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How To Paint Waves


In this series, I show my techniques as a professional painter/muralist for capturing the look of crashing waves, small ripples and illuminated reflective water. I recommend buying the whole bundle as the various lessons can answer many questions that relate to each other. Need a discount? I want you to have this lesson. Send an email joe@muraljoe.com

Enjoy this in-depth lesson, "How To Paint A Beach Wave - Acrylics" in 4 parts! Part 1: "Small Waves" 1:38:35 min Part 2: "Crashing Wave" 1:32:37 min Part 3: "Sea…


With a focus on composition and the creative process, learn how to apply all the lessons learned in painting water, clouds, crashing waves, and more in this complete stormy ocean…


In Part 4, learn how to paint ripples and reflections on water. Video Length: 23:27 min - Download Size: 1GB download Watch the preview below!


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. Includes the following titles:…


In Lesson 3, learn the faster wet-on-dry technique for painting waves. Video Length: 23:41 min - Download Size: 945 MB Watch the preview below!


In Lesson 2, learn how to bring your waves to life with light. Video Length: 21:29 min - Download Size: 839 MB Watch the preview below!


In Lesson 1, learn how to create the shape of waves. Video Length: 29:20 min - Download Size: 1.14 GB Watch the preview below!


Learn how to paint a big wave across the wall! Spend some time with Mural Joe in the Studio and take a detailed look at the brush techniques he uses…


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All courses are delivered by Joe via video, which allows you to view what he’s actually painting on the canvas. Some videos even include explorations with Joe into nature to study how nature moves. Joe’s videos are designed for you to follow along with the actual mechanisms and steps of the painting process. 

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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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