November DVD of Month Club – River Walk

November DVD of Month – River Walk

The November DVD of Month is now complete and in the process of being sent to our members.

This month we are painting a scene from several photos I took while out walking along the Barwon River in Geelong. It is an exercise in how to create an interesting painting from a combination of elements in multiple photos.

Our DVD of Month Club members will be learning the process of combining elements from photos. The painting can be done in both oils or acrylics.

Not a member of the DVD of Month Club and would like to get the River Walk DVD? Get all of the details here …

DVD of Month Club

Join the DVD of Month club this month and you will also receive the online version of three great BONUS DVD’s.

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Monet’s Garden DVD’s


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If you love Monet and his paintings then this will interest you.

In July of this year I had the chance to visit Monet’s home and gardens in Giverny (Just north of Paris).

It was a really moving experience. I took hundreds of photos around his gardens, the waterlillies on his pond, the Japanese bridge he made famous in his paintings.

When I came home I started painting his gardens from the photos I had taken.

Now I am excited to introduce our new Online Art Class …

“Painting Monet’s Garden”

Over the course of 4 weeks I will be walking you step-by-step how to paint Monet’s gardens.

We will be painting:

* The Waterlillies
* A view of Monet’s home from Garden
* The Japanese Bridge
* Gardeners At Work

These 4 paintings will be completed from just some of the photos I took during my visit.

Each painting demonstration will be 1 – 2 hours in length.

I will show you every step in detail including:

* How to create a simple composition from photos
* Creating depth in painting
* Painting in Impressionistic manner
* Mixing a vareity of greens
* And so much more.

First 20 People To Register Receive The DVD’s

This is an online course delivered over 4 weeks however if you are one of the first 20 people to register right now … then I will also send you a 4 DVD set containing the lessons.

PLUS … WIN One of the Painting

The first 20 people to register will also have the chance to win one of the 4 paintings I complete as part of the course.

I will be giving away all 4 of the paintings.

That means if you are one of the first 20 people to register then you will have a 1 in 5 chance of winning an original oil painting.

BONUS … 100 + Photos for reference

Every one who joins us for this course will also receive access to more than 100 photos that I took of Monet’s garden so you can do further paintings in the future.

If you love Monet and want to learn how to paint his gardens then register now:

Register For ‘Painting Monet’s Garden’ Here

Remember … you need to be one of the first 20 people to register to receive the DVD’s and be in the draw to win one of the 4 paintings.

The online class starts on Monday 12th November.

Classes will be designed to suit all experience levels and we will break each of the steps down to make it easy for you to learn.

If you love Monet then I look forward to you joining us.

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Draw People Step By Step

When Sue and I went to Europe recently we spent a bit of time in Montmarte in Paris.

What I loved was watching the artists there complete amazing looking portraits of people on the spot in around 15 minutes. It obviously requires years of experience and great observational skills, and a mastery of drawing, to achieve such good likenesses.

Well … needless to say I was inspired and decided when I got back home to learn more about how to draw portraits.

So I started to look for a course on how to draw people step by step. I looked at a few which were okay … but then I came across a course by a fellow Aussie. The course is called “Draw People Step By Step Home Study” … well I was impressed with it and wrote up this review for you.

Draw People Step By Step Home Study Review

Whenever I look at purchasing a course, no matter what it is, the first thing that I want to determine is how qualified is the created of the course? Or in other words why should I listen to them?

When I discovered that “Draw People Step By Step” was created by Taylor Roy, my interest was immediately raised. I have big fan of his work for several years now and have even purchased his “Figure Drawing Course” that comes as a bonus with this course.

Let me tell you the “Figure Drawing Course” was absolutely amazing, and I would easily pay $47 for that alone.

Taylor Roy has this ability to take a difficult technique and demonstrate it in a way that makes it easy to understand and replicate. The importance of this skill cannot be over rated, especially when you are trying to learn.

Draw People Step By Step Home Study Review – What Exactly Is This Course?

If you have ever tried to learn from a book you will understand how difficult it can be to try and piece the steps together.

For this reason Taylor Roy has put a lot of effort into creating what I call the “Ultimate Portrait Drawing Package”. It consists of 6 step by step videos and corresponding manuals in PDF format.

Each video has been edited so that you see exactly what Taylor Roy is drawing, and you can watch as the drawing progress and he talks about what he is doing.

The first five lessons focus on the individual facial features so you can master drawing each feature individually before trying to bring them together. I personally found this approach very beneficial, as it gave me a chance to practise each feature without risking messing up my entire drawing.

The biggest things I got from these first five lessons was how to properly shade the eye, and create the height with my noses.

The sixth lesson shows clearly how to bring the features together in one complete drawing. In my opinion this is probably the most important lesson, as it is this lesson that helps your drawing move from a collection of parts to a complete masterpiece.

The final lesson looks at understanding the facial changes that happen as someone’s emotions change. Again this lesson is superb.

So I guess the big question is, is it worth the money?

I would have to say without a doubt yes. Like I mentioned earlier I would have happily paid $47 just for the “Figure Drawing Course” that came as a bonus. But that is just me.

So instead what I will do now is outline the pros and cons so that you can make up your own mind.

Draw People Step By Step Home Study Review – The Pros and Cons

The Pros:

When it comes to learning to draw nothing beats watching someone how it is done. This is the only course I have come across where you can watch a professional artist demonstrates how to draw people.

The course is so packed with information that regardless of your skill level you will learn a lot from this course.

There is literally over 3 hours worth of step by step video that explains everything from the proper way to shade the lips to how to easily layout an ear.

There are 6 step by step manuals (over 210 pages in length) that walk you through the entire drawing process for those who want a manual as well.

Like I mentioned earlier the bonuses are fantastic and well worth the $47 dollars alone.

It is backed up by a full 60 day money back guarantee.

Draw People Step By Step Home Study Course is designed for anyone who is serious about their art and wants to take their drawing to the next level.

In my opinion it doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an experienced artist. This course is definitely the fastest way to improve your skill and start creating drawings you can be proud of.

Unlike other drawing books that require tones of drawing material to get started, you can pick up all you require from you local art or stationary stores for a couple of dollars.

Finally it is worth mentioning that this course is backed by a full 60 day money back guarantee, so if for any reason you don’t like it you can simply get your money back. Oh, and you get to keep the entire course, you couldn’t really ask for a better deal than that.

The Cons:

The only con’s I can think of is the size of the download. Obviously because these are videos and not just PDF that you are downloading it can take awhile, but having said that it is worth the wait.

Also they send you an email with the link to the download page in case your computer freezes or you lose the page mid download.

Secondly it is only available via online download and not available in stores. This is a bit of a shame, but once again I do understand.


Overall, there is no doubt that the “Draw People Step By Step” Home Study Course is widely regarded as the best portrait drawing course available anywhere on the internet.

Having looked at it myself I would have to agree with the consensus and state that it is my favourite product.

I strongly believe that you will never get such great learning material at such a low price again.

So if you are serious about your art you need to get this course.

It may take a bit of practice to get as good as the Montmarte artists but this course will sure help you.

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