New Art Instruction Video on Luminous Landscape Painting with Water-Mixable Oils, By Lori McNee

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Liliedahl Art Videos has just released a new instructional video from Lori McNee titled Luminous Landscape Painting with Water-Mixable Oils. A link to the video for your review and a link to high-resolution photographs is below.

I’ve always wanted to interpret nature in my own language, in a poetic way. Paintings are windows to the imagination.

Liliedahl Art Videos has just released a new instructional video from Lori McNee titled "Luminous Landscape Painting with Water-Mixable Oils." Please consider making your readers aware. A link to the video for your review and a link to high-resolution photographs is below.

This video training is conducted by renowned landscape painter Lori McNee, an exhibiting member of Oil Painters of America and the American Impressionist Society as well an author and internationally followed art blogger. In this video students will discover how to use water-mixable oils to paint the glowing snow and beautiful greens Lori is known for in two start-to-finish demos: a winter scene and a summer scene. Lori will also share some different mediums she uses to create interesting textures. Along the way, students will learn how to paint landscape elements including trees, grasses, sky, clouds, snow, and water. (Painting lessons apply to traditional oils and acrylics as well as water-mixable oils.)

McNee says, “I’ve always wanted to interpret nature in my own language, in a poetic way. Paintings are windows to the imagination.”

Students will learn:

  • The benefits of painting with water-mixable, solvent-free oils.
  • How water and oil mix! Easy tips for painting with water-mixable oil paints.
  • Different water-mixable oil painting mediums, brushes, and other tools.
  • The benefits of a split primary palette.
  • How to tone the canvas for different effects.
  • How to organize paints, and color-mixing tips for luminous color.
  • How to create a focal point.
  • Tips for building a successful painting with strong design and composition using the Rule of Thirds and other design elements.
  • Tips to painting believable snow and water and luscious greens, and how to paint clouds and a vibrant sky.

"Luminous Landscape Painting with Water-Mixable Oils" is now available on DVD and streaming video through Liliedahl Art Video.

About the artist:
Lori McNee lives in the beautiful Northern Rocky Mountains of Central Idaho, where she derives much of her inspiration. A native of California and reared in the Southwest, Lori cultivated an interest in art and nature during her childhood.

While her three children were young, Lori began a career as a wildlife artist in the 1980s-90s. During this time she mentored with famed wildlife artists Robert Bateman, John Seerey-Lester, Carl Brenders, and Vivi Crandall. Lori illustrated for such organizations as Ducks Unlimited, The Nature Conservancy, and the Wolf Education Research Center, and various trout and duck stamps as well as books. In 2000, Lori discovered plein air and still life painting. After studying with artists Robert Moore and Joe Anna Arnett, Lori made a shift from working with photographs to painting from life.

Today, Lori’s broad spectrum of artwork includes poetic landscape, still life, and encaustic wax paintings that often incorporate birds or other wildlife. Her paintings have been featured in numerous publications including PleinAir Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, Southwest Art, Artist’s Magazine, American Art Collector, and Western Art Collector. Lori is an Ambassador Artist for Royal Talens, Princeton Brush Company, and Fredrix Artist Canvas. She is a certified Master Artist in Cobra Water-Mixable Oil Paints, and is an exhibiting member of Oil Painters of America, the American Impressionist Society, and the Encaustic Art Institute, and she serves on the city of Ketchum, Idaho’s Ketchum Arts Commission. Lori also teaches three or four painting workshops each year, at home and abroad.

Lori is also an internationally followed art blogger and the owner of, where she shares her online success secrets with artists, businesses, and organizations around the country. She is also an author, social media influencer, brand ambassador, and keynote speaker. She is a #SocialTV correspondent pioneer and tweets red carpet events including the Emmys, the Oscars, and the BAFTA awards for Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, Access Hollywood, and Vanity Fair.

Lori writes for publications including Outdoor Painter, Oil Painters of America, Artist’s Magazine, and Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market. North Light Books’ "Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee: Painting Techniques & Professional Advice" is available on Amazon.

About Liliedahl Art Videos
Liliedahl Art Videos was created because we believe art videos should reflect the quality of the artists and their artwork, with videos delving into the mindset of each artist. Each video is tastefully created, starting with proper lighting and sound as well as multiple camera angles. Our goal is to offer the viewer a higher-quality experience and more for their investment, so they can understand the thinking behind each step of a demonstration and virtually feel every brushstroke. Each artist is interviewed by an art expert, such as our editors or publisher, to help you understand everything that goes into a work of art.

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