John Bradley Masterclass
How to Paint the Night Scene

John Bradley how to paint the Night Scene

Join John Bradley in his studio for an over the shoulder masterclass as he completes a night scene painting.
In every Masterclass JB will take you through the entire creation process.

In each Masterclass John shares all his tips, techniques and secrets!

In this in-depth tutorial John takes you from choosing paint colours for his pallet, to sketching the outlines and then every step though all aspects of the painting. Learn practical techniques to make sure your own painting skills improve including how to paint with a limited colour palette, reflections on water, the moon, trees, light direction and people.

Painting a Night Scene

In the Painting the Night Scene Masterclass John with take you through how to:

  • Create unique paintings with an evocative and nostalgic mood.
  • How to create a powerful centre of interest and add life to your paintings.
  • Work with a limited palette.
  • Learn why tonal values are so important in a night scene.
  • Understand the effects of firelight and moonlight in shadows and highlights on surrounding objects.

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 Night Scene Masterclass consists of one hour of painting and commentary by the artist, with close-ups and helpful advice on painting key elements in a landscape.

STREAMING

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

Run Length: 1 hour
Instant Access
End streaming 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

ORDER DVD $49
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John Bradley how to paint the night scene

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 nighttime colour palette.
  • You will see brushwork up close to see how John creates specific details such as water reflections, trees at night, people.
  • Watch as John builds up the painting from the background to the final touches to bring the fire to life
  • Finally John will show you how to bring your completed landscape to life with highlights and shadowing.

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
End streaming 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

ORDER DVD $49