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Want to paint a soft, moody, endearing family of dolphins underwater?

Mark will show you how with his newest downloadable tutorial V-Log:

"Dolphin Family - Underwater"

Learn how to paint this compelling scene in just 20 minutes!

only AUD$15.00



Use a limited palette to create a subtle and moody underwater painting.

Use light play techniques to create dimension and realism in your dolphins

Master 3 fundamental skills which will transcend and transform all your paintings:

  • Gradation
  • Brush Technique
  • Wet-on-wet Technique - pushing and pulling wet paint around with subtlety.

AND these more advanced techniques:

  • Discover how light behaves on 3 dimensional objects underwater.
  • Using glazes to magic effect.
  • Create mood with subtle shifts in tone.
  • Create interest, movement and dimension using light play techniques.
learn acrylic glazing techniques to add depth and dimension to your underwater paintings
  • Create dimension with sensitivity to the light source.
  • Get amazing contrast with highlights and give your dolphins instant realism.
  • Fix mistakes using mediums.
  • Create the illusion of the surface of the water from below.
  • Create rays and even more dimension using a round, and dry brush technique.
learn the technique behind creating refracted light underwater
  • Put your elements “in” the painting rather than stuck “on” it
  • How 3 dimensional objects affect light too, giving them even more dimension
  • Building layers to create mood

Then, take what you've learnt and create your own beautiful, soft & moody underwater dolphin paintings!


"Dolphin Family - Underwater"

When you purchase, receive this BONUS support material FREE:

  • PDF - Dolphin Family - Underwater "Recipe"
  • PDF - Tropical Water "Recipe Card"
  • PDF - Set Yourself Up...Right 
Your bonus supporting PDFs come free with every purchase of Dolphin Family - Underwater

Techie Info:

Running Time:   Approx 22 minutes

Size:  Approx 400 MB


AAC Stereo Audio

Screen Resolution:  1280 x 720

M4V Video file (MPEG4). Playable on QuickTime Player (or your favourite media player). To get the latest version of QuickTime Player for your Mac or PC, click here. 

NB:  This is a LARGE file and may take some time to download.  It has been optimised for the best viewing size versus download time.

If you have broadband your download should be reasonably quick.  If not, it will be slow!  This will take 20 minutes to download as a minimum, and up to an hour or more with a slower internet service.

Please double check your bandwidth and data allowance before ordering, as this product is only available as a download.




On purchase of your V-Log “Dolphin Family”, you will receive via email (the one you have linked to your Paypal account) links which are specific to your computer. One for your video file to download, one for your bonus PDF(s) file, and one for your video streaming option (this option includes a password).  

To download the video or PDF files, simply click on the link(s).

To view your video via our streaming platform, simply click on the link in the body of the email (this will take you to a specific page on our website) and enter your password in order to view.

There is a time limit and attempt limit setting on the download links (to keep out those nasty pirates!) but don't worry, if you need more attempts - which hopefully you won't - just contact us and we'll send you what you need.  Asap.

NB:  Note for iPad owners - it has come to our attention that if you attempt to download the v-log to an iPad (or other iOS operating system managed device such as an iPod or iPhone) it may not let you save the file (you may only be able to view it).  Therefore please use a different computer platform to download and save the file (ie your PC or laptop).  

HOWEVER:  You will be able to STREAM the video file with no problem on any device.  Hooray!

Happy Painting!  Thanks So Much!

learn to paint this gorgeous trio of dolphins underwater with Mark's latest v-log, Dolphin Family - Underwater

Here's what some happy purchasers have said about "Dolphin Family - Underwater":

I have just downloaded and watched this new v-log and can't wait to paint it.  I love the colour of the water and the dolphins look so serene.  My only problem is that I have an inkling it won't be anywhere as easy to paint as Mark makes it look!!  Thank you for another wonderful tutorial that is so easy to follow.

Sami, QLD


I really enjoyed this tutorial.  I've learnt so much about shaping objects, and using colour and shades underwater.  I love how the highlights make the dolphins really pop out and I've already started my own painting.  I'm also looking forward to trying the same scene using a different colour range.

Karen, UK


If you missed Mark's other v-logs (shock, horror!), click below for more info:

Coral Reef - Underneath

Coral Reef - Underneath downloadable video tutorial v-log from Mark Waller.

Tropical Sunset

Tropical Beach

Tropical Beach downloadable video tutorial v-log from Mark Waller.

AND.....If you really enjoyed these downloadable tutorials and haven't yet checked out our other downloadable tutorial DVDs, you should do this immediately!!!

Mark's downloadable DVD tutorials are available via the shop.  Click here for more info.

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