Acrylic Painting - Introduction to Acrylic Painting
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Acrylic Painting - Introduction to Acrylic Painting

An Introduction to Acrylic Painting For Beginners. Learn how to paint in Acrylics using the Moore Method of Painting
4.6 (38 ratings)
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Created by Rod Moore
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basics of Acrylic Painting
  • Gain knowledge on the basic equipment needed for Acrylic Painting
  • Learn the Moore Method of Painting
  • Learn a simple painting exercise to understand Values
  • Knowledge of simple landscape painting techniques
  • Understand more about Colour & Mixing Colour
  • How to use a brush for different painting effects
  • How to create depth and aerial perspective in your paintings
  • Complete a beginner level landscape painting with a cottage
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Requirements
  • This course is suitable for beginners who are wanting to learn to paint even if you have never picked up a brush before
  • A desire to learn how to paint
  • You will need to purchase some basic painting supplies
Description

This Acrylic Painting course is designed for beginners with a desire to learn how to paint in acrylics.

In the Acrylic Painting - Introduction to Acrylic Painting course you will learn how to get started painting in acrylics. By following along with what you learn you will complete a simple landscape painting at the end of the course that you will be proud to hang on the wall.

The Acrylic Painting course is designed for beginners who have never picked up a brush before, through to intermediate level artists who are looking to try out acrylics.

The course covers some of the key things you need to know about painting with Acrylic paint including:

  • The characteristics of Acrylic Paint
  • The differences between Acrylic Paint and Oil Paints
  • Which Acrylic Paints to use
  • How to use Acrylic Paints to best effect
  • The basic primary colour palette to use for landscape painting
  • The key to painting effectively with acrylics
  • How to use acrylic paints like oil paints
  • The basic equipment to use for acrylic painting

Plus the course will teach you abut how to paint simple landscape paintings including:

  • The correct use of Values in painting
  • How to use Aerial Perspective in landscape painting
  • The basic composition of good landscape painting
  • How to create a sense of realism in your landscape painting
  • Creating light in your landscapes
  • Developing layers of depth in your landscapes
  • Painting structures and objects in your landscapes

In addition you are going to learn the Moore Method of Painting.

The Moore Method of Painting has been taught to hundreds of students in one day art classes and more than 15,000 students globally through our online courses. The Moore Method of Painting makes it easy for anyone to learn how to paint.

In the Moore Method of Painting we use just 3 colours with 3 brushes and follow 3 simple steps.

This makes it easier for you to learn how to start painting and still finish a great looking painting that you will be proud to hang on the wall or have framed. The Moore Method of Painting has been proven to be the most effective method for beginners to learn how to paint with hundreds of students giving testimonials and feedback on the success of the method.

When you combine the Moore Method of Painting with Acrylic Paints you have the perfect combination to help get you started learning how to paint.

By the time you have completed this Acrylic Painting introduction course you will have developed the skills and knowledge to continue on in your learning of how to paint with acrylics.

Join us today for the Acrylic Painting - Introduction to Acrylic Painting and let's have some fun doing your first painting today.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners who have never painted before
  • Intermediate level painters who are keen to learn other styles of painting
  • Oil or Watercolour painters wanting to try acrylics
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Curriculum For This Course
37 Lectures
03:43:17
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Introduction
6 Lectures 06:28

Introduction to the Acrylic Painting course

Preview 01:14

In this video we look at the overview of the course and what you will learn

Overview of Acrylic Painting course
05:08

Materials List For Course
00:02

Project 1 - Photo Reference
00:01

Project 2 - Photo Reference
00:01

Project 3 - Photo Reference
00:01
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Acrylic Painting Materials
7 Lectures 34:17

We start our learning off by understanding acrylic paints

About Acrylic Paints
06:06

In this video we talk about which acrylic paints you should buy and use

Preview 03:37

In this video we get an understanding of the differences between oils and acrylics

Preview 05:02

Now we talk about the different painting surfaces for acrylics

Painting Supports
07:51

We take a look at some of the mediums you can use and I share with you what I mostly use

Mediums For Acrylic Painting
06:23

Cleaning up is an important part of painting so we look at what and how to clean up after painting with acrylics

Cleaning Materials
02:32

I share with you what I think is the best palette to use for acrylics

Palettes
02:46
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The Moore Method of Painting
6 Lectures 19:10

Now we look at the painting method I have used to teach more than 15,000 students

Preview 03:11

I walk you through the first of 3 steps in the Moore Method

Step 1 - Drawing
04:30

In this video we discuss the second step of the Moore Method of Painting

Step 2 - Blocking In
03:13

Now we look at the all important third step in the Moore Method of Painting

Step 3 - Highlights & Details
01:13

In this video we look at our basic palette that we use in the Moore Method

Three Colours
04:22

Finally we look at the 3 brushes we do most of our painting with in the Moore Method and in this course

Three Brushes
02:41
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Project 1 - Values Study
5 Lectures 27:48

Now we move into our first project which is a Values study.

Preview 02:21

I show you the first step in our values study which is step 1 - drawing

Step 1 - Drawing
04:15

Then we move into step 2 blocking in the darks in our values study

Step 2 - Blocking In
07:39

Then we add our mid tone and highlights to finish off the values study

Step 3 - Highlights & Details
11:51

In this video we briefly review the values study

Preview 01:42
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Project 2 -Simple Landscape
5 Lectures 54:46

This video is an introduction to our second project which is a simple landscape

Introduction to Simple Landscape
00:50

In this video we do step 1 which is the drawing for the project

Step 1 - Drawing
05:52

In this video we complete step 2 which is the block in step

Step 2 - Blocking In
17:26

The third step which is the highlights and details is completed in this step

Step 3 - Highlights & Details
29:34

Now that we have completed this simple landscape project we do a brief review of our work

Project Review
01:04
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Project 3 - Cottage In Landscape
5 Lectures 01:17:11

This video is an introduction to our third project which is a cottage in a landscape

Introduction To Cottage In Landscape
01:26

In this video we do step 1 the drawing of the big shapes

Step 1 - Drawing
06:01

This video is our step 2 block in step

Step 2 - Blocking In
18:40

This video shows us step 3 the highlights and details step

Step 3 - Highlights & Details
49:39

With the third project complete we do a walk through and review

Project Review
01:25
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Course Wrap Up And Bonuses
3 Lectures 03:37

This brief video is a wrap up of the course and what we have learnt

Course Wrap Up
01:59

In this video I share with you some more resources for continuing your learning with Moore Art School

Learn More With Moore Art School
01:32

The Moore Method of Painting is further explained in this ebook with links to a free five day painting course for you to try

Download eBook 'Learn To Paint'
00:06
About the Instructor
Rod Moore
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Artist & Art Teacher

Rod Moore is the founder of Moore Art School and the creator of the Moore Method of Painting. He has taught hundreds of students to paint in his one day workshops and more then 15,000 globally through his online courses on learning to paint.

Living in Noosa, Queensland Rod draws his inspiration from the natural beauty of the amazing coast and beaches he is surrounded by, and the breathtaking beauty of the hinterland region.

Rod is the creator and star of two TV shows, Plein Air Painting TV and Yes You Can Paint both 13 episodes. The TV shows have been broadcast around Australia and New Zealand and have been extremely popular with those wanting to learn to paint.

He is a full time artist and art teacher and his passion is for helping beginners enjoy the magic in learning how to paint.