How to paint clouds

Paint clouds
(Image credit: Justin Donaldson)

Fine artist Justin Donaldson is here to show us how to paint clouds. He uses gouache, poster colour, oil and open-acrylics in his everyday adventure with painting. He's created a number of online courses around painting with gouache, and painting landscapes, including how to paint clouds, and he's created this tutorial just for you. 

If you're looking to get started in traditional painting, then take a look at our advice for canvas painting for beginners before you jump into Donaldson's cloud painting tutorial. You may also want to look at the best art easels around, as well as the best oil paints if you're using oils.

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Justin Donaldson

 Justin Donaldson is an Australian artist who works and lives in the US. He creates lush landscapes in gouache, acrylic and oil and loves to teach art.