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Paint This with Jerry Yarnell

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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 A Farmer's Icon, Part 1 Jerry provides step-by-step instruction on a beautiful nostalgic red barn. While blocking in the composition during the first stages of this painting, Jerry demonstrates a new method for creating a dramatic stormy sky. (1 of 13)
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1101 MO 08/11/14 11:00am 00:28:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Farmer's Icon, Part 2 Jerry continues blocking in the barn, roof, silos and trees while establishing the contrast and values of the painting. He uses a variety of greens with to demonstrate beautiful meadows, while complementing and creating a contrast with the red barn. (2 of 13)
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1102 TU 08/12/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Farmer's Icon, Part 3 Jerry adds the middle tones and highlights, beginning with the silos and a circular motion the dimensional form is created on the cylindrical shape of the silos. The barn is highlighted and further detail is added to create textured, old wood and with the addition of ruts in the road, even further attention is directed towards the barn. (3 of 13)
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1103 WE 08/13/14 11:00am 00:28:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Farmer's Icon, Part 4 In the final stage of this painting, Jerry continues highlighting the barn, adds the details of the fence, broken boards and a gate. Pure pigment is utilized to brighten the barn and the use of a script brush will add the necessary cracks and holes in the wood of the barn. (4 of 13)
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1104 TH 08/14/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Bluebird's Paradise, Part 1 Jerry provides step-by-step instruction on how to paint beautiful Eastern bluebirds on a diptych, two separate paintings brought together by technique to create one piece. (5 of 13)
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1105 FR 08/15/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Bluebird's Paradise, Part 2 Jerry begins painting in the connecting limb with a #2 bristle brush making sure to achieve tapered limbs and to create soft edges. Trees are highlighted, the birdhouse is blocked in, along with the roof and supporting post. (6 of 13)
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1106 MO 08/18/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Bluebird's Paradise, Part 3 Jerry begins the highlight stage of the diptych. Weathered wood on the birdhouse, brighter highlights and reflected light on the limb, as well as scripting in the small branches of the tree are completed during this session of the painting. (7 of 13)
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1107 TU 08/19/14 11:00am 00:28:44 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Bluebird's Paradise, Part 4 Jerry creates a clean dark under painting of the bluebirds using a mix of turquoise blue, ultramarine blue and burnt umber. He creates a darker under painting for the detail of the feathers. A renowned Ducks Unlimited artist discusses the proper form, technique, foreshortening and proportion of birds and their anatomy, to provide greater detail to their color and overall form. (8 of 13)
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1108 WE 08/20/14 11:00am 00:28:44 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Bluebird's Paradise, Part 5 Jerry begins building the highlights of the feathers in this painting, and skims the surface of the under painting, leaving darker pockets showing through the bright colors of the red crest, the bright blue of the head and the lighter gray of the under belly. (9 of 13)
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1109 TH 08/21/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Parade of Lights, Part 1 Jerry introduces a cityscape for the first time as one of his painting projects. A metropolitan cityscape with high-rise skyscrapers stretches across a 15x30 canvas with a dark sunset, glowing lights in the buildings that reflect beautifully in the water. (10 of 13)
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1110 FR 08/22/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Parade of Lights, Part 2 Jerry finishes construction of the buildings with a dynasty brush making sure to vary the sizes of the buildings, the height and location of skyscrapers and closely observing and manipulating the negative space between the structures. (11 of 13)
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1111 MO 08/25/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Parade of Lights, Part 3 Jerry begins to detail the buildings with the use of a different value to create an overlap of smaller buildings in the foreground, their reflections in the water and the addition of well-placed lights in the city. Additional glows, variety of colors, and a skimming technique connect the structures of the horizon line. (12 of 13)
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1112 TU 08/26/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Parade of Lights, Part 4 In this final session of the 15x30 painting, Jerry completes the miscellaneous glows and with the addition of a dry brush haze around the lights, both in the sky and in the water. (13 of 13)
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1113 WE 08/27/14 11:00am 00:28:45 - (CC) × ST
36.1 A Farmer's Icon, Part 2 Jerry continues blocking in the barn, roof, silos and trees while establishing the contrast and values of the painting. He uses a variety of greens with to demonstrate beautiful meadows, while complementing and creating a contrast with the red barn. (2 of 13)
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1102 TH 08/28/14 11:00am 00:28:45 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 A Farmer's Icon, Part 3 Jerry adds the middle tones and highlights, beginning with the silos and a circular motion the dimensional form is created on the cylindrical shape of the silos. The barn is highlighted and further detail is added to create textured, old wood and with the addition of ruts in the road, even further attention is directed towards the barn. (3 of 13)
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1103 FR 08/29/14 11:00am 00:28:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST