MARK MENENDEZ

Travel Teaching Artist

Basic Drawing Techniques


Learn how to draw with these easy art lessons from Mark Menendez. You'll learn the foundations of drawing, from breaking down your subjects into lines and shapes, to how to use the light and shadow striking an object to create form for a realistic, three dimensional look. With tips and tricks on composition, perspective enlarging an image and more, you'll love to learn to draw!


  1. Bullet Learn the foundations of drawing, from line and shape to values and tones.


  1. Bullet Learn different lighting techniques to create dramatic form and dimension on your subject


  1. Bullet 101 minutes of premier art instruction


Painting Techniques of the Masters


Learn to paint like your favorite master painters, with these easy painting techniques. You'll learn how to employ different types of brushstrokes and lines to create soft and hard edges, achieve dramatic lights and darks like Rembrandt, and get energetic color like Vermeer and Van Gogh. Then apply these techniques to your own compositions, creating beautiful paintings with a timeless air.


  1. Bullet Learn how the old masters worked, from transferring their drawings to using a primitive camera for accuracy


  1. Bullet Incorporate the painting techniques if seven different master artists into your own paintings


  1. Bullet 88 minutes of premier art instruction


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Basic Color Mixing Techniques


Explore the foundations of color mixing with Mark Menendez. You'll mix and match hues using the color wheel, along with a brief introduction to how pigments are made into paint. Mark shows you how to create form using value produced by light and shadow. Then, learn how to apply color to your favorite paintings, including brushwork an painting techniques, and create mood and atmosphere using the right color arrangement.


  1. Bullet Develop the foundations of color using the color wheel as your guide


  1. Bullet Learn tried and true color applications, including value and form, and color combinations to establish mood


  1. Bullet 138 minutes of premier art instruction


The next best thing to taking one of my classes is learning from one of my informative, easy-to-follow art instruction products. You can choose from Pattern Packets, DVD’s or Books. I always offer instruction in an easy to understand manner, and you’ll be able understand art terms and concepts quickly. The fundamentals are always emphasized, and you will be encouraged all the way through each project.

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Art Instruction DVD’s!

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DVD - Color Pencil Techniques: Color, Value and Form Art Instruction Video


Get stunning color, value and form to achieve beautiful color pencil art. Mark Menendez demonstrates how to use you color pencils effectively, with step-by-step techniques in  layering, burnishing, tips on composition and using his four-color method to create realistic form, light, and shadow. Whether it's a still life or florals, birds or a simple apple, you'll love the results.


  1. Bullet Lessons on choosing your colors to build layers of light and shadow and achieve form


  1. Bullet 5 easy-to-follow color pencil demonstrations, including and apple, using color wheels with color pencil, a lily, a bird, and a still life in white


  1. Bullet 96 minutes of premier art instruction

DVD - How to Draw a Horse in Color Pencil Art Instruction Video


Learn how to draw and paint a horse using color pencils in this step-by-step art video! Mark Menendez demonstrates how to get an accurate drawing, followed by an exploration of the various features of a horse's head, mane, hooves and body. You'll love learning all the color pencil techniques for layering and burnishing, achieving great color, and more, for a beautiful horse drawing, head to tail!


  1. Bullet Drawing techniques for getting accurate proportions and features of a horse


  1. Bullet Easy color pencil techniques, from layering and burnishing, to achieving vibrant color


  1. Bullet 94 minutes of premier art instruction

DVD - How to Draw a Dog in Color Pencil Art Instruction Video


Learn how to draw and paint a dog using color pencils in this step-by-step art video! Mark Menendez demonstrates how to get an accurate drawing, followed by an exploration of the various features if your favorite pup's face, fur and body. You'll love learning all the color pencil techniques for layering and burnishing, achieving great color, and more, for a beautiful dog drawing, head to tail!


  1. Bullet Drawing techniques for getting accurate proportions and features of a dog


  1. Bullet Easy color pencil techniques, from layering and burnishing, to achieving vibrant color


  1. Bullet 88 minutes of premier art instruction

DVD - How to Draw a Cat in Color Pencil Art Instruction Video


Learn how to draw and paint a cat using color pencils in this step-by-step video! Mark Menendez demonstrates how to get an accurate drawing, followed by an exploration of the various features of you favorite kitty's fave, fur, and body. You'll love learning all the color pencil techniques for layering and burnishing, achieving great color, and more, for a beautiful drawing, head to tail!


  1. Bullet Drawing techniques for getting accurate proportions and features of a cat


  1. Bullet Easy color pencil techniques, from layering and burnishing, to achieving vibrant color


  1. Bullet 58 minutes of premier art instruction

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DVD - Chief Raven Hair


By only focusing on the face, this DVD will prove valuable to you for any portrait you might want to create. Offered is a unique study of the PLANES OF THE HEAD, so that you will approach any portrait in color pencil by studying the contrast of light and shadow. The stages of application are clearly explained, and my helpful QUADRATONE method is designed to compliment the “CHEIF RAVEN HAIR” PATTERN PACKET.


  1. Bullet Lessons on choosing your colors to create light and shadow and achieve form


  1. Bullet Loaded with information that will aid with any portrait you might want to create


  1. Bullet 32 minutes of premier art instruction


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