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In this month’s lesson we learn how to paint dahlias, delphiniums, a beautiful white vase and drapery.  I painted mine on a 20 x 20 oil primed linen and did add Permanent Rose and Cobalt Violet and Quinacridone Magenta to my palette for these color dahlias.  This particular painting was not done alla prima. It took me 3 days to paint it.  I took about a two week break between day 2 and day 3 which I’m glad I did because I could easily see now what I needed to change after day 2.

I admit that this painting was a struggle but I’m happy with the final result. I did add the little blue ribbon after filming.  It could easily have been pink but I think the blue helps bring the blue from the delphiniums in the lower half of the painting.   I hope it leaves you inspired to paint

Running time 3:52

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Elizabeth Robbins and Shanna Kunz are two professional artists and great friends with real and dedicated experience in painting and teaching workshops for over twenty five years each! They bring an entertaining and structured learning experience to any level artist wanting to hone their skills and become a better artist, as well as presenting business choices and an intimate look into the wonderful and challenging world of art.

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Enjoy a few previews from our full length lessons that are available to our Basic and All Access Members