PK 186: Learning Realistic Oil Painting with Daniel Gonske

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Daniel never dreamed he would create a realistic oil painting.

In fact, he has never taken any art classes before participating in the Evolve Artist program.


In this interview, you can see how far he has come in just a few months.

What’s interesting about Daniel’s journey is that while he is creative; he is first and foremost a musician and had never considered developing the skills to become a visual artist.

He will show you how even though art isn’t the main passion he is still managing to find a place for art in his life, and receiving the calm and relaxing benefits that come together with realistic oil painting. He also stresses the importance of having a system to follow that allows for confidence to be built naturally.


3:40 – What’s your motivation for doing art?

5:22 – How do your skills compare to the other students in the program?

7:20 – What makes Daniel’s choice of subject matter special, and examples of his work.

10:30 – How are you feeling when you sit down to do a painting?

13:20 – Having a system for art takes away the fear.

14:30 – What’s your strategy for time management and getting time to study art?

20:05 – What would you tell someone who started Evolve today to inspire and help them get started?

22:20 – Once your skills are at a professional level, what are you looking forward to creating?

To see the entire curriculum Daniel is following and join the program, visit


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