Friday, October 31, 2014

Free Shipping ends Today!


My Free Shipping offer on all of my instructional dvds ends Today!

The free shipping is for any quantity in the US and Canada.
For the free international shipping you need to purchase two or more.
Your Shipping Charges will be credited back to your PayPal account before shipping occurs. 
There will be no further discounts on the dvds, so when they are gone....they're gone.

Here are the two pages of dvds available:
Remember each dvd comes complete with the drawing, color reference photos, and color photo of the finished painting.  Along with directions on how to stretch paper and the supply list.



Thursday, July 3, 2014

To the future....

I have changed all the PayPal buttons (Add To Cart), to reflect the $10 off sale on all of the dvds I have left in stock.

I will be consolidating all of my teaching efforts into one location shortly (www.jacquelinegnott.ning.com) so, I'll be ending the production and sale of my instructional dvds.  For a look at the videos available click on the page links:
Page TWO

A sampling of some of the great watercolor instructional videos on my new forum.

I know how many of you from around the world have enjoyed my dvds throughout the years, since we are moving into the future with my new forum "For the Love of Watercolor".  On the new forum, you can view my videos on any device, from any location.  It's a much better format.  Plus I've upgraded my filming equipment with excellent zoom capabilities to let you see "up close" each brush stroke.   And in HD!


 

Thursday, January 30, 2014

"Reflections of a Flower Instructional Watercolor DVD



"Reflections of a Flower Instructional Watercolor DVD"
We will work on three flowers in this dvd, the Magnolia, the Tulip &amp the Waterlily (below).  The original photos have all been shot on reflective surfaces, so this dvd will show you how to handle painting watercolor reflections successfully.  Reflections that are subtle and add such depth to your painting.  Also we'll do the three flowers in dramatic realism, capturing every detail.  (This dvd does not have any basic set-up information.)  2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping




Sunday, December 29, 2013

Christmas Instructional Watercolor DVD



My Christmas favorites in watercolor.  1. The "Classic Coke" with Santa on the carton.   2.  A Christmas Ornament with all the reflections.  3.  The Christmas flower, the Poinsettia.  We will paint all of these, in easy to follow step-by-step instruction.  As always each dvd comes complete with photos of the reference material and finished painting; a detail pencil drawing to transfer to your watercolor paper; instructions on how to stretch paper and a supply list of the pigments I use as well as all the supplies.

3 hours in length.
$59

$49
plus shipping


Thursday, March 28, 2013

The Iris Instructional Watercolor DVD


This is a comprehensive guide to one of my favorite flowers, the Iris.  This dvd will be the same in-depth format as "Painting an American Beauty", which, besides the painting of three Irises in watercolor, it will include many vignettes about the intricacies of Irises including; adding gentle veining to the falls; painting delicate and translucent standards; painting soft beards and much, much more. Besides all of the drawings, photos of the reference material, photos of the finished painting, supply list, info sheet on how to stretch paper, you will receive a botanical illustration of all of the anatomical parts of the Iris.  This is a very in-depth tutorial of every aspect of painting the lovely Iris in Watercolor.  This is a 2 dvd set, 4 hours of instruction.   

$69

$59
 plus shipping


Sunday, October 14, 2012

Red Globe Grapes Instructional Watercolor DVD




Red Globe Grapes Instructional Watercolor DVD shows you how to paint this lovely and dramatic watercolor from start to finish.  The intense black background that flows into a soft grey gradation.  Capturing the luminosity and translucency of the grapes with multi colors.  In spotlight and in shadow.  Along with being able to capture the delicate, natural bloom.  There will also be instruction on how to get great stems in spotlight lighting, and how to make them look natural, flowing and woodsy.  I think you'll gain and a lot of insight on doing a larger painting.  Come join me on this fall harvest journey.  2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping



Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Breakfast in America Watercolor DVD



Breakfast in America is an in-depth tutorial about everything that is breakfast...

Nothing makes mornings cheerier then a vase of daisys.
We paint every rib of these little bits of sunshine in a clear glass vase.

A shiny bowl that reflects all of it's surroundings and also holds an American staple, Corn Flakes.

A luscious topping of some Strawberries.

To top it off, we have a box of Kellogg's Corn Flakes.  Here we delve into the structure of the box and then onto lettering and graphics.

Last but not least, what ties everything together, a lovely checkered cloth.  The background is also covered with it smooth gray gradation.

All of this is covered in this dvd.  3-1/2 hours in length

 $59 

$49
plus shipping
 
 


Sunday, June 17, 2012

Exotics Instructional Watercolor DVD


 Explore all the rich color of the flowers of paradise.  This dvd has no initial set-up instructions, but just dives right into these four exotic flowers: Mandevillia, Bird of Paradise, Plumaria and the Orchid.  We will cover achieving rich intense color with your watercolors that will give your paintings powerful impact.  To make them glow with brilliant color.  Special interest in background work, from the smooth background of the Orchid, to the slightly mottled background of the Bird of Paradise, to the sunlit spots of color on the Mandevillia.  And, of course, handling the greens of the leaves on the Plumaria successfully.
This dvd is 3 hours in length.

$59 

$49
plus shipping



Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Painting an American Beauty Instructional Watercolor DVD



This has been my most popular dvd
and I have only two left...

A Two DVD Set! This dvd is an in-depth study of painting the Rose in watercolor. Rich in every aspect of the Rose anatomy. We will delve deeply into painting leaves which can be a troublesome area. Learning to paint different leaves in different lighting situations. Both realistic and decorative. Also little studies on doing thorns and stamens and painting a sparkling Dew Drop. There will be special instruction on buds, both tight and unfurling. And the stars of the show, painting a Rose in soft muted light and also a back-lit Rose. Painting the delicate colors for 'life like' realism.

$69

 $59
plus shipping
2 DVD Set ~ 240 Minutes!


Saturday, February 11, 2012

Summer Blossoms Instructional Watercolor DVD

This is the "sequel" to Spring Blossoms, as we do more intense paintings of my favorite summer flowers. (This dvd is all about the painting, without any initial set-up information) I have planned these three because I had requests from artists requesting instruction on how to handle larger washes. Manipulating color on the surface of the petal. Smooth washes that glow with intensity. Planning your palette. Planning a striking painting. Working with depth-of-field for leaves and backgrounds. This dvd is all about achieving beautiful flowers with watercolor. Join me.

$49

$39
plus shipping





Saturday, December 17, 2011

Milk Weed Pod - Instructional Watercolor DVD


This watercolor instructional dvd focuses on the Milk Weed Pod. It will cover all of the basic steps in getting ready to paint your watercolor, including: transferring the pencil drawing & masking.

In this dvd we will cover the following areas:


*Painting the Milk Weed Pod, step-by-step.
*Adding texture to the seed pods.
*This dvd will have a special separate section on
painting this grouping of the seed pod "silks".
Maki
ng them look "light as a feather".
*Painting smooth backgrounds. Getting intense glazes using darks.
*Painting sun cast shadows with character.
*We will talk extensively about photographing nature. Getting the best shots for a very dramatic watercolor. (Which can be the biggest challenge).

This dvd comes complete with a photo of the finished painting; a photo of the reference shot; an information sheet on how to stretch paper; a list of all the supply's you'll need; and a pencil drawing to transfer onto your watercolor paper. Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping






Monday, October 3, 2011

Dark, Dramatic & Delicate Instructional Watercolor DVD


This watercolor instructional dvd focuses on dark and dramatic still lifes and how to achieve them. In this dvd we will talk about and work with a limited palette to add to the drama. We spend time on one of the specific problems faced by a lot of watercolor painters, achieving a smooth background. Our goal being a background as smooth as silk with subtle gradations to accentuate the subject. We also spotlight the painting of these very delicate Pear blossoms. We will go over how to mask and paint them, keeping their light and delicate appearance. Then finally doing glass in watercolor. We will go step-by-step on how to paint this complicated green glass vase...and how to make it shine.
This dvd comes complete with a photo of the finished painting; a photo of the reference shot; an information sheet on how to stretch paper; a list of all the supply's you'll need; and a pencil drawing to transfer onto your watercolor paper. Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49


$39
plus shipping






Thursday, May 26, 2011

Sterling, Crystal & Glass Instructional Watercolor DVD


We are undertaking the three most difficult objects for an artist to accomplish. Sterling silver, a crystal candy dish and a clear glass vase. In this dvd we won't finish one total painting, but instead will concentrate on honing the skills of these three pieces. With each piece there will be much instruction on achieving a realistic interpretation of the object. Specific "tricks" to help you easily create a life-like watercolor. Instruction will include how to handle the environmental and setup influences especially in dealing with reflective surfaces such as the sterling silver and clear objects such as the glass vase. This is a more advanced dvd and does not contain any of the basic instruction on set up or painting. You will receive a very detailed drawing of each piece, as well as photos. Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49



$39
plus shipping






Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Iris in Glass - Instructional Oil DVD


I wanted to do an instructional Oil DVD with an Iris as the main subject. I thought this was the perfect one to do. I absolutely loved the drama that this piece conveys and I knew oil would give me the most intense color. Join me in learning all of the tips to paint this oil and make it spectacular! Learn the "Color Blocking" tricks to do glass, glass that sparkles. Master blending with special brushes. Study the structure of the Iris flower and use your oil paints to capture it perfectly. This is a great DVD for any person wishing to learn oil painting, or for the watercolor artist who wishes to expand their talents. Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping




Monday, May 2, 2011

Spring Blossoms Instructional Watercolor DVD


A trilogy of intense painting of three of my favorite Spring Blossoms. This dvd does not have any of the basic set up information, instead I dive right into the paintings. The Coneflower delves into the question every one wants to know...how to paint the cone. The hardest part of the flower, but really quite easy using this simple method. The Apple Blossoms give information on working with whites and their shadows. The many different colors that can be used to create a very dramatic painting., but still keeping it light and crisp. In the Daffodil segment we discuss some of the design elements of painting. The graphic placement of the subject to make the most visual impact. Plus more work in developing the "soft focus" background. Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49

$39




plus shipping





Friday, February 11, 2011

Tulips in Red Vase - Instructional Oil DVD


My very first oil instruction dvd. This is mainly for beginners in the oil medium. And especially tailored for watercolorists who would like to expand their horizons and try oils. Or for the artist wishing to try oils for the very first time.


We start with a full description of all of the materials I use. Brushes, paints, painting surfaces. With the provided pencil drawing, we'll transfer the painting. Set up the palette. Learn how to apply layers of color, in a very similar way to my watercolor technique. You'll follow me step-by-step through the entire process. Also included is all of the information that you'll need on drying and varnishing your finished painting.


This dvd comes complete with chapters for easy navigation. A pencil drawing ready to transfer. And photos of both the finished painting and the still life set up. Join me...I think we'll enjoy this little adventure together! Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping



Friday, November 5, 2010

Shine Instructional Watercolor DVD


Concentrating on rich, dark colors in this still life. Layering glazes to obtain flawless colors. Focusing on one of the hardest subjects to achieve in watercolor....glass. Glass that looks photographic. We will spend a lot of time on how to achieve beautiful glass that "Shines". (A very nice advanced sequel to "Sparkle".) This was one of my favorite pieces to paint. Going through the process of starting with a bright white piece of paper and creating such luscious three-dimensional form. Join me in this journey. It'll be an exciting and fulfilling one! Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping




Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Orchid - Instructional Watercolor DVD



Painting all of the intricacies of the lovely and elegant Orchid.
The rich, velvety colors, the delicate veining.
This dvd will also talk about how to take excellent photo reference, no matter what the lighting.
Interesting backgrounds that don't interfere with the main subject of the painting.
And lots of cool techniques for getting all of the delicate details of the Orchids! Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49

$39
plus shipping

 

Monday, September 20, 2010

Fall Harvest - Instructional Watercolor DVD



Intense concentration on just painting in this DVD. (There is no basic set up instruction) I went with a lot of the fruits/vegys that I have used in my still life paintings. Here are some of the techniques that you will learn:

Learn how to paint each one of these in precise detail□ How to handle reflections
□ Learn how to make your own deckle-edge paper
□ How to handle the different textures
Lighting your subject for the best dramatic effect.

This dvd has a very nice "chapters" feature
to let you navigate from fruit to fruit.


$49

 $39

plus shipping


Sunday, August 29, 2010

Sunburst - Instructional Watercolor DVD




My first DVD of a Day Lily. And I thought "Sunburst" would be a great subject. It's all about the color. Working with rich intense colors. In this DVD we'll cover:

☼ Painting of the Day Lily
☼ Painting distant soft focus objects that don't detract from the main subject
☼ Soft focus backgrounds
☼ Achieving intense, rich colors with watercolor
☼ Keeping your lines sharp
☼ Adding all of the details to make a perfect Day (lily)

$49

$39
plus shipping



Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Still Life with Callas - Instructional Watercolor DVD




This DVD is more advanced, I dive right into the major areas of instruction. This is concentrating on:

□ A wood table top with perfect reflections
□ Painting white objects smoothly, with specific interest in porcelain reflections
□ The delicacy of Calla Lilies
□ How to achieve a crystal clear glass vase
□ Smooth dark backgrounds

$49

$39 plus shipping





Friday, June 25, 2010

My Favorite Things - Volume 2



This one is specifically all about the details. Those details that truly "make" a realistic watercolor painting. The tomato inside measuring cup is the best example of how to capture a 3-D image with watercolor. Plus being cute and lots of fun. The Day Lily talks about a problem I hear from other artists about how to handle shadows in yellow and what colors to use without turning things muddy. The details on this piece are all about the sunshine and great shadows that just make a watercolor shine. The Butterfly is my first video about painting these gorgeous living works of art. From their brilliant wings (structure and all) to the highlights on their skinny little legs. Approximately 2 hours in length.

$49


$39
plus shipping


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