How To Paint A Sky

10 Amazing (and Easy!) Tutorials

Introduction

When I look at the sky, I see a large and unending canvas of possibilities. I can paint it any color I want, and it’ll adapt to that look. But that being said, you should never paint a sky in a haphazard manner. You need to approach it properly with a whole plan and all, otherwise you’re bound to make a mess out of it. This was something I personally was having issues with. I didn’t know where to start. But instead of painting in an unplanned manner, I went ahead and studied a few tutorials on how to paint a sky. These tutorials helped me understand how I should be approaching my sky paintings, and I’m sure you too can benefit from them.

The key to painting a perfect sky is by deciding the time of the day, and the weather. First, you decide the timing. You have three different times that you can work with. There’s the time from morning to noon, then evening, and finally the night sky. And you have two types of weather – clear, or gloomy. So once you decide on these things, you’re all set to start working on your sky painting.

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Tutorial on Gorgeous Sky Oil Painting

Tutorial on Gorgeous Sky Oil Painting

In this blog post, Valérie Pirlot talks about some fantastic tips on painting a beautiful blue sky with oils. With the use of oil colors, and brushes, he combines the silkiness of traditional synthetic brushes with the firmer feel of hog bristles. After this tutorial, you will be able to achieve a beautiful sky painting in oil. Oil painting is not easy to work with, but this beginner’s level guide will help you achieve fantastic results.

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Easy and Beautiful Blue Sky in Acrylics Painting

Easy and Beautiful Blue Sky in Acrylics Painting

If you are new to acrylics and wish to learn about painting skies, this tutorial is what you want! Will Kemp's demonstration on how to paint a basic blue sky with acrylics is very informative and helpful. He shows you how to pre-mix the blues from light to dark using ultramarine, phthalo blue, and titanium white acrylic paint and then how to apply them on the canvas. He perfectly blends the colors with the use of a glazing medium and creates a realistic blue sky. With dry brush blending, this acrylic painting tutorial can be anyone's favorite painting lesson.

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Paint A Dreamy and Beautiful Sky with Janhendrik Dolsma

Paint A Dreamy and Beautiful Sky with Janhendrik Dolsma

With the use of dry brush techniques, it becomes effortless to paint clouds on the sky. Janhendrik Dolsma is a Dutch painter who, in this tutorial, teaches you how to paint a sky. With his perfect hand techniques, one can learn the basics of painting a sky effectively and efficiently. So, if you want the perfect results, believe me, this demonstration is made for you!

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Simple and Easy Summer Skies Painting Tutorial

Simple and Easy Summer Skies Painting Tutorial

In this amazing demonstration, Patrick Ley- Greaves provides a quick demo straight away from his studio on how you can paint a summer sky. His excellent instructions in this tutorial can quickly help people get over their humps. Cloud, surf, and sand, or if you want to add boat or birds or both with watercolors, this tutorial will help you with all that. With the beginner technique of using watercolors, Patrick's end results are perfect! So, no matter if you are a novice, you will quickly achieve some of the great results by following this tutorial!

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Quick and Amazing Simple Sky Painting Tutorial

Quick and Amazing Simple Sky Painting Tutorial

If you want to add life to your blue skies, this demonstration is perfect for a starting point. No need to go to any art schools, Jerry will teach you how to paint the most beautiful sky himself. This tutorial is the best way to paint the sky, which seems not only easy but also very nice. Give it a try now, and get the most amazing results! This 'Paint a Simple Sky' tutorial is perfect for any beginner who dreams of drawing beautiful skies.

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Beautiful and Stunning Sky Tutorial

Beautiful and Stunning Sky Tutorial

This fantastic tutorial is by ‘Howcast,’ who teaches us how to dry a sky with the use of everyone’s favorite crayons and pencils. She covers the entire area of her sketchbook while drawing a perfect sky painting. This painting is not only pleasing to the eyes, but is also very easy to create. By following the steps in her tutorial, one could quickly learn how to draw the most beautiful sky. So, watch this tutorial now, get your sketchbook and crayons, and paint the perfect sky!

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Picturesque Sky Digital Painting by Ryde

Picturesque Sky Digital Painting by Ryde

If you wish to bring life to your art and struggle to do so, this place is for you. In this wondrous tutorial, Rydi teaches how you can create the perfect sky as a background for your characters. She shows that it is not difficult at all to paint a simple, beautiful, and effective sky. Digital painting is not easy, but this tutorial is fun to watch, but it is also very easy to follow. Create the perfect sky by following this tutorial. We are sure that you are going to be amazed at your results!

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Natural and Rich Sky Painting Tutorial

Natural and Rich Sky Painting Tutorial

In this blog guide, you will learn to draw many types of skies. From a simple starry sky, sunny sky to a starry sky, this tutorial guide teaches step by step how to draw the most perfect and beautiful sky. We know that every landscape drawing is incomplete without a sky, and it is essential of drawing; that is why this guide is for you! Follow each step and learn how to draw your favorite kind of sky!

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Attractive and Beautiful Watercolor Sky Painting

Attractive and Beautiful Watercolor Sky Painting

This guide by Roisin Cure teaches you how to draw the perfect sky in watercolors. She provides different techniques of drawing various types of skies, no matter a sunrise or sunset. Her techniques will help your artwork look real and natural. You will surely love the way she teaches in her tutorial. So, if you are ready to create a natural-looking and beautiful sky, check out her techniques first and get your desired results!

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Eye Pleasing Sky Painting

Eye Pleasing Sky Painting

This Tutorial is for the individuals who are looking for ways to draw the most realistic clouds and skies. Drawing and Sketching a Sky is not easy, especially when you don’t have enough range of colors to go with. All you have is your skills and techniques, but after following this step-by-step guide, we are sure you will draw a peaceful and beautiful sky without any worries. This guide is for you if you want some innovations in your work!

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My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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The Navarro-Rubios

My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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