Acrylics for beginners # 1

An easy and fun project anyone can paint- a snow scene
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Acrylics is a fun and easy. This course is for the new-to-acrylics and will teach you all about how to start an acrylic painting. Once you learn the basic steps, painting will be a joy. You can complete this course in an hour if you follow the step-by-step process. There are hints and pointers in every lesson. By the end of the series, you should be able to paint in acrylics all by yourself. These are the successful lessons that have been used for beginner students before. I have chosen my students' favorite lessons show you. Come and enjoy these lessons too.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have some acrylic paint, brushes and canvas to work on
  • You should have a love of painting
  • You should have a desire to learn to paint
  • Choosing the materials for acrylic painting is covered in the course but you need to get the materials to complete the project

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn all about acrylic paint and how to use it
  • Learn all about acrylic brushes and how to use them
  • Learn all about painting surfaces and how to use them
  • Learn that painting in acrylic is easy and fun
  • Learn to paint and complete a painting from beginning to finish
  • Learn what analogous colours are
  • Learn how to paint an evergreen tree with ease

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone that is a beginner and would like to learn how to paint
  • Anyone who loves painting

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here

An introduction to the painting that we will paint.

Section 2: The basic information about acrylics

There are a variety of painting surfaces that you can use. This video explains how to choose what you need.


The way to choose a brush for this project.


How to choose paint for this project.


If you work in acrylic, this video gives you tips on how to clean your brush properly.


If you decide to use watercolour paper, this video shows you how to get it to the size you want.

Section 3: The project - A winter landscape

The beginning of the project -the drawing.


Choose a light blue for this first step.


A different blue is used for this second step.


This is your chance to finish the hills.


The hills before we add trees. Easy step.


Snow is the easiest step yet. See how it is done.


A summary with some new ideas for you.

5 questions

An easy review of what you have learnt.

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Instructor Biography

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Instructor

Mixed media and contemporary art are my specialty. I love color, texture and a more contemporary art. I am here to teach you to abandon yourself to exploration and experimental techniques. I have been published in Somerset Studio and Leisure Painter. I have been the recipient of the Sylvie Brabant award and received awards for my art work.

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