Below is a gallery of students work that has been inspired by the Copper Pot Acrylic Painting Tutorial

If you’ve completed the tutorial yourself drop me an email and I’ll add it to the page!

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Richard Clarke – Excellent drawing, this little painting has got a great atmosphere of the space and a really convincing rendition of the copper surface.

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Ana Avanzini – The reflection in this copper surface looks brilliant! Lovely dashes of vivid orange and the blue has a nice greenish hue that pushes it into the background.

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Margo Armstrong – Love the delicate dark lines within the copper surface, the contrast helps to make the reflection appear more intense.

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

José B. Gama – You can really get lost in the glowing oranges from the surface, feels like it has been illuminated by candlelight!

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Jerry Malec – Great drawing and balance of the subject and the dark surround really focuses the eye on the pot.

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Rebecca Potter – Lovely details in surface of the pot

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Joe Pellerin – Fantastic vivid hues in the oranges, with subtle reflected tones into the hearth top

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Brenda Finley – great balance between the warm and cools

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Dr Connie Hurley – Love the great orange colours on the pot and the brushstrokes with the blue

Student Success Stories - Copper Pot

Ben Owen – lovely turn of the shape of the pan and great crimson glazes


Mari Tabuchi – Great tonal range within the copper reflection


Kim Gervais – Fab balance between the oranges and blues


Paddy Wilkinson – Fantastic glow to the copper and great texture in the background


Anne Wilkinson – great pattern in the reflections of the copper


João Diogo – Great use of the glazing with the reds into the copper surface


Wendi Richardson – Fantastic detail in this painting, love the grates on the cooker top


Kathy Atkins (10-minute study) Now here’s how to spend 10 minutes! fantastic movement on the copper surface with the glowing coloured ground just peaking through on the right-hand side.


Marie-Claude – Love how the oranges from the pot have been echoed in the surface of the range


Morana Kavgic – Really nice pattern within the copper surface


Nico Roets – Lovely painterly brushwork and colour contrast


Sarah Boyle – Really nice vibrancy within the reds coming into the bottom of the pot

More Student Success Stories:

Student Success Stories – Apple in Light & Shadow
Student Success Stories – Cherry Painting

This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. Mary Tabor

    I love this–and it proves what a wonderful teacher you are, how you appreciate your students and remain engaged with them. All signs of a brilliant mentor.

  2. Natalie

    It’s great that everybody’s painting has turned out differently. They are all really good and each one has its own personal style.

    1. Will Kemp

      Cheers Natalie, yes everyone’s personal style comes out from the same subject, it’s fascinating

  3. Sharon Hodgdon

    Will what a great thing to do for your students! I love seeing everyone’s work. Now I have the courage to send some in too!!

    1. Will Kemp

      That’s great to hear Sharon, so pleased you’re feeling inspired.

  4. Georgina

    They are all fantastic, I am inspired to give the tutorials a go. Excellent teaching skills as well.

  5. Katja

    All did extremely well… lovely work indeed

  6. Giselle snell

    Thank you Will for your inspiration. You are a wonderful mentor.

    1. Will Kemp

      That’s very kind of you to say so Giselle, pleased you enjoyed the lessons.

  7. Graciela Masch

    Dear Will! It,s wonderful to see the different results and yet so accurate of the same pot! It encourages me to try and make one too!!

    1. Will Kemp

      That’s great to hear Graciela, so pleased you’re feeling inspired!

  8. Adrianna Kalland

    Just finished my pot today. How fun and inspiring! Thank you, Will.

    1. Will Kemp

      Fantastic news Adrianna, congratulations! glad you enjoyed it.

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