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the point pieces years it is well i'm a sea kaminski together going through
a rather involved painting but very rewarding are going to try a new york and just about that time that we've done all the others but then the campaign flyers all time can we the drawing is the world that i got a little more involved lest what i've taken the liberty of playing in the grades and staying the cameras for obvious reasons because it is a little more difficult than we've done that before and the other point i want to make i'm going to raise their rise in line just a little bit above the line below the center line like that starts from the bottom when you draw it's a deadly the watch is under a little ember with a solvent kerosene preferably like that now let's put an r water it has a crib in here by the way i forgot my id say that now he's set to involuntarily i am is very sacred but using creak a line here like this just talking about it and we have a no line here like this on these buses are strained
like that only there for just a moment now we have our bases but i sitting there and start with the tower it's right on the right of the center line like this actually as the woolworth building like that keep it simple and start with bach stories and then use your perspective but don't do it for the moment just too simple but for bike stores and to your pleasure buildings right there we have another building on the site like this again as have a box form and i will show you how we will then put in perspective but don't do it at the moment and knowing here and we're wondering like this well i just broke rule it's something i just so do not to do it vary it a swan that then we have another building that extends out a little bit that's why i'm taking the liberties here and they have another
building and i try to keep them different heist down and in the same way as you know europe is not like a toll like this and i have a tall villegas his vegan gimmick anyway painting itself that this building is very close to us like this now we have some small ones cheering back of these like that very small and very much in the distance has put them like that for the moment and i'll show you not as your rather looking up into the building so this is that what we're going to do we do this like this and then like that and then they put a line say that doesn't look like much i'm going to raise that so you can see what i've done like this to say i don't do that i want to show you how to do it and that tells us that we're seeing that side of the building and it also gives the interest
they don't have boxes buildings can be interesting if you see an increase in a kind of perspective how we have a dark area here which we will paint and leave it for just a moment now this has a tower says little tricky because it can look rather strange but i'm in the painting will be able to delineate there again rather looking up into it like that we have another situation here which is very interesting they're going to do this and this at the side of the building we created a dimension and an interest in the buildings and with the shading then it really looks marvelous it's a feeling of say however a building going this way now this is a little different like that
this year we have one building that we're seeing this way like that this is flat it's on the side and we're just seeing a corner of this or don't fuss with it that's very pale and distance thank goodness we have some the retailer this and now let's put the buildings the buildings are and please do not draw windows and what have you we don't in any case it too small too far away i were just going to make an impression of windows by now the buildings are needed for a moment let's go to the bridge and widest bridge over the years it's about the right here is a bit of snow it's that it's called snow in central park i'd doors those scenes especially cities those scenes are very interesting i love the bridge every day is like this over the water like that very simple bridge not a suspension bridge thank goodness lovely little old
fashioned range of stone family that for just a moment like that and then we have to mount a snow here like this for us we're going to shame them in just a moment or we have treated as kind of trees back here like that and that's already going to do because you're going to shaving very lightly as i say they should begin to see what i'm trying to say but not now for the moment two trees here and you know you don't put in the branches and what have a busy have some and underpaying to do on the building's only them but you know they're they're not just breaking the light coming from the left that says the droid lela family fishing will tell a story now we're going to shave is filling the light is coming from the left and then suddenly you're going to see the buildings develop even the sleepiest age says they are not our branch back
in the valley i would suggest you is not such a large breasts i do that for your sake i would use is more brush very lightly and almost dry say don't lose a drawing and keep fighting near brush like this bit on either side and this as a dark area here but we're not seeing it quite like the others however it is dark it's quite dark here the bottom it's dark here the light's coming from the left so the the lights getting this bill private underscore the billing period and here like they're on a bridge is very interesting it's done very simply this way will paint it that way and also please do not drop every little stone you won't see that faraway thank goodness me jessie an impression of a bridge i made quite dark so you can see what i'm doing now i'm going to just very lightly shade
and trees like this so you know but naturally will be paid in a shade this area ikea lights coming from the left it's these two nouns right here on the left now let's say our war because that is important right now you see me you will be able to see the water blows so and the shaking of it it's quite dark by candlelight this comes underneath the bridge and therefore there's a lovely light on the water right there i think that's all were going to do i would love to get into the painting and we most of the driest managed are going to do know that they think of course there's usually start with this guy we have an extra light telling at the skyline but the thing i want to apply to what i'm making is thinking is that it's almost a monochromatic think that she's only two colors two color mixes years in the whole painting surrender start with safely bring his negative qualms it's
really quite effective let's start right around the buildings first like that this is the skull as this color i'm using is called rave green i remember all snowy scenes don't have to be a new light the night i country's sick of them and then i try to keep away from it as much as possible i always try for something a little unusual not to mention that chemistry like theirs you write so and beautiful pristine white blue and white and you get radiation greenish unfortunate because of assad and the heat of the city lights and what have you which creates a peculiar color and i think it's very interesting for them i fear knowing legal but don't worry no it
can bring you light up like this let's get a simple principle i seem to tend to do the same stroke are trying to very alone into excitement now the spring green it's great are actually is the mixtures of the yellow and green but we grant down with red and a little are arranged with that or say all most of all of the town which is very beautiful the protests become now if your building is
a little spike simply do that i go up into the sky and don't be afraid to vary it and they cannot with something more things happen by accident and that happens in science in medicine and what have you and it's not any different in thanking you have many happy accidents don't fight it just keep going and if it doesn't look just like mine forget it may have something much better than mine i found this teaching that sounds to sounds far about interpretation than i ever had in that case i've always taken from the crisis or because what a fantastic idea or happy accident of course i know they got it they didn't but when i explained to them and they enlisted a loss leader for the moment lets go to our building both parties this is what we're trying to talk about we don't know these guys that are not too many buildings so let's get into it right away and start with the
leftovers that ally turned out what i've done here is that i use a sky cloud and dark and down with other shades i like this i'm going to we that's just you know what that's a light side let's go to the other one on the right because this again is a lifetime not the way you do this take his jokes please remember that his jokes are terribly important don't fuss with it just square of dragging down squared off driving down like that now we have to turn to the next building the light hitting their solar during that to them like this
and we'll talk to here was dark is that i found little dark red there for a little interest and excitement going on here that'll probably knew that you believed belonged to get if you're going to put a little bit light tone down here with your knife over like this is i know of the building automatically creates perspective it's a fight that persist to this is two people just eat a perspective so we're going to have a softer than just a wee bit of pillow purple taliban here like this as goods are towering there again start with a light crop
i got to be very careful the second leading therapies and because of that the knisley so long that everything is beginning to really like it does in a sleigh but in every event ticket here it's you're in danger it turns out where that danger antiquities the thing i found that iran is dangerous ochoa its way felt there in a dazzling when you're going to crack it is frightening dr andrea lived this way i go the tower us can do little so oh you have to want to get introspective and be very careful with it i'm
sure that sold better than it should be a lot will immediately just about what i want to do is get at the rest of the league it really you can always go back and we find it it's do you have to of course i don't like that to most is then sometimes you're on it but thusly that for the moment referring to the bag and darken that this is not sure to say no that's fine ha ha ha i don't go to the building on the left it's quite light so i'm going to advise towns like this there again you see what i'm doing this job is going up this way for the building is the senate at that angle so here's jack should be that way and how they're going to dock and that building also create interest and a difference in levels and what have you i
then got to this building here or there again we have a lighter note here like this it's interesting that as you say it's light dark light dark and in doing that we create a difference as almost that way you play your lights against your docs and if you're correct in your painting it takes care of itself very nicely is that the two buildings behind him because i find that i tend to forget them because i'm not very important i would like them quite pale so the us make them a little paler than the other buildings because they are in the distance like that's the point eliot was a little goodies government air conditioners and all these sort of modern things
was the turkeys that does not half it has a lot of curly qs a lot of figures and thank god i wouldn't we're not doing that when today very hard this as a little thing on top like that gets dark and i just a wee bit with a little purple to give a low interest and excitement to pay now what i would like to do is to restore the buildings for windows remember no windows so we're going to do this like this is your tonight is not loaded with they keep creating a knife between your knife constantly on
your right on your paper because when the page so that creates a very heavy lines and of course we don't need that scratching is a marvelous tool and when you learn how to use this knife it's a wonderful wonderful way to pay obviously there's a lot of office buildings and what have you here like this so don't fool around us and i went to a caesar dont pay perfect little things on the buildings just sort of had them rather hazy adult it's also a snowstorm or had slowed but let's go to the young trees in the background which are pro bowl like this it's taken a little stroke that we use and also appears drunk because we see them as a dark mass not as individual trees so don't try to
delineate industries like this and then leave it for the moment like this okay now let's do the bridge the bridge is straight purple dark purple and we take purple like this and we have a stroke like this it's an up and down stroke which will create the illusion arts towns like that it straight purple it looks almost like it is not at one point the refusal of the dark tone of the buildings to give it a little delineation without actually drawing them as engineer with screen if you saw this project for anyone or artist for not having if we don't have the photographs well i am as a bad thing i want to tell you think they need don't try to the fourth hour really isn't it merits an impression you're trying to create your impression that was that the people making a family we'll do this to us but it doesn't look just
like that you can always fall back on that's the way it gets me in as a way i see and that's what you should tell them and that's the truth and it is not really as true now my dears the split branches and we're like let's say you have dreams right now and that's all we're going to do that there are not going to fool around with that mistake a little dark cavern and just a few strides to give us a feeling that there is something it's not a solid purple another are stones and what had an early adapter just a moment you're going to go to the strain and now that this dream the reproduction of the spy war in itself as mcallister it's like you are this guy as somebody you know i tell you here like this we haven't been a snow there which we'll do a little later we'll bring our towns now like this i remember i love real stroke that goes down and over
like that and have had little darker toe with a little purple below like this and having a lighter tone than a meeting like this finally devin just a moment as written purple around the bank not too much i have too much of my loins my knife of a pain we must be careful not to login i felt with pain because it's too difficult to control it that for just a moment their er spotted it you know it's cool the committee has lead a furlough it and leave it alone area high shrill forgive me let's leave that snow start with the dog the light coming from the left
little medium term and this is the gorgeous part like i see katie pick up a guard of white like this and you do this lie on why tonight it's like that just put on in god like this gorgeous of the most satisfying thing that they are going to go on that way i know let's go to the other side flipside terry that i didn't want to meet clean it up a little bit but let's go to the other side there again we start with a dark tone on the right side like that the pain and then the medium term
now let's put our snow on that we're a loving god the snow here though were about our little tree affiliate there are worries actually like this law snow is my loved to paint so that i really could go far to like ice cakes it out again watchers strokes were creating amount and in creating this now we have been used to spread so that it looks like a mound and not a flat thing that just raised i like the feeling of guns are still on the edge like they're just the way that
i would like to have a hero like this finally a bad snow bank here under the bridge that's also delineates the bridge like that now we put in our trees no one is here because the little trace this is true is there for their wedding remember the porcelain snow i can get the truth now you have two lovely trees right here like that these are done with purple striped purple and on this particular color us game with the green stamp and white it's very very effective and very beautiful also saves
a lot of time on and not remember that the light comes from the left so having blue shadows like that from the tree la has snow on the tree on the bridge and plays no blobs that's a little bit like that i am so it still hadn't gotten the drug anyway there's a little on the trucks are skidding on the bridge rail like that on buildings very little on the building's please because it started to melt but there is you know in the city snow doesn't stay very long i know that they're not to try to go around it is it's a good thing and drag it down a little
bit like this and a little snow here and dragging down says you don't have to just lying there that way and some snow here than i am we really want to grow is trying once more i've gotten so it's no but i feel it's it's not very effective somebody try it once more eakin says new york for today the paris ii we
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Paint Along With Nancy Kominsky
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Snow in Central Park
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Nancy Kominsky teaches viewers how to paint snow in Central Park.
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