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Paint This with Jerry Yarnell

Step By Beautiful Step, Part 2 (#510)

Jerry creates a space in which the floral vegetation can be blocked in between the pots. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Jerry Yarnell is launching a whole new series of painting shows. With a calm and reassuring style that is unmatched by any other art instructor, Jerry guides students through fine-art techniques that can be practiced at home. What separates Jerry's new series from his older work is the culmination of his entire career to date (over 30 years) brought to the viewer in the form of his best work ever.

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  • Autumn Bridge, Part 1 (#101)

    A scumbling technique is used to achieve a soft, mottled background of warm, earthy, Fall tones. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn Bridge, Part 2 (#102)

    Jerry shows how to apply the next layer of warm Autumn highlights using scumbling techniques. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn Bridge, Part 3 (#103)

    A dabbing technique is used to add the brighter highlights to the background trees. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn Bridge, Part 4 (#104)

    Jerry shows how to put all of the final highlights and details throughout the painting. [29 minutes]

  • The Homestead, Part 1 (#105)

    Jerry shows how to block in the sky and then creates the proper color for under painting the snow. [29 minutes]

  • The Homestead, Part 2 (#106)

    Jerry shows how to sketch in the house using proper perspective and block in the pine trees. [29 minutes]

  • The Homestead, Part 3 (#107)

    Jerry applies the final glow to the sunset with a dry brush technique and adds intermediate details. [29 minutes]

  • The Homestead, Part 4 (#108)

    Jerry puts the final details on the farmhouse and snow highlights on the ground and the pine trees. [29 minutes]

  • America's Pride (Bald Eagle) and Broken Pots 2, Part 1 (#109)

    Jerry show the proper mottling techniques to create the proper background for the eagle's head. [29 minutes]

  • America's Pride (Bald Eagle) and Broken Pots 2, Part 2 (#110)

    Jerry shows how to sketch in the Eagle's head using a white Conte Pastel Pencil. [29 minutes]

  • America's Pride (Bald Eagle) and Broken Pots 2, Part 3 (#111)

    Jerry shows how to put final details and highlights on the eagle's beak, eye, head and shoulder. [29 minutes]

  • America's Pride (Bald Eagle) and Broken Pots 2, Part 4 (#112)

    Jerry shows how to sketch in the pots using proper composition techniques to create good eye flow. [29 minutes]

  • America's Pride (Bald Eagle) and Broken Pots 2, Part 5 (#113)

    Jerry paints the final highlights and uses small brushes to apply the design to each pot. [29 minutes]

  • The Decision, Part 1 (#201)

    Jerry explains how to use the Hake Brush and the #6 Dynasty Brush to paint in the background. [29 minutes]

  • The Decision, Part 2 (#202)

    Jerry shows how to draw the human figure by using the negative space rule for painting and drawing. [29 minutes]

  • The Decision, Part 3 (#203)

    Jerry uses the Synthetic Chiseled-Edged Brushes to apply the final highlights on the torso and face. [29 minutes]

  • The Guardian, Part 1 (#204)

    Jerry prepares the canvas and paints in the sky using the Hake Brush with the wet-on-wet technique. [29 minutes]

  • The Guardian, Part 2 (#205)

    Jerry uses the #4 Script Brush to paint in the larger distant trees and adds detail to the Teepee. [29 minutes]

  • The Guardian, Part 3 (#206)

    Jerry sketches a dead tree in the foreground with a foreshortened limb that a Hawk is sitting on. [29 minutes]

  • The Guardian, Part 4 (#207)

    Jerry shows how to properly sketch and proportion the Hawk sitting on the foreshortened limb. [29 minutes]

  • The Guardian, Part 5 (#208)

    Jerry finishes the details and highlights of the entire bird with an emphasis on creating feathers. [29 minutes]

  • Starry, Starry Night, Part 1 (#209)

    Jerry explains how to use multiple colors to create darker hues to suggest a nighttime affect. [29 minutes]

  • Starry, Starry Night, Part 2 (#210)

    Jerry explains the process of applying the glow around the moon and adds additional darker clouds. [29 minutes]

  • Starry, Starry Night, Part 3 (#211)

    Jerry sketches in the large tree in the foreground and paints in a formation of distant geese. [29 minutes]

  • Study -- Reminders of the Past, Part 1 (#212)

    In a unique study of weathered wood, Jerry shows how to paint a simple landscape in the background. [29 minutes]

  • Study -- Reminders of the Past, Part 2 (#213)

    Jerry shows how to use a series of dry brush techniques of various glazes to suggest wood grain. [29 minutes]

  • Ruby, Part 1 (#301)

    Jerry shows how to prepare different surfaces for different size miniature paintings. [28 minutes]

  • Ruby, Part 2 (#302)

    Jerry sketches in hummingbird and shows how to under-paint with different hues. [28 minutes]

  • Ruby, Part 3 (#303)

    Jerry paints in some of the background weeds and leaves and also paints in the details of wings. [28 minutes]

  • Ruby, Part 4 (#304)

    Jerry demonstrates how to put final details on this beautiful little hummingbird painting. [28 minutes]

  • Stormy Skies, Part 1 (#305)

    Jerry shows his students how to use contrasting values to create beautiful cloud formations. [28 minutes]

  • Stormy Skies, Part 2 (#306)

    Jerry shows the proper techniques for adding the sunlight glow and sunrays to the dry painting. [28 minutes]

  • Sunset (#307)

    Jerry uses the 2-inch hake brush and the wet-on-wet technique to create a beautiful sunset. [28 minutes]

  • Waterfall (#308)

    Jerry shows how to create a waterfall with special emphasis on the proper under-painting values. [28 minutes]

  • Osage Prairie Summer, Part 1 (#309)

    Jerry explains how the proper use of the value system creates great depth in this prairie painting. [28 minutes]

  • Osage Prairie Summer, Part 2 (#310)

    Jerry uses very loose, impressionistic strokes and other techniques to continue under-painting. [28 minutes]

  • Osage Prairie Summer, Part 3 (#311)

    Jerry uses negative space to create good eye-flow and form for the trees and middle ground bushes. [28 minutes]

  • Osage Prairie Summer, Part 4 (#312)

    Jerry shows where to place the barn and how to under-paint it and then how to block in the trees. [28 minutes]

  • Osage Prairie Summer, Part 5 (#313)

    Jerry demonstrates how to put in the final details and highlights to give the painting its life. [28 minutes]

  • Autumn's Delight, Part 1 (#401)

    Jerry shows how to under-paint the background of the forest with the large hake brush. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn's Delight, Part 2 (#402)

    Jerry blocks in the background rocks and uses a bristle brush to dry brush in the fog and mist. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn's Delight, Part 3 (#403)

    Jerry shows how to apply brighter mist and sunrays and how to add additional rocks along shoreline. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn's Delight, Part 4 (#404)

    Jerry shows how to increase the brightness of the glow and how to add additional rocks. [29 minutes]

  • Autumn's Delight, Part 5 (#405)

    Jerry shows how to detail and highlight the large autumn tree with much brighter colors. [29 minutes]

  • Heaven On Earth, Part 1 (#406)

    Jerry demonstrates the process of creating a semi-stormy sky by using a special mottling technique. [29 minutes]

  • Heaven On Earth, Part 2 (#407)

    Jerry creates more distinct clouds by using a wet-on-dry technique and a scumbling process. [29 minutes]

  • Heaven On Earth, Part 3 (#408)

    Jerry under-paints the distant waterfall and stream and highlights the middle and foreground areas. [29 minutes]

  • Heaven On Earth, Part 4 (#409)

    Jerry shows how to use a very loose scumbling technique to paint in the leaves of two large trees. [29 minutes]

  • Heaven On Earth, Part 5 (#410)

    In the final segment, Jerry paints in the cabin in the background then details and highlights it. [29 minutes]

  • The Falls, Part 1 (#411)

    Jerry takes his students through the process of under painting each segment of the painting. [29 minutes]

  • The Falls, Part 2 (#412)

    Jerry paints in more distinct, distant trees and adds the first layers of highlights on waterfall. [29 minutes]

  • The Falls, Part 3 (#413)

    Jerry demonstrates the process of detailing the entire painting from background to foreground. [29 minutes]

  • Turquoise River, Part 1 (#501)

    Jerry creates the backdrop using seven values of depth by layering with an impressionistic style. [28 minutes]

  • Turquoise River, Part 2 (#502)

    Intensifying the rocks, defining the shoreline and highlighting the trees are part of this process. [29 minutes]

  • Turquoise River, Part 3 (#503)

    Jerry adds the initial highlights on the river, using the No. 4 bristle brush for feather blending. [29 minutes]

  • Turquoise River, Part 4 (#504)

    Jerry creates logs and limbs along the shoreline and adds slivers of highlights to the river. [29 minutes]

  • The Lighthouse, Part 1 (#505)

    Jerry gently blends in the sky with the Hake brush and then blocks in the ocean by using turquoise. [29 minutes]

  • The Lighthouse, Part 2 (#506)

    The No. 4 round sable is used to detail and highlight the lighthouse. The cliffs are highlighted. [29 minutes]

  • Southwest Serenade, Part 1 (#507)

    This Southwest painting of the Red Rock Canyons is a snow scene that uses a warm color scheme. [29 minutes]

  • Southwest Serenade, Part 2 (#508)

    Snow highlights are carried into the water's edge to create interest and suggest rock foundations. [29 minutes]

  • Step By Beautiful Step, Part 1 (#509)

    This popular painting has a unique array of perspective, value, colors and foreshortening issues. [29 minutes]

  • Step By Beautiful Step, Part 3 (#511)

    Jerry focuses on the final highlighting and adds various colors to the flower arrangements. [29 minutes]

  • Resting Wren, Part 1 (#512)

    In this opening segment Jerry blocks in the entire painting creating the backdrop for the wren. [29 minutes]

  • Resting Wren, Part 2 (#513)

    Having completed the background of this painting, Jerry sketches the bird resting on the stump. [29 minutes]

  • Mama's Baby, Part 1 (#601)

    This session is about painting animals. Jerry sketches cows and blocks them in with a dark mixture. [29 minutes]

  • Mama's Baby, Part 2 (#602)

    In this session, Jerry begins the highlighting process, starting with the head of the cow. [29 minutes]

  • Jerry's Lily Pond, Part 1 (#603)

    This painting develops a lily pad pond with its flower being the center of focus. [29 minutes]

  • Jerry's Lily Pond, Part 2 (#604)

    Jerry uses the chiseled edge synthetic brush to sketch and block in the flower. [29 minutes]

  • European Flower Box, Part 1 (#605)

    This painting embraces the Tuscany trend in painting and features a flowered window box. [29 minutes]

  • European Flower Box, Part 2 (#606)

    Jerry focuses on cleaning up the window area and details on the wall. Flowerpots are added. [29 minutes]

  • Tuscan Serenade, Part 1 (#607)

    Jerry stays with the Tuscan theme, capturing the soft earth tones from that region. [29 minutes]

  • Tuscan Serenade, Part 2 (#608)

    Focusing on the poppy field, Jerry adds three layers of flowers in the foreground. [29 minutes]

  • Kim, Part 1 (#609)

    This painting teaches figures and portrait work. Jerry starts with a rough sketch of the model. [29 minutes]

  • Kim, Part 2 (#610)

    Having completed the basic under painting, Jerry can now start to shape the figure. [29 minutes]

  • Kim, Part 3 (#611)

    Shadows are applied to the face, and then highlights are dry brushed to add features to the face. [29 minutes]

  • Structuring Your Painting, Part 1 (#612)

    This instruction starts with the importance of reference material in developing any composition. [29 minutes]

  • Structuring Your Painting, Part 2 (#613)

    Discover how to use reference materials, form a composition and create a painting. [29 minutes]

  • Mama's Pride, Part 1 (#701)

    In this opening segment Jerry starts with a grayed in canvas and applies an even coat of gesso. [28 minutes]

  • Mama's Pride, Part 2 (#702)

    Jerry begins the highlighting process starting with the orange detail on the head. [28 minutes]

  • The Rose, Part 1 (#703)

    Jerry begins by modeling in a dark background and sketches a rose in using a white charcoal pencil. [28 minutes]

  • The Rose, Part 2 (#704)

    Jerry continues to add color and highlights refining the shape of each petal. [28 minutes]

  • First Love, Part 1 (#705)

    This session starts by under painting the piece in sections starting with dark green, leafy canopy. [28 minutes]

  • First Love, Part 2 (#706)

    Having completed the under painting, more highlights and dark areas are added to the background . [28 minutes]

  • First Love, Part 3 (#707)

    Jerry sketches the figures on the road and uses a No. 4 round and flat brush to block in the shapes. [28 minutes]

  • Evening Glow, Part 1 (#708)

    A horizontal glow with light orange in the blue sky is created for this snowy landscape. [28 minutes]

  • Evening Glow, Part 2 (#709)

    Jerry sketches in the cabin and then scumbles in the distant snow values using dry brush blending. [28 minutes]

  • Evening Glow, Part 3 (#710)

    Foreground trees are blocked in and it is time to start to add the glow to the painting. [28 minutes]

  • Morning Fog, Part 1 (#711)

    This painting of morning fog at the beach illustrates how you can create atmosphere in a painting. [28 minutes]

  • Morning Fog, Part 2 (#712)

    Jerry adds details to the pier posts in the foreground and makes reflections of posts in the water. [28 minutes]

  • Morning Fog, Part 3 (#713)

    Jerry blocks in the seagulls and adds shape and form to the birds using the #4 sable brush. [28 minutes]

  • Back Country Boulders, Part 1 (#801)

    Jerry shows how to paint rock in relationship to a back country waterfall on a textured canvas. [29 minutes]

  • Back Country Boulders, Part 2 (#802)

    Jerry develops shelves for the waterfall amongst the boulders with a large chisel edge brush. [29 minutes]

  • Back Country Boulders, Part 3 (#803)

    Jerry demonstrates "capping," which creates the form of the boulders, and how to make light "pop." [29 minutes]

  • Winter's Surprise, Part 1 (#804)

    Jerry works with a warm golden color against the cool colors of snow and blends sky colors. [29 minutes]

  • Winter's Surprise, Part 2 (#805)

    Jerry shows how to interweave patches of snow through a layering progress of darks to light. [29 minutes]

  • Winter's Surprise, Part 3 (#806)

    Jerry demonstrates how to be loose and free with brush strokes, yet create an accurate painting. [29 minutes]

  • High and Mighty, Part 1 (#807)

    Through a fun, easy method, Jerry quickly creates a stormy sky through the use of the value system. [29 minutes]

  • High and Mighty, Part 2 (#808)

    Jerry shows how to develop the main mountain feature by using a technique of different shapes. [29 minutes]

  • High and Mighty, Part 3 (#809)

    Jerry demonstrates the importance of multiple-step painting to create a high quality art piece. [29 minutes]

  • High and Mighty, Part 4 (#810)

    Jerry shows how to add the bald eagle and continues to develop the snow of the mountain peaks. [29 minutes]

  • Rocky River, Part 1 (#811)

    Learn all the basic components of a great landscape as Jerry paints trees and distant mountains. [29 minutes]

  • Rocky River, Part 2 (#812)

    Jerry will demonstrate getting rocks under the water along with balance of negative space. [29 minutes]

  • Rocky River, Part 3 (#813)

    The water continues to get a wetter look through reflections of shapes and colors. [29 minutes]

  • Pheasant in the Rough, Part 1 (#901)

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  • Pheasant in the Rough, Part 2 (#902)

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  • Pheasant in the Rough, Part 3 (#903)

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  • Pheasant in the Rough, Part 4 (#904)

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  • Pheasant in the Rough, Part 5 (#905)

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  • Sydney, Part 1 (#906)

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  • Sydney, Part 2 (#907)

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  • Sydney, Part 3 (#908)

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  • Trademark of Spring, Part 1 (#909)

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  • Trademark of Spring, Part 2 (#910)

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  • Trademark of Spring, Part 3 (#911)

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  • Trademark of Spring, Part 4 (#912)

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  • Trademark of Spring, Part 5 (#913)

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  • Wine & Roses (Still Life), Part 1 (#1001)

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  • Wine & Roses (Still Life), Part 2 (#1002)

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  • Wine & Roses (Still Life), Part 3 (#1003)

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  • Wine & Roses (Still Life), Part 4 (#1004)

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  • My Girl, Part 1 (#1005)

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  • My Girl, Part 2 (#1006)

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  • My Girl, Part 3 (#1007)

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  • My Girl, Part 4 (#1008)

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  • Adobe Sunrise, Part 1 (#1009)

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  • Adobe Sunrise, Part 2 (#1010)

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  • Adobe Sunrise, Part 3 (#1011)

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  • Adobe Sunrise, Part 4 (#1012)

    [29 minutes]

  • Color Mixing 101 for Intermediate to Advanced Students (#1013)

    [29 minutes]

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