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Van Gogh - Starry Night

January 29, 2017


This painting can easily be painted 11x14, 9×12 or 16×20 and looks great! 


  • Titanium White

  • Ultramarine Blue

  • Cadmium Red Medium

  • Dioxazine Purple

  • Yellow Oxide

  • Napthol Crimson

  • Phthalo Blue

  • Cadmium Yellow Medium

  • Burnt Umber

  • Burnt Sienna

    Easy tricks to help you finish this painting fast and look like a rock star.

  • Sketch your canvas

  • Paint over (Wash over, you will need to see true the sketch. Use more water) with a one of the lighter blue colors.

  • Start with the sky.  In small brush stocks cover the sky and switch between all colors of blue.

  • Make the stars yellow dots and live them to dry. Work on that on the end.

  • Work on the Wind using more white and little bit of blue. (Note: with one of the blues separate the two winds with same small brush strokes.)

  • Mountain and Hills: start with the one on the top moving to the for ground. Outline the hills with combinations with blue and 1%of black and continue with blue starting with the dark one in 45 angel same small brush stocks.

  • Fore ground has plants, trees houses. Use greens and some light blue in the foreground.

  • Houses: Do not get to exact with the houses be veg.

  • Cypress: is a big green fire. Same small brush strokes. Longer then the sky stocks follow the shape of the tree. We have some outline going one on the tree too. There is Brawn, green blue

  •  Go back to the stars and add the glow in a circle motion with yellow and white.

  • Add little bit of yourself in the painting and have fun.

    If you need a templet please send us a request for a printable PDF.

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