Acrylics for beginners # 1
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An easy and fun project anyone can paint- a snow scene
3.5 (3 ratings)
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Created by Doris Charest
Last updated 11/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 37 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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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
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone that is a beginner and would like to learn how to paint
  • Anyone who loves painting
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Curriculum For This Course
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Start Here
1 Lecture 01:54

An introduction to the painting that we will paint.

Preview 01:54
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The basic information about acrylics
5 Lectures 11:08

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

Preview 02:22

The way to choose a brush for this project.

Preview 01:42

How to choose paint for this project.

Preview 01:50

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

Preview 01:20

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

Preview 03:54
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The project - A winter landscape
7 Lectures 24:12

The beginning of the project -the drawing.

The drawing
01:54

Choose a light blue for this first step.

The first colour
04:30

A different blue is used for this second step.

The first hills
03:20

This is your chance to finish the hills.

The second set of hills
05:09

The hills before we add trees. Easy step.

The dark hills and trees
04:09

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

The snow on the tree
03:51

A summary with some new ideas for you.

The Conclusion
01:19

An easy review of what you have learnt.

Quiz on acrylic
5 questions
About the Instructor
Doris Charest
4.2 Average rating
43 Reviews
355 Students
25 Courses
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.