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The Ultimate Pet Portrait Course in Oils

FINALLY, the Ultimate Pet Portrait Course YOU have been waiting for!

Marion Dutton has been working with her team for almost a year to bring you this incredible course which will teach YOU how to paint ANY Pet Portrait portrait. Marion has been teaching pet portrait painting for over 10 years, and she has seen students travel from all across the world to paint portraits with her during her three & five-day courses. This course has been put together for all those who are unable to travel to Marion's studio in Cheshire UK, but who would love to learn how paint portraits in Marion's unique style. It includes over 20 hours of video tutorials.

The course is organised into chapters for ease of learning and will allow you to work through the course at your own pace. This course covers 8 dogs, 3 cats and a horse, in real time, showing every single stroke, palle shot and superb upclose footage so you will not miss a thing. Each portrait has three separate videos which include underpainting, first colour glazes, and the final details. The portraits have been carefully chosen to challenge you with a variety of different dogs and cats and the finale of a stunning horse. There is also a handy PDF guide for those students who would like to consider taking commission work, providing you with information on branding, social media and ideas on how you can promote your art as a business. Once you have bought this course you will keep this in your MazArt Account forever, allowing you to refer back to it time and time again.

If that wasn't enough, Marion has also included a bonus chapter, where she will upload a further 10 projects to your course, and this will serve as a valuable resource for any future projects as well as introduction into birds and wildlife using the techniques gained on this course.

Classic Portrait Course in Oils

FINALLY, the Portrait Course YOU have been waiting for!

Marion Dutton has been working with her team for almost a year to bring you this incredible course which will teach YOU how to paint ANY portrait. Marion has been teaching portrait painting for over 10 years, and she has seen students travel from all across the world to paint portraits with her during her three & five-day courses. This course has been put together for all those who are unable to travel to Marion's studio in Cheshire UK, but who would love to learn how paint portraits in Marion's unique style. It includes over 20 hours of video tutorials.

The course is organised into chapters for ease of learning and will allow you to work through the course at your own pace. As well as the many detailed face and hair studies there is also six full-length portraits from start to finish. Each portrait has three separate videos which include underpainting, first colour glazes, and the final details. The portraits have been carefully chosen to challenge you with a variety of different skin tones, eye, and hair coloring as well as different backgrounds to stimulate your imagination. The final chapter is for those students who would like to consider taking commission work, and Marion provides you with a handy guide on branding, social media and ideas on how you can promote your art as a business. Once you have bought this course you will keep this in your MazArt Account forever, allowing you to refer back to it time and time again.

Tiger Tiger (Two Part) Oils

Join Marion in this exciting TWO PART workshop painting this gorgeous Tulsa Tiger. Using Marion's own photograph when she visited Tulsa Zoo and her favorite method of underpainting, then allowing the underpainting to fully dry and finally finishing off with thin coloured glazes. This is how Marion approaches all of her commission work.

This workshop is divided into two videos:

Day One (video one)  you will learn how to create a very detailed underpainting using just Burnt Umber oil paint and using a unique "lift off" technique to reveal the white of the canvas. Marion uses this technique on all of her pet portrait and portrait commission work and you will be given a deep insight into how she creates these detailed paintings.

Day Two (video two) - Marion uses thin transparent glazes to add the colour layers and final details to the dried underpainting. She allows areas of warmth to peak through those final stages. This is a very detailed and intensive workshop which will challenge beginners and intermediate artists alike, however don't let that put you off exploring this fascinating underpainting technique. Marion strongly believes that even beginners will amaze themselves at the exciting and advanced results they will achieve with this method of painting.

The Lion King (Two Part) Oils

Join Marion in this exciting TWO PART workshop painting this gorgeous Lion. Using Marion's own photograph when she visited Tulsa Zoo and her favorite method of underpainting, then allowing the underpainting to fully dry and finally finishing off with thin coloured glazes. This is how Marion approaches all of her commission work.

This workshop is divided into two videos:

Day One (video one) - you will learn how to create a very detailed underpainting using just Burnt Umber oil paint and using a unique "lift off" technique to reveal the white of the canvas. Marion uses this technique on all of her pet portrait and portrait commission work and you will be given a deep insight into how she creates these detailed paintings.

Day Two (video two) - Marion uses thin transparent glazes to add the colour layers and final details to the dried underpainting. She allows areas of warmth to peak through those final stages. This is a very detailed and intensive workshop which will challenge beginners and intermediate artists alike, however don't let that put you off exploring this fascinating underpainting technique. Marion strongly believes that even beginners will amaze themselves at the exciting and advanced results they will achieve with this method of painting.

Flower Dance - Acrylic

Join Marion on this loose and lively painting in acrylic.  Marion will show you how to create an interesting splashy background using gesso as a painting medium.  You will begin to layer the painting in simply steps slowly bringing the lovely dance effect of the flowers to life.  This is a beautiful fun painting which will delight family and friends.

Evening Graze - Oil over Acrylic

In this spectacular evening grazing scene Marion will show you how to create an acrylic underpainting, and then overpainting with oils.  The underpainting will allow you to obtain some fabulous depth and dimension in your composition, finally finishing the sunset scene with thick impasto highlights.  This is a challenge but one which even beginners will feel confident to undertake with Marion's simple and steady approach to painting.  

Bloomin Old Steps Acrylic

Join Marion in this beautiful romantic acrylic VIDEO workshop as she shows you step by step how to create the layers in this stunning acrylic scene. Based on Marion's own photo from Tuscany, you are provided with the original reference photo and the tracing outline to enable you to produce spectacular results.

The lessons covered in this acrylic tutorial are: Using reference photos and artistic licence to produce a spectacular painting. How to add layers using a dry brush technique to create a textured wall. How to build up a painting from the abstract to a finished and polished product. How to create drama with the stunning floral display.

All Marion's acrylic videos can be produced in oils. You simply need to wait for areas to dry before adding extra layers.

Lily Pad Lake Oil

Join Marion Dutton is this stunning lakeside painting using a wet on wet oil painting technique.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Under the Tuscan Sun Acrylic

Join Marion in this beautiful Tuscan sun set painting using acrylics. Let Marion show you how to add layer upon layer to create a spectacular setting sun and flowing floppy poppies and how to easily add details such as the little Tuscan house in this exciting VIDEO workshop.

All Marion's acrylic videos can be produced in oils. You simply need to wait for areas to dry before adding extra layers.

The Copper Kettle Oils

Join Marion in this exciting still life video tutorial. Marion will show you how to create an exciting wood background and this super shiny kettle reflecting bold colours and reflective lights using complementary colours.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Last Days of Autumn Oils

Join Marion in this stunning oil painting of an old oak tree in Autumn. During this video workshop you will learn some exciting stippling and pallet knife techniques.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Poppies in Glass Oils

Join Marion in this stunning floral painting of poppies in glass. Learn how to create these dramatic flowers using a simple technique, as well as the soft blended backgrounds and the shiny transparent glass.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Bleak Mid Winter Oils

Join Marion in this stunning winter wonderland oil painting VIDEO workshop, as she shows you in detailed step by step how to create beautiful blends in oils and trees with dramatic impact and texture using a pallet knife.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Autumn Canopy Acrylic

Join Marion in this beautiful autumn scene using acrylics. Let Marion show you how to add layer upon layer to create a woodland scene with depth in this exciting VIDEO workshop.

All Marion's acrylic videos can be produced in oils. You simply need to wait for areas to dry before adding extra layers.

Along the Evening Path Oils

Join Marion in this beautiful evening landscape in oils. Marion will teach you how to obtain beautiful blended sky and many other techniques in this fabulous VIDEO workshop.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Poppy Duo Oil

Join Marion Dutton is this exciting video tutorial and learn how to create these vibrant Poppies tumbling out of a border.

Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Lamplight Love Acrylic

Join Marion in this beautiful romantic acrylic VIDEO workshop as she shows you step by step how to create the layers in this stunning acrylic scene.

All Marion's acrylic videos can be produced in oils. You simply need to wait for areas to dry before adding extra layers.

Picnic by the Beach

Join Marion in this beautiful soft wet into wet oil painting workshop, and learn how to create exciting techniques such as blending fluffly clouds, and creating the illusion of transparent clothing.Although this painting is demonstrated in oils, as with all Marion's workshops it can (if you prefer) be painted in acrylics too. You may need to use an acrylic blending medium to help with blending (watch how Marion creates a wonderful acrylic medium and makes acrylics behave like oils for FREE on her YouTube Channel.

https://youtu.be/64mOOF73BII

Winter at Astbury Cottage Watercolour

Join Marion in this stunning chocolate box cottage painting using watercolour. Marion will take you step by step through this delightful painting and teach you how to create beautiful skies with washes, and create a stunning cloud formation, as well as teach you how to use masking fluid and paint this stunning cottage. Using only three colours this beautiful winter scene would make a fabulous Christmas Card, and includes many wonderful watercolour techniques that both beginner artist and intermediate artist will find educational. Marion includes her own reference photo taken from a local scene so you can really study how she has taken an ordinary photograph and turned it into this beautiful winter wonderland. This video tutorial is around 80 minutes.

Although demonstrated in watercolour this painting can be painted in other mediums should you prefer. Why not use your artistic licence to create your own version. enjoy!

We Must Be Quackers - Watercolour

Join Marion in this loose and lively painting of these lovely geese. Ok So Geese don't Quack! But you will be Quackers about this joyful and colourful painting that is sure to delight! This is one of those paintings that will make a lovely gift for someone special. Marion will guide you step by step and as always you will have the full tracing and the full PDF printable guide as well as the streamed video tutorial.

As with all Marion's workshops you could try painting this is a different medium, for variety, and of course by trying different mediums it gives you plenty of practise! Enjoy.

Almost Home - Oils

Join Marion in this gorgeous oil painting winter wonderland. Beginning the painting on a pre-toned canvas of Raw Sienna to establish the overall tones and atmosphere of this painting. This will give this painting depth and vitality despite the limited pallet.

Marion will show you how to retain the benefits of keeping the darks in place to compliment the variations in the colour of the snow. She will also teach you how to create depth in your trees by not adding but taking away paint using a wipe out tool This finished painting will inspire and delight you in equal measure. There is a BONUS SECTION to this video as Marion will teach you how to alter this painting with a delightful Santa Claus in place of the old man as a wonderful alternative.

Summer Story - Oils

Join Marion in this beautiful soft romantic summer painting. Marion will show you how to use a tinted wet on wet technique to harmonise the entire painting. Although demonstrated in oils you can choose to use different mediums for this painting. Be creative and enjoy.

Winter Lodge - Oils

Join Marion in this gorgeous oil painting winter wonderland. Beginning the painting on a pre-toned canvas of Burnt Sienna to establish the overall tones and atmosphere of this painting. This will give this painting depth and vitality despite the limited pallet.

Marion will show you how to create this magical landscape with many tips and tricks such as the wipeout tool to create amazing trees and twigs in your composition. This is a painting sure to delight!

MazArt Pallet FREE DOWNLOAD

To download the free pallet simply add to cart and check out. Then log back into your MazArt account using your email and chosen password. Click upper right YOUR ACCOUNT and scroll down the page to your pallet sheet  Click view and then download the pallet (right click to SAVE AS to your computer.)

Do not try to save the thumbnail because it will only give you a small image to print.

To watch how I make my pallet please click the following YouTube Link:

https://youtu.be/UgGDdCp6p3I  (copy and paste link)

The Music Men Watercolour (Free of charge)

Join Marion on this exciting watercolour workshop COMPLETELY FOR FREE! Yes you got it no catches, simply add this to your cart and check out. This full video tutorial will be added to your account for you to enjoy whenever you wish.

Although demonstrated in watercolour this painting can be painted in other mediums should you prefer. Why not use your artistic licence to create your own version. enjoy!

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