YouTube Painting Tutorials – Marianne Vander Dussen

YouTube Painting Tutorials

Whether you're just getting started, or are a little more seasoned and looking for some tips to freshen up your paintings, this page features my most popular YouTube tutorials, catalogued for your convenience.

Acrylic Painting Tutorials

Acrylic Sketchbook - the Misty Marsh

One of my most popular videos on YouTube! Download your free Misty Marsh reference photos here and follow along. Paint in a sketchbook with acrylic on paper like me, or try on a canvas. 

Foggy Fence

Perfect for complete beginners! This tutorial will take you through the process of creating an acrylic painting from start to finish, including sanding and toning your canvas with gesso, transferring your drawing, creating mist with acrylics, and using mediums. 


Perfect for emerging artists who have a few paintings under their belt who are aiming to take their work up a notch. This video discusses working in layers, blending, what to do when you've made a mistake, and much more. 


Oil Painting Tutorials


Painting 1/12 in the Square Foot Show Series


Painting 2/12 in the Square Foot Show Series

Landing Light

Painting 3/12 in the Square Foot Show Series

Marlene Dietrich - Café au Lait Dahlia

Painting 4/12 in the Square Foot Show Series

Judy Garland - Ruby Red Parrot Tulips

Painting 5/12 in the Square Foot Show Series