John Bradley Masterclass
How to Paint a Coastal Sunrise

John bradley How to paint the Coastal Sunrise

Join John Bradley in his studio for an over the shoulder Art Masterclass as he completes a coastal sunrise painting “Nambucca Sunrise”.

In this Masterclass John shares all his tips, techniques and secrets on how he creates this seascape.

Painting a Coastal Sunrise

In the Painting a Coastal Sunrise Masterclass John will demonstrate and explain the skills and techniques he uses, you will:

  • Learn simple but effective techniques for painting the sea, sky, clouds, waves, foam, splash, water shimmer and shadows, rocks, sand and other seascape features
  • Learn how to use complementary opposite colours to enhance highlights
  • Learn how to ‘grey off’ undercolours
  • Increase your understanding on how the sun’s light impacts on water and rocks
  • Learn how to create scale and perspective using familiar elements.
  • Increase your understanding of composition and the creation of a centre of interest
  • Learn how to enhance the centre of interest with multiple elements
  • Learn how to create harmony with a limited colour palette
  • Learn how finish off the painting adding seagulls and water sparkle to give the painting perspective and life.

SUITABLE FOR OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTS: This painting has been painted using oil paints however the majority of the effects demonstrated can be achieved with acrylic paint using a good flow medium.

John’s attention to detail will continue to inspire all levels of artist from beginner to more advanced for many years to come in your own studio.

This Coastal Sunrise Masterclass consists of one hour of painting and commentary by the artist, with helpful advice on painting key elements in a seascape.

Below is a fast forward snippet from the Masterclass with the commentary removed. Enjoy!

What Will You Learn

  • John will show how what brushes, knives and other tools he uses to create different effects in different areas of the painting
  • You will see the painting process broken down into easy to follow chunks. Some sections are run in fast forward so you can follow them easily and then rewind and play in slow speed if you need to see even more detail
  • Every aspect of the scene is covered from the perspective of a sunrise colour palette.
  • You will see brushwork up close to see how John creates specific details such as water reflections, water splashing on rocks, sunrise colours on clouds and much more.
  • Watch as John builds up the painting from the background to the final touches
  • Finally John will explain how he brings his completed landscape to life with seagulls and water sparkle.

STREAMING

VIP streaming gives you access to all current and future Masterclasses.

Run Length: 1 hour
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1 MONTH STREAMING $26
6 MONTHS STREAMING $60
1 YEAR STREAMING $90

DVD

1 hour of Masterclass Tuition.
Do not need an internet connection.
One-off price: $49

Available 1st May 2021

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What Will You Learn

  • John will show how what brushes, knives and other tools he uses to create different effects in different areas of the painting
  • You will see the painting process broken down into easy to follow chunks. Some sections are run in fast forward so you can follow them easily and then rewind and play in slow speed if you need to see even more detail
  • Every aspect of the scene is covered from the perspective of a sunrise colour palette.
  • You will see how John creates specific details such as waves breaking, water reflections, water splashing on rocks, clouds in sunrise colours.
  • Finally John describes how he brings his seascape to life adding seagulls and sparkle highlights.

Frequently Asked Questions

The only thing you need is an internet connection to stream the video or DVD player depending on your purchase.

The Streaming Masterclass is hosted on Vimeo and compressed to make it a reasonable size for streaming. You do not need to download any files so you can watch the tutorial on any device any time! The tutorial is suitable for viewing on your phone, tablet, laptop or any large TV screen.

The larger the screen the more detail you will be able to see.

Of course. If you have a technical issue we are only an email away.

You do not need any experience at all to enjoy the Masterclass.

Complete beginners will gain valuable insights into the process of completing an artwork and what materials to use.

More advanced or professional artists will benefit from watching John work up close as he paints and talks through the many skills, secret tips and techniques as he paints the many different parts of the scene.

Yes. The majority of the effects demonstrated in these Masterclasses can be achieved with oil and acrylic paint using a good flow medium..

There are many universal concepts of colour and composition as well as general techniques and brush choices that are covered.

Yes. This is a wonderful way to learn and we encourage you to watch on your laptop or larger screen TV so you can paint along and see the detail. The idea with the video is that you can pause or replay it as many times as you need to fully understand a technique or concept. You can also play the video in slow motion if this helps you pick up brush details.

Once you watch the video Masterclass we hope you are inspired to branch out and add in your own unique details. We would really encourage you to create your own scene using the tips and techniques that John discloses or shows you.

STREAMING

VIP streaming gives you access to all current and future Masterclasses.

Run Length: 1 hour
Instant Access
Cancel subscription at any time

1 MONTH STREAMING $26
6 MONTHS STREAMING $60
1 YEAR STREAMING $90

DVD

1 hour of Masterclass Tuition.
Do not need an internet connection.
One-off price: $49

Available 1st May 2021

ORDER DVD $49