Casein Painting in the Wild

Follow James Gurney on seven plein-air painting adventures in this informative and entertaining instructional documentary. This time the material is casein, an opaque, fast-drying water-based medium that was popular before acrylic.

Each episode demonstrates a different approach for achieving accuracy and spontaneity. The lessons are applicable to other opaque painting media, especially oil, acrylic, and gouache. The artist documents the various stages from start to finish, complete with a detailed and helpful commentary about the thinking behind the technique.

James Gurney is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Dinotopia book series. His book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter was the #1 bestseller on Amazon's Painting category for over 150 weeks and is based on his daily blog

73 minutes video. 180p HD Widescreen plus PDF supplement