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November 22, 2022

How To Paint Waves

techniques for creating lots of the exciting effects involved to create depth and lifelike scenery.

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March 17, 2022

Sea Turtle Tropical Reef Mural

Check out the ideas from a lot of other muralists as well as Mural Joe about creative placements for murals.


March 15, 2022

Joe appears in Redfin post!

Joe paints rolling blue waves water and oil base paints.

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February 18, 2022

How To Paint Big Waves

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February 7, 2022

How To Paint Eyes

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February 2, 2022

How To Draw Eyes

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December 13, 2021

How To Paint Sand Dunes

This Series is recorded live and will be edited as a high quality course for planning and executing a large cloud painting.

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October 5, 2021

How To Paint Dramatic Clouds

In this course you’ll see the steps to creating a landscape from the very beginning. Paint along and see the principles that will help with painting many landscapes whether from photos or imagination.

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July 16, 2021

How To Paint A Landscape – Basics

Paint a rocky stream in motion together with Joe using four colors.

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June 8, 2021

How To Paint A Cascading Stream

Join live this Monday at 4:00 PM PST for an in depth lesson on mixing colors and painting light and shadow on mountains and other objects in a landscape

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May 29, 2021

How To Paint Snowy Mountains

This live painting Lesson streamed live on YouTube for Mural Joe Members on May 17th and 18th 2021

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May 13, 2021

How to Paint Underwater and above water

Joe paints a Galaxy scene from imagination! Learn the techniques and patterns to create believable images

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April 12, 2021

Painting an Exploding Galaxy Scene

Raw footage.. Joe paints roots, rocks, and leaves to blend the new tortoise containment into the wall mural.

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March 29, 2021

Painting Lifelike Depth With Light, Shadow, and Mid-Tone

Follow Joe to a rocky shoreline with splashing waves to learn what we can use to create a scene from imagination!

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March 10, 2021

Adventure of Painting. Rocky Shore

Follow me to the beach to observe the elements that will make my painting come to life in the studio!

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March 4, 2021

Adventure of Painting. Tropical Beach Scene

Joe goes to Fossil Creek to study Waterfall scenery and use observations to paint from imagination in the studio

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February 25, 2021

Adventure of Painting. Waterfall Scene

Join Joe for a fun adventure on the lake observing nature in person and bringing the knowledge back to the studio to paint a lake scene from imagination!

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February 16, 2021

Adventure of Painting. Glassy Lake Scene

Mural Joe walks you through the details of capturing a likeness without needing to use a grid. In addition, he also covers drawing the human body and then techniques for painting them.

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February 8, 2021

Faces & People

Watch, learn, and paint along with Joe in this full length 4-part series on painting an autumn rocky cliff scene.

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February 8, 2021

Cliff Scene

In this 3 part series on the fundamentals of landscape painting, learn the tools you need to create whatever is in your imagination! This lesson covers a Pacific Northwest coastline with cliffs, rocks, and a crashing wave shooting up into the sunlight.

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February 8, 2021

Coastal Scene

A full course to guide you through the process of painting clouds on your ceiling.

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February 8, 2021


Mural Joe shows you how to understand and use perspective in the buildings and structures in order to achieve life like depth.

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February 8, 2021


In this series, Mural Joe gives you all the tools to create waves on a beach, in the open water, and with any color water you choose.

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February 8, 2021


In this series, Mural Joe gives you the tools to create the realistic look of being under water.

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February 7, 2021

Under Water Scenes

Everything you need to know to paint a landscape mural! Joe shows step by step, his process and techniques for painting a landscape with acrylic latex wall paints.

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February 7, 2021

How to Paint a Landscape Mural

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February 7, 2021


Here is an explanation of a method for creating the look of marble with acrylic latex paint.

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November 1, 2013

How To Paint Marble

Let me start off this┬álearning blog with a little history on my background as I get the question often, “How did you get started as a professional artist?”. ┬áThis is an e-mail I sent out answering that question and giving a few of my best tips:

My Story

September 15, 2013

How I Got Started

How to paint fire with an airbrush

Air Brush, How To

June 26, 2012

How To Paint Fire

Mural Joe turns an office into a space ship called the “Mothership”. Check out finished pictures here.


April 27, 2012

The Mothership

Mural Joe paints the True Blue mural in downtown Flagstaff that honors some of the aspects of Northern Arizona University and the NAU Lumberjack.


January 9, 2012

True Blue NAU Mural

Castle and Dragons for a kid’s room.


March 21, 2011

Castle & Dragon

An explanation of painting light in a jungle scene.

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February 26, 2011

How To Paint Light

Mural Joe walks through the techniques to create faux burled wood grain that is useful for refinishing baseboards, cabinets, and furniture.

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February 24, 2011

How To Paint Faux Burled Wood Grain

Tree House mural in a child’s room.


February 21, 2011

Tree House

Learn how to create depth while painting a treehouse in a child’s room.

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February 10, 2011

How To Create Depth

Watch this documentary style production with Mural Joe as he paints a living room with a Tuscan hillside and the complications and changes that come with painting inside a home.


January 19, 2011

Tuscan Documentary

Skull and Flames air brush work mixed in with a mural.

Air Brush, Murals

January 13, 2011

Skull & Flames

A mural of some of the golf greats.


May 15, 2010

Golf Greats

How to paint realistic looking clouds on a wall.


January 18, 2010

How To Paint Clouds

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When you immerse yourself in nature and learn to read your landscape, your painting skills will be absolutely revolutionized. 
Dive in, feel the wave and learn to see water differently in this new series. 

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see water differently