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Portrait Painting Techniques in Oils with Richard Stergulz

Richard Stergulz is an accomplished master figurative and portrait painter, who paints primarily in oils on linen canvas. His work is mostly figurative and loves capturing the human soul. Richard’s work hangs in galleries in Santa Monica California and Boca Grande Florida. His paintings have won numerous awards from Best of Show to People’s Choice.…

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Portrait Painting Demonstration in Oils with Richard Stergulz

Richard Stergulz is an accomplished master figurative and portrait painter, who at the age of 8 knew he wanted to be an artist.  Rich teaches class regularly at his art school and artist retreat called The Green Art House, as well as doing demonstrations for most of the Art Associations in San Diego and Riverside counties.  His…

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Oil Portrait Painting Techniques with Richard Stergulz

Richard moved to California in 1995 and started painting for himself in a realistic style with a touch of Russian impressionism.  “I admire the Russian Impressionists, especially Nickolai Fechin, for their intense brush strokes that exude passion into their paintings. I also admire Norman Rockwell for his amazing drawing ability and the volume of work…

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How to Paint a Face in Oils with Richard Stergulz

Richard is an Illinois native, who by the age of eight knew he wanted to be an artist. He graduated from the American Academy of Art in Chicago in 1983 which began his successful commercial art career.  Richard paints primarily in oils on linen canvas. His work is mostly figurative and loves capturing the human…

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How to Paint with Oil on Board with Howard Park

Howard Park attended the Masters of Fine Arts program at Tufts University and studies at the School of The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA and continued his studies in France at L’Ecole d’Art Decoratif de Nice, where he won a National prize in photography.    After a stint in the Merchant Marine, Howard…

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Painting Portraits with Oil Paint with Frank Ordaz

Frank’s story really starts in East L.A. His bedroom was in a small living room and he was awakened one evening to shouts below the family house. As he looked out he saw two men fighting with chains. Frank was shocked and repelled by his environment. His backyard was dusty dirt with a tree that…

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Part 4 – Pastel Pencil Painting Techniques with Sandra Temple

Sandra lives on 5 acres of bushland outside of Brisbane. Kangaroos and wallabies often munch away outside her studio, and a microbat colony live in the shed roof. Most mornings visitors will include cockatoos, galahs, corellas, rainbow lorikeets, magpies and honeyeaters. It’s never quiet in the bush! In this video, Part 4 and the conclusion…

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Part 3 – Pastel Pencil Painting Techniques with Sandra Temple

A member of many national and international wildlife and environmental groups, Sandra has a special interest in endangered and threatened species. She is an Australian Ambassador for Faber-Castell Pty Ltd and often tutors workshops to show the many ways to use their products. In this video, Part 3 of Sandra’s 4-part tutorial on pastel techniques,…

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Part 2 – Pastel Pencil Painting Techniques with Sandra Temple

Sandra’s paintings and sculptures capture not only the image of her subjects, but their lives, in a narrative inviting the viewer deep inside their private world.  Sandra loves getting to know her subjects through hours of observation and life sketches and over her 30 year career as an artist she jokingly states her pencil ‘has…

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