A series of individual online, on demand video tutorials with Ann Steer. Each designed to teach you specific techniques and styles. Once purchased they are yours to watch and learn in your own time.
All Courses are streamed online and available 24/7.
Ann will talk you through and demonstrate the techniques and give tips and guidance at every stage.
Once you have purchased access to your course it is yours to use as and when you require. You can stop and start, re watch and keep forever.
With each course we have a link to a bundle of products that will help you with the tutorial. These bundles are available at a discounted price or you can buy the items individually from our online store.
You do not have to buy the bundle with the video.
New courses are added regularly so remember to come back for more or sign up to our mailing list where we will email you as soon as new courses are available
A 48 minute video tutorial that will teach you using pastels to paint sand dunes, water, shadows and foliage. I will demonstrate techniques, advise on colour and give guidance at every stage.
During this tutorial you will learn how to create undulating dunes, how to capture the light and creeping shadows through the dunes.
I will show you how to create different types of foliage and scrubby undergrowth and when to blend and when to restrain to create crisp, colourful paintings.
For this demonstration I have chosen my painting “Wind Swept” which was inspired by the the seaside town of Yanchep, this dune is on the entry to “Ders” a local surf spot.
Art Spectrum - X526 Ultramarine Blue V578 Aust Leaf Green D570 Phthalo Green N574 Green Grey P576 Aus Leaf Green Dark P574 Green Grey P580 Aust Leaf Green Light V527 Blue Grey P502 Lemon Yellow X554 Caput Mortum P501 Warm White
Schmincke - 17 065 079 O Greenish Blue 17 065 077 M Greenish Blue 17 001 069 D White
Pastel Paper Art Spectrum Colourfix - Blue Haze
A 46 minute tutorial that will teach you how to how to paint water, boats and foliage.
During this tutorial you will learn how to paint calm water, learn the difference between deep and shallow water.
I will teach you about different types of foliage, shadows and footprints in the sand and how to include boats in your painting.
For this demonstration I have chosen one of the many beautiful bays on Rottnest Island that is home to the cutest little Quokka’s.
Art Spectrum - T530 Phthalo Blue P535 Turquoise X570 Phthalo Green X554 Caput Mortum P501 Warm White D570 Phthalo Green N574 Green Grey T574 Green Grey V550 Raw Umber P500 Titanium White T527 Blue Grey
Schmincke - 17 064 073 H Cobalt blue 17 064 077 M Cobalt Blue 17 057 077 M Bluish Violet 17 066 069 D Prussian Blue 17 083 069 D Bohemian Green
Pastel Paper Art Spectrum Colourfix - Deep blue ultra
A 36 minute video tutorial that will teach you using pastels to paint a beautiful seascape with perspective.
During this tutorial you will learn to create paintings with powerful perspectives which will lead you right into the heart of the painting.
Learn to paint wide open beaches with water lapping at the shore.
Create the difference between wet and dry sand and I will show you how to add in little rolling sand dunes that lead you to the water’s edge.
For this demonstration I have chosen my painting “Turquoise Bay” inspired by of course Turquoise Bay, located in Exmouth, this is a fabulous beach for snorkling. You head into the water at one end and the current pushes you round to the end of the bay, then you have to get out and walk back up the beach to do it all again. It’s fabulous!
Art Spectrum - T535 Turquoise X570 Phthalo Green X530 Phthalo Blue N574 Green Grey P574 Green Grey V554 Caput Mortum X584 Warm Grey
Schmincke - 17 066 077 M Prussian Blue 17 064 077 M Cobalt Blue 17 057 079 O Bluish Violet 17 066 073 H Prussian Blue 17 650 069 D Cobalt Turquoise
Pastel Paper Art Spectrum Colourfix - Fresh Grey
A 41 minute video tutorial that will teach you using pastels how to paint a beautiful sandy beach pathway.
During this tutorial you will learn about capturing the perfect composition. How to use and choose the correct colour palette. How to capture brilliant light into your paintings and create wonderful depth from a good understanding of colour, tone, perspective and form.
I will teach you what colours to use for creating wet and dry sand, adding footprints in the sand and the various techniques for plant foliage depending on the season and time of day.
Create a winding track leading the eye around the painting. How to create a dynamic painting using light and shade.
Lastly how to add in the gorgeous beach poles seen on our WA beaches
For this demonstration I have chosen the pretty sand dunes at Yanchep which is 20 minutes north of where I live.
Art Spectrum - P530 Phthalo Blue T530 Phthalo Blue P501 Warm White D570 Phthalo Green P582 Cool Grey V582 Cool Grey V578 Aust Leaf Green Blue P562 Oxide of Chromium P579 Greenish Umber T579 Greenish Umber V527 Blue Grey V517 Flinders Blue Violet
Schmincke - 17 064 073 H Cobalt Blue 17 064 077 M Cobalt Blue
Pastel Paper Art Spectrum Colourfix - Deep Blue Ultra
A 42 minute video tutorial that will teach you using pastels to paint buildings, sand and foliage.
This is a really fun tutorial. I will show you how to get your image onto your board. We are going to use black paper to make the colours pop.
I will show you how to create foliage, shadows and sandy footprints.
For this demonstration I have chosen a little pathway leading between the quaint terracotta chalets dotted all over Rottnest Island
Art Spectrum - N574 Grey green V550 Raw Umber V578 Australian Leaf Green/Blue T527 Blue Grey P544 Raw Sienna V544 Raw Sienna
Schmincke 17 064 077 M Cobalt Blue 17 062 079 O Ultramarine Light 17 066 069 D Prussian Blue 17 650 069 D Cobalt Turquoise 17 068 077 M Bluish Green 17 098 078 N Neutral Grey 17 001 069 D White 17 090 073 H Grey Violet 17 091 068 B Grey Blue
Pastel Paper Art Spectrum Colourfix - Black
A 49 minute video tutorial that will teach you using pastels to paint headland and bays and foamy shores.
Learn to create a headland, getting the sizing and perspective correct. I will teach you how to use the correct colour to push the headland back into the distance.
Learn to create the water formation in a bay or cove and create the water lapping at the shore.
I will show you how to paint realistic foliage and grassy shrubs and how to create footprints in the sand.
For this demonstration I have chosen the beautiful Yallingup beach which is in the South West. Close to the winery area of Margaret River we go there regularly for inspiration.
Art Spectrum - T534 Indigo V534 Indigo V527 Blue Grey N574 Green Grey P576 Aust Leaf Green Dark D570 Phthalo Green P574 Green Grey N550 Raw Umber X570 Phthalo Green X584 Warm Grey V554 Caput Mortum
Schmincke - 17 064 073 H Cobalt Blue 17 062 079 O Ultramarine Light 17 001 069 D White 17 063 068 B Ultramarine Deep 17 068 073 H Bluish Green 17 068 077 M Bluish Green
Pastel Paper Art Spectrum Colourfix - Deep Blue Ultra