Abstract Techniques Revealed Vol. 1. Create Large Modern Art
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Abstract Techniques Revealed Vol. 1. Create Large Modern Art

A loose and carefree approach to creating abstract contemporary paintings.
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4.5 (547 ratings)
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1,973 students enrolled
Created by Gino Savarino
Last updated 12/2016
English
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Paint a large, textured and colorful modern art piece.
  • Have the confidence you are looking for to create a contemporary painting without spending a fortune on tools and materials..
Requirements
  • Basic painting skills, but not really necessary. I will show you step by step.
  • Materials required: Large canvas, assorted acrylic paints, gesso or primer, texturing medium, small, medium and large brushes, foam brush, pallet knife, 6" spatula, small sheet of bubble wrap, tile notched trowel. 1/8" x 36" wood dowel rod.
  • The desire to let loose, have fun and not worry about making mistakes.
Description

In this course we will be creating 2 colorful, large modern abstract paintings. I will show you step by step  how to add texture, line and form to a canvas and give you the confidence to paint loose and carefree without the worry of making mistakes. I share my secret techniques that took me over 20 years to perfect.

I will cover the usage of unconventional tools and materials to add interest and excitement to your masterpiece.

Without spending a fortune on art supplies, you'll learn how to paint your own original modern abstract art on canvas and other substrates.

I discuss the paints and
brushes that I like to use and the different mediums to add texture and
depth.

I use mainly acrylic paint and sometimes oil paint to create these beautiful works of art.

If you are interested in creating abstract art, this course is for you.With multi-camera angles, you will grasp every brushstroke and every splatter. Even though I work fast, you can take your time, pause and rewind as often as you 'd like and watch the course over and over again. This is not your average, boring art lesson.  Get ready to be amazed at your ability.



Who this course is for:
  • Art students or someone who always wanted learn abstract painting.
  • Intermediate painters who want to learn more advanced techniques in abstract art.
  • Those who want to try new ways to impress themselves and their friends and family.
  • Brave enthusiast who are not afraid to make "happy" mistakes.
Course content
Expand 11 lectures 01:18:19
+ Welcome t Abstract Techniques Revealed.
11 lectures 01:18:19

The fun begins when we add this unexpected texture medium.

How to make peeks, valleys and voids.

Preview 11:18

Applying good primer without spending a lot of money.

Preview 04:07

A look at the types of brushes I like to use and how to keep my paints organized.

Brushes and Paints
03:24

By adding a base layer of paint, the top colors will be bolder and more vibrant.

The Under Coat & Painting Process
14:37
Adding Exciting and Fun Details
16:46

We are now ready to start our second painting, "Magic Moments", but first lets go through the tools needed and one secret ingredient to get that great texture for less then $2.

Preview 00:54

Texture is spread out and applied to give it a 3 dimensional feel.

Preview 07:46

A dark base coat is applied to make the foreground colors pop.

Ready for the dark undercoat.
02:28

By sectioning off the canvas we paint fast to create a super cool masterpiece.

The Painting process -Let the fun begin!
09:57

Time to tie it all together with stick, circle and knife.

Crazy Awesome Details.
06:26