With Season 7’s thirteen episodes, Wilson brings us a variety of different landscapes and studies sure to interest both the novice and experienced artist.
Volume Five in Wilson Bickford’s Paint Smart, Not Hard series!
With bonus episode, “Don’t Be So Koi!”
An exclusive in-depth oil painting lesson with Wilson Bickford
In this exclusive DVD, available only through Public Television, acclaimed artist and TV host Wilson Bickford brings his easy-to-follow instructions to “Sunset Lake.” Wilson demonstrates that you don’t always have to have a pre-plan – sometimes, just painting free-form allows for fun and fresh creativity. Wilson shares his tips and techniques that will inspire your imagination.
Using a few chosen colors and brushes, you can achieve dramatic, convincing results. The techniques demonstrated herein are easy to master and you can create your own masterpiece that you’ll be proud of! This project focuses on “Wilson’s way” of handling wet oil techniques and offers you the opportunity to experiment with a different approach and thus, learn a few new tricks. As Wilson says, “Paint smart, not hard!”
This DVD also contains the bonus episode, “Don’t Be So Koi!” Koi are colorful fish, and Wilson shows how to capture their beauty on canvas.
#701 Fetching the Tree
Wilson is in the holiday spirit as he paints a slice of Americana: an old truck bringing home the Christmas tree.
#702 Snowy Owl, Part 1
Wilson loves to paint birds, and this Snowy Owl is on the prowl! In part 1, Wilson paints the background sky, trees, and snow.
#703 Snowy Owl, Part 2
Wilson loves to paint birds, and this Snowy Owl is on the prowl! In part 2, Wilson details the owl and his perch, a tree stump coated in snow.
#704 Bridging The Gap (Covered Bridge), Part 1
Old covered barns have a lot of character and interest, especially if you’re an artist. In part one, Wilson creates the background, grass, and pebble-strewn road.
#705 Bridging The Gap (Covered Bridge), Part 2
Old covered barns have a lot of character and interest, especially if you’re an artist. In part two, Wilson develops the old, rustic covered bridge.
#706 Saguaro Silhouette
It gets chilly in the desert at night, but we’ll catch the last rays of warmth from this desert sunset. Wilson uses a variety of yellows, pinks, purples, reds, and oranges to create a magnificent sunset against saguaro cactus silhouettes.
#707 Catch a Wave, Part 1
Wilson demonstrates how to paint the move and movement of ocean waves. In part one, he details the background and begins constructing the wave.
#708 Catch a Wave, Part 2
Wilson demonstrates how to paint the move and movement of ocean waves. In part two, he details the finishes the crashing ocean wave.
#709 Moonlit Pines
Today’s show features a very special guest artist: Wilson’s 11-year-old granddaughter, Lauren. Wilson gets many requests from people asking about painting with their children and grandchildren. “Moonlit Pines” is a fun and easy project using only a few basic brushes and paints.
#710 Potted Geraniums, Part 1
Wilson has a green thumb when it comes to painting potted geraniums! In part one, Wilson establishes the background and the garden-encrusted clay pot.
#711 Potted Geraniums, Part 2
Wilson has a green thumb when it comes to painting potted geraniums! In part two, Wilson shows how to add detail to the flowers and leaves.
#712 Feathered Friend, Part 1
A bright red cardinal is perched on a rustic, antique water pump, enjoying the beautiful summer day. In part one, Wilson establishes the background.
#713 Feathered Friend, Part 2
A bright red cardinal is perched on a rustic, antique water pump, enjoying the beautiful summer day. In part two, Wilson details the bird and the water pump.
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