These exercises will help develop blending skills and practice with contrast. In the interest of keeping things simple, minimal color will be used.  


Like the first painting taught at Red Dot, the fruit tutorial guides you through each step of an oil painting. The fake-veggie tutorial teaches the same process for more practice. 


This is not a tutorial, just step-by-step directions to get ready for your first landscape painting. You could paint this one if you like, but it's a lot more challenging than the suggested landscape photos. Plus, the photo for this one is old and crappy.