Process

This section is offered as a resource for artists in the form of informative videos and PDF documents. Many contain tips pertaining to the painting process. All content is for individual use - reproduction of content without permission is protected under copyright law. Please feel free to contact Thomas to make suggestions or request additional information.

PDF DOCUMENTS:

Designing a Composition: Click to View PDF

DIY Plein Air Easel: Click to View PDF

DIY Painting panels: Click to View PDF

American Arts Quarterly Winter 2016 - Cover Image & Feature Article by James F. Cooper: Click to View PDF

Plein Air Online Magazine Feature Article by Steve Doherty 2015: Click to View PDF

Plein Air Online Magazine Feature Article by Steve Doherty: Click to View PDF

Drawing Magazine Feature Article and cover image by Steve Doherty: Click to View PDF

General Approaches and Tips for Oil Painting: Click to View PDF

Traditional Construction of an Oil Painting: Click to View PDF

Tips for Portrait Painting: Click to View PDF

Compositional tips: Click to View PDF

VIDEOS:

Speed painting of Nautical Sunset: Click to Watch Video

Process video of a still life ("Junco Untethered"): Click to Watch Video

Plein Air Landscape Speed Video from a Demonstration: Click to Watch Video

Traditional Studio Landscape Process Video from Field Study to Studio: Click to Watch Video

Approach to Painting a Large Landscape from Field Study to Studio: Click to View PDF

Here is a good partial compositional read: Click to View Site