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  1. Color Concepts
  2. Color for the Artist
  3. Discovering Drawing w/Ted Rose
  4. Drawing: Learning Professional Techniques
  5. Exploring Watercolor From Location to Studio
  6. Imaging in Watercolor
  7. Lascaux Revisited
  8. Painting Barns in Watercolor
  9. Painting Streams, Rocks and Trees in Watercolor
  10. Portraits in Watercolor: Part I
  11. Portraits in Watercolor: Part II
  12. Sculpture & Creative Process w/Dale Lamphere
  13. Water Media Techniques: Acrylic & Casein
  14. Water Media Techniques: Watercolor & Gouache
  15. Watercolor and Collage
  16. Watercolor in Action Responding to Nature

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Painting Barns in Watercolor - 50 minutes/$29.95
Tony Couch, Known for his dynamic watercolor workshops, and best selling book, Watercolor, You Can Do It, bring his teaching methods to video. Learn how to prepare a reference marker and establish value pattern and composition. Close-up views of how he uses color, shape, texture and sky in easy-to-use examples. Item #CY001

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Painting Streams, Rocks and Trees in Watercolor - 55 minutes/$29.95
Tony Couch shares his painting skills as he portray a mountain stream, trees, weeds, rocks and water. Light, middle and dark values create a center of interest. Learn how color, lines, shapes and textures develop a strong design. Easy-to-follow instructions for beginning and advanced watercolorists. Item #CY002

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Drawing: Learning Professional Techniques - 60 minutes/$39.95
Contour and gesture drawing and developing one-point and two-point perspective from different views are demonstrated by Tony Couch. He also shows how to use accent lines and basic shapes to develop your drawing and to incorporate crosshatching and shading to produce form. 3 landscapes using pencil, color markers and ink with a bamboo pen over a watercolor wash. Item #CY003

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Water Media Techniques; Watercolor & Gouache - 60 minutes/$39.95
Stephen Quiller shows how to use watercolor and gouache to demonstrate their properties, visual qualities and handling characteristics. He shows equipment, papers, and materials for special effects. Techniques include wet-in-wet, drybrush and transparent and opaque washes. Item #CY004

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Water Media Techniques: Acrylic & Casein - 60 minutes/$39.95
Quiller demonstrates properties and handling characteristics. See how acrylic and casein can be used to create both transparent and opaque washes, impasto textures and the interaction of the two media, as well as techniques to create special effects. Item #CY005

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Exploring Watercolor From Location to Studio - 60 minutes/$39.95
Gerald Brommer shares his painting techniques and his thought process in creating landscapes that reflect the mood, color and spirit of a particular scene. First, on location, he selects a shoreline scene. Then to the studio to complete, develop and enrich the painting. Item #CY006

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Watercolor in Action Responding to Nature - 60 minutes/$39.95
Mr. Brommer demonstrates how he captures the mood and feeling of a landscape. He selects a lighthouse which he combines with rocks, cypress trees, the ocean and shoreline. He organizes the surrounding features into a dynamic composition. Item #CY007

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Color Concepts - 61 minutes/$39.95
Quiller relates the color wheel to the Quiller wheel which indicates colors using the actual names of commercial pigments. He describes, with demonstrations, charts and completed paintings five color schemes: monochromatic; complementary; analogous; split complementary and triad. Item #CY008

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Color for the Artist - 54 minutes/$39.95
Quiller reviews the basic color concepts and the five color schemes. He demonstrates how colors create different moods, how to set up the palette for ease and accuracy in color mixing and illustrates the different types of paint application. Item #CY009

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Watercolor and Collage - 60 minutes/$39.95
Brommer. known for his richly textures paintings, shows how to add textures to watercolors with rice paper collage. Includes a series of short lessons to illustrate how collage is applied and the techniques of using it with watercolor to create small abstract paintings. He then demonstrates a watercolor and collage landscape painting from concept to finished work. Item #CY010

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Imaging in Watercolor - 60 minutes/$39.95
Mr. Brommer builds from remembered imagery and sketches of the countryside around Oaxaca, Mexico. Follow his basic process of identifying and sketching recalled images, designing and composing these elements in sketch form, and building a painting. Item #CY011

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Sculpture and the Creative Process with Dale Lamphere - 29 minutes/$39.95
Explores the sculpture's creative process as he develops his ideas into three-dimensional form with thumb-nail sketches in clay then makes the maquette and the armature and sculpts the finished work. Lamphere's instructional remarks are strong motivation . He discusses important considerations for anyone looking at a career as a sculptor. See an overview of the lost wax casting process from coating the sculpture with latex to pouring the bronze, and finishing with patina. Item #CY012

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Discovering Drawing with Ted Rose - 40 minutes/$39.95
The author of the book, Discovering Drawing, and a dynamic artist and teacher. Rose demonstrates how your students can make successful drawings and learn the basic skills to create art. Using simple subject like boxes, paper bags, and a chair. Emphasizes the techniques of line, stroke and tone to establish negative space, the object and ground for an effective composition. Item #CY013

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Portraits in Watercolor: Part I - 60 minutes/$39.95
James Kirk's demonstrations develop perceptual and drawing and painting skills. Mirror and contour drawings lead to controlled and uncontrolled watercolor painting which are then applied to a portrait. Item #CY014

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Portraits in Watercolor: Part II - 60 minutes/$39.95
Kirk emphasizes interpretation over realism and artistic content over illustration. Easy-to-follow wet-into-wet demonstration. Item #CY015

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Lascaux Revisited - 35 minutes/$29.95
This extraordinary film documents the spectacular prehistoric paintings in the Lascaux cave, in southwest France. These are the only images filmed since the cave was closed in 1963 due to environmental impact. Special animations shows how children discovered the cave. Almost the entire collection of paintings. These are the only available images of the most famous of all prehistoric caves. Item #CY016

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