Painting is fun, but when you get started with it at first, you’re bound to run into a lot of problems, and it’s quite natural. After all, its uncharted territory for you. I faced the same issue, which is why I devoted a good portion of my time to some amazing video tutorials. These tutorials helped me learn painting in a step by step manner, and if I could benefit from them, I’m pretty sure you’d be able to as well.
The step by step painting process is quite simple. First, you apply paint, and work out the necessary shades. Next, you improve the quality of your artwork by adding light effects and shadows. Finally, you put in the little details, which are not really mandatory, but will help elevate the quality of your painting.
This step by step video tutorial will guide you through the process of drawing a beautiful waterfall landscape using acrylic paints. This painting has all the elements of a perfect artwork. From proper shading, to well-placed lighting effects, the artist touches on all bases in this painting. The tutorial is quite detailed, and every step is explained properly. You won’t have any trouble understanding the process whatsoever.
For this step by step painting lesson, we look at an aesthetic and abstract artwork of a unicorn. It’s a very colorful piece, and has this soothing appeal to it. The vibrant outlook of this painting really sets it apart. The artist does use proper shades in the painting, but doesn’t bother giving them nice transitions. But that’s a style in itself, and one that you’ll really enjoy working with.
I believe that watercolor painting is the best place to start for new artists. It has a much simpler approach compared to other mediums of painting. This tutorial will show you how to get started with watercolors. It’s a very simple landscape painting with almost no details. The emphasis has instead been focused on the coloring. Beginners who’re interested in watercolor painting should definitely check out this tutorial.
This is one of the easiest paintings you’ll ever do. It’s basically a layer of blue paint in the background, followed by the silhouette drawn up front using black paint. There’s nothing complex about this approach. As you can tell, it’s quite easy, and probably the easiest artwork you’ll ever paint. If you want, you can show a bit of creativity from your end, and add a few more elements to the existing piece.
This artwork is very pretty. It uses light tone colors in a graceful way such that the entire painting takes on a soothing appeal. Shading is done with utmost accuracy. The transition in colors is quite noteworthy. Although this may seem like a difficult painting to work on, I can guarantee you that it really isn’t, and all you need is a bit of practice.
In this step by step video tutorial, you’ll learn how to paint not one, not two, but four different types of sky using acrylic paints. There’s a simple blue sky, a pink one, one during the sunset, and one at night. Each sky has its own unique appearance, and in this video, you’ll learn how to create a unique appeal for each of them.
This video tutorial shows you the stepwise process of painting palm trees during sunset. The setting sun gives the sky an orange-blue appearance. The palm trees take on a silhouette like appearance. All in all, this painting is quite serene and peaceful. Plus, it’s an easy and simple painting to replicate. Nothing too complex about its approach or style. It’s indeed a comfortable thing to work on.
This painting isn’t a masterpiece, nor is it perfect. In fact, it lacks shades and details as well. But this painting is quite sweet, and I really like it. Plus, it’s a good artwork to try out if you’re new to watercolor painting. Hence, I decided to put this on the list as well. It’s a simple process, and quite easy to do. I’m pretty sure you’ll enjoy working on this painting of watermelons.
In this video tutorial, you’ll get to see how you can paint a simple birdcage, with a sunset sky in the background. The cage is basically a silhouette, and there’s not much to do there. Attention is to be given in the background where you’ll need to blend the red and orange colors to give the sky its sunset appearance. There’s not much going on in this painting, which makes it ideal for beginners to work on.
This is one of the finest tutorials on this list. It shows you how to paint a magnificent portrait of a black and white bird. This painting is a bit tricky compared to the rest, but is still an easy piece to work on. It just has more details compared to the others we’ve seen so far. Nevertheless, all your hard work will be rewarded by a beautiful painting in the end, which you can put on your living room walls.
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!
Jimena & Iñigo