Nancie King Mertz

Nancie King Mertz: Urban Pastel Painting


Video Length: 2 Hours 26 Minutes
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Cassatt and Degas Are Pastel Legends Award-Winning Artist Reveals Her Secrets to Creating an Urban Pastel Masterpiece

Imagine the look on people’s faces when you reveal your new skills.

Heck, you might even make your “art friends” envious.

Remember when we said you have the opportunity to have an award-winning artist guide you in the comfort of your own home?

Well Nancie is that award-winning artist.

She has mastered the art of painting in pastel like not many others in the world.

She’s traveled to nearly 20 countries and around the U.S. for inspiration.

(Chicago remains her favorite city to explore and paint — where she was twice named “Artist of the Year.”)

Collectors marvel at the beauty she finds in the urban setting — a skill she will be passing on to you.

Nancie’s work is appreciated — and has been exhibited — around the globe.

As for all the awards she’s won?

We’d need to write a short novel to list them all!

So with all that being said, you might think Nancie commands sky-high fees.

And rightly so.

Yet fortunately for you, you get to work alongside Nancie for MUCH less than hiring her to physically come to you would cost.

How so?

Because we invited Nancie to our studios, where she filmed an incredible training video for you … showing you how to create a fantastic urban pastel painting.

Well, we say “show you” — but really she does a LOT more than that.

You see, it’s like she’s actually in the room with you … standing right by your shoulder, even.

She then takes you through the entire process — step by step — of painting an urban scene with pastels.

You’ll discover how to portray sunlight and shadow with layering effects and color techniques…

You’ll learn all about using vanishing points, and how to use detail and proportion to bring any urban subject to life...

The aim is for you to then paint along with her … which is ideal if you learn best through actual practice.

In other words, you get to literally copy what she is doing ... stroke by stroke.

So, however you learn best, this training covers it.

You should find it’s the perfect way to get better — fast.

Inside you’ll learn:

  • How to simplify a complicated structure (this should help both beginners and seasoned painters)
  • IMPORTANT: What you need to know about using warm colors at the back of your painting
  • It’s all about detail, right? Wrong! Especially at this certain point in the painting process
  • Why you should think VERY carefully about the color of paper you use. (Many artists fall into the trap of not paying enough attention to this — discover why it’s crucial you don’t become one of them)
  • Beware of introducing “lights” too soon (Nancie explains why this is the case … and when you should introduce them)
  • Don’t be afraid to “push” color … BUT … you need to make sure of this if you want to get it right
  • How to draw the eye of your viewer to the back of your painting using a light violet
  • How Nancie gives her painting a “little more life” in the final stages
  • Pastels vs. oils vs. watercolors: Here’s why you’ll fall in love with pastels
  • Looking to fill in “tighter” areas of your painting? Then you need to know this
  • Plan on painting a city scene? Then what Nancie has to say about painting windows is something you don’t want to miss
  • Counterintuitive advice for creating the “center of interest” of your painting (this should make your work far more interesting)
    Plus much more — including…


Composition tips for unique urban paintings…

How to layer colors for rich results…