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Acrylics for beginners # 2

An easy and fun project anyone can paint- A landscape in three colours
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Created by Doris Charest
Last updated 11/2016
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What Will I Learn?
Learn that acrylics is easy and fun
Learn what materials you need for acrylic painting
Learn how to clean acrylic brushes properly
Learn how to paint an evergreen tree in many sizes
Learn how to paint an acrylic from beginning to end
Learn how to use a photo as a reference for a painting
Learn to simplify a painting
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  • You should have an interest in painting in acrylic
  • You should be willing to purchase the materials needed to complete the course
  • You should bring a love of painting with you

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 interested in acrylic painting
  • Anyone that is a beginner or interested in refreshing their skills
  • Anyone that loves painting
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 12 Lectures Collapse All 12 Lectures 31:50
Introduction to the course
1 Lecture 02:19

A short overview of what you will learn in this course.

Preview 02:19
The materials you will need
5 Lectures 10:55

Different painting surfaces you can use to create this project and how to choose one.

Preview 02:09

How to choose the paint that you need.

Preview 01:50

Wondering how to choose brushes? This video explains what you need to know.

Preview 01:42

A short information session on how to wash your brush when working with acrylics.

Preview 01:20

Watch this video if you decide to work on watercolour paper. This shows you how to take a large sheet and make it the size you want.

Preview 03:54
The project
6 Lectures 18:36

Blocking in is so easy and that is all you have to do in this step.

The blocking in of the red

Two more colours makes it more interesting a painting. Here is how you add those colours.

The blue and yellow

This is the very first set of trees you need to paint. Get ready to paint evergreen trees.

The red trees

Blue trees are next

The last set of trees.

The black trees

A few extra details and a summary of what you have done.

The conclusion

A quick quiz to use as a refresher.

Acrylics Quiz
5 questions
About the Instructor
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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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