to share our knowledge and experiences with you, and create a community of like-minded individuals.  You can learn more about us and see our original paintings by clicking on the links below.
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