Live! Pomegranate Painting Tutorial 12:30pm ET Today!

Hi friends! I hope you will join me for a fun live painting session at 12:30 eastern time today on YouTube. This is what we will paint:

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I have resisted buying pomegranates because they are $3 a pop in Maine but my daughter Lila really wanted one and I wanted to paint one so I rushed to paint this before she ate it LOL! I did snap these reference photos before I started painting which was a good thing as the pithy flesh of the fruit wanted to brown quickly.

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I had intended to paint the knife too but decided I liked it better without it. You can watch the live broadcast or the replay in the video player below but if you want to chat live with fellow painters and ask me questions as we go be sure to watch at 12:30pm ET on the YouTube watch page.

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I hope you have a great weekend and til next time happy crafting!

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LIVE! Realistic Cherries in Watercolor 12:30pm ET

EDIT: Here is a photo of the painting we did in today’s live stream. It was a lot of fun and not too difficult, I hope you give it a try!

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Hi friends! I have a skill builder exercise for you today! I will show you how to get the smooth, shiny and realistic texture and for of these juicy cherries from this photo.

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Here is a practice sketch I just worked up:

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We will paint this live at 12:30pm Eastern time today. You can watch live or the replay in the player below but if you want to chat with fellow painters or ask me questions live you will need to watch on YouTube.

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I hope you have a wonderful weekend and maybe carve out a little time to paint, the weather looks like it will be good for us in the Northeast so my painting might involve a ladder and trim! Thanks for spending some time with me today and til next time happy crafting!

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