Free Painting & Drawing & Color Mixing Exercises!
Because of my books on color and painting techniques, I have received many requests to place painting, drawing and color mixing exercises on my website. I hope you enjoy these exercises and find them fun and helpful.
Due to so many of my tutorials and free lessons being plagiarized, I am forced to place this notice stating that ALL tutorials on my website are for the express use of visitors to the website of William F. Powell and may not be copied, pasted, or posted on any other website or used or reproduced in any other manner without the express written permission of William F. Powell

Free Video Drawing & Painting Exercises


1. Seascape, Calm Water Rocks and a Misty Sky

This video step-by-step workshop shows how to paint "Seascape, Calm Water, Misty Sky and Rock from beginnning to end. A full workshop presentation showing every brush strokewith no cutaways or time lapse scenes. All color mixes are fully explained and shown with close-ups.
2. Painting Facial Expressions with Emphasis on the Eyes
This video lesson shows how to paint facial expressions, concentrating
on the eyes. The face and eyes are painted from the beginning
to the final touches and highlights.

3. Oil Painting Lesson - Painting Majestic Mountains Steps

This video lesson is a series of progressions showing the steps in painting
snow capped mountains from one of the three lessons in my
two-hour instructional DVD "Painting Majestic Mountains".

Step-By-Step Painting Exercises

1. Oil glazing lesson painting rocks under water 

2. Knife painting lesson - "Living on the Edge"

3. Painting Candle Flame & Larger Fire

4. Mixing Oil Glaze Mediums

Watercolor Painting Exercises, Step-By-Step

1. Watercolor lesson - "Homestead"

Acrylic Painting Exercises, Step-By-Step 

1. Acrylic lesson - Majestic Sunset


1. Still Life - Books and Glasses

2. Drawing a Classic Automobile

3. Drawing Clouds in Perspective

4. Drawing the Inside of a Room

5. Draw a House with Roof & Eaves in Perspective


1. Color Mixing Info and Formulas

2. Click here for a complete list of colors used in

all of William's Color Mixing Recipe books

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