Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Artist Sherie Tengbergen shows you how to create a bamboo in watercolor painting with the use of a popsicle stick.
Tags:How to Draw Bamboo with Watercolor,tvlesson,How to Create Bamboo with Watercolor,painting tips,sherie tengbergen,watercolor bamboo painting,watercolor painting,watercolor painting lesson
Grab video code:
How to Draw Bamboo with Watercolor
On behalf of Tvlessson.com, I'm Sherie Tengbergen. In this clip, I'm going to show you the neatest trick for using in popsicle stick. We’re going to make bamboo that looks like one of these two examples that you see here. What you do first is you start by painting a flat wash of either a dark brown or a yellow oker and then you let the stick do all the work.
So, let me show you real quickly. I'm going to take my brush, my flat brush and I'm going to use in yellow oker here and I'm going to go head and I'm going to quickly put down quite a bit of color. And, it’s just with a little flat brush, no big deal. And, that’s about where I want my bamboo to be. So, I'm going to spread that down.
I may want to put a little bit of yellow with that just to get some different colors going. And, here is a key to using your popsicle stick. You're going to lay it a little bit at an angle and you're going to press and lift and you're going to press and lift. And, you want to make sure that your popsicle stick doesn’t stop in the same place every time because if it does, it’s not going to look very normal or natural.
And so, I'm stopping my popsicle stick in different places and the drier the paint gets, the more you're going to have to press to get those bamboos to really show up. So, I'm just going down here and I'm pressing and look at the great bamboo pieces that you get and later on, you’ll add leaves and have a nice bamboo for us, for your painting.
On behalf of Tvlesson.com, this is Sherie Tengbergen and thanks for watching.