Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity. We'll hear their inspiring stories firsthand, whether fighting back from a career-ending injury or transforming their lives and bodies through diet and exercise.
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.
The Future Of Us is a powerful original series from television personality, futurist, filmmaker and techno-philosopher, Jason Silva. In this series, Silva shares his excitement around recent discoveries and inventions.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
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.
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.”
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.
Learn how to classically oil paint or improve your oil painting skills with American artist, Hall Groat II.
Tags:How to Oil Paint with Hall Groat,Hall graot 11,learn to paint,Oil Painting,oil painting tips,oil painting tutorials,oilpaintingdvd
Grab video code:
So just a downward stroke, looking at the spot, trying to match that value, just to show the side of the tray. It’s my double O brush, small amount of the burnt amber once again with some ultramarine blue, just to darken it and cool the burnt amber off, and we’ll use that to accent. Real big brush, number 6, just a… stroke of burnt amber will do it, perhaps little tiny bit of ultramarine to cool it off. I’m gonna take the brush, hold it out like this and start, what’s gonna end right here, I’m gonna make a few check marks. This dark shape will help the other values work better. It’ll add more contrast. So that comes right out like that, maybe about like that. As I said, I’m not gonna get in to detail with regard to this cigar at this point, it’s a little bit thicker. And there are highlights; there is a big highlight on this cigar. There are some plains but now I’m just gonna treat it as a spot of value, so we can put our time on to the… the china ashtray. Now we’re gonna work on some highlights, but before I do that, let me soften a few of these accents here, just blend, soften that edge. So the edges aren’t so sharp. Then since I’m here, since I have the dark on my brush, noticing a bit of a cast shadow comes out here. It’s got more of the… more of the carmine from the fabric in it. Certainly been adding like that… just let that fade out for now. There’s more of a definite shape to it, but now I’m just gonna treat as a dark spot. And some of that shadows are here to. Start with the warm highlights, using my double O brush, quite a bit of white, just gonna warm the white up with the… the oaker, the color we have here. We’ll do, this is gonna be rather thick, we’ll gonna really lay it on. So this is when the glass starts to look like china. I put this highlights on, so there’s a little right there. There’s some cool highlights in here to. So I put the cool over here, the warm will look warmer. And now, let’s see, I’m looking carefully… now we’ve got… what’s important now is to get this warm top edge right there… it’s almost like a plane oppose to a highlight. There are some brighter jewels. I have to use some pure white in a few spots. It’s like a highlight plane on this… comes out like that… over stay it… hmm. Now for some cool, some pure white on my double O brush, and what I’m noticing are some real bright spots here, I’m just… I’m taking a thick glob of paint and sort of dragging it, these little key areas I see. This is the… this is the highest key spots within this piece, and then… noticing one right here and a little bit right here. Now, if you put a glob down like that, and it’s too thick, you can take the end of your brush, sort of carved it in. In this case I have to go to a number 2 brush and just chop it off, yeah, that works pretty well. And I’m noticing a little highlight here. And if your highlights are too long, you can chop them down like this. There we go… beautiful.