Art for Beginners: How to Draw & Paint Animals in Acrylic
What you'll learn
- Create 7 amazing acrylic paintings.
- Participate in an activity that cultivates critical thinking skills, develops hand-eye coordination, and encourages self-expression.
- Apply the knowledge gained in this course to create unique masterpieces.
- Learn interesting facts about the subject of each painting.
- Make connections and understand relationships between art and science.
- Students will need a computer, tablet, or smart phone, and an internet connection.
- Materials and Supplies needed for this course are listed in the Course Summary, and also in Lecture 3.
- Bring it: A desire to create some delightful works of art!
Do you know a young artist who is interested in learning how to draw and paint?
Are you looking for an experienced art teacher to guide them throughout the creative process?
Are you seeking a healthy activity that will encourage creativity and boost self-confidence?
The Art for Beginners: Learn How to Draw & Paint Animals in Acrylic course may be just what you are looking for! Designed with beginners in mind, this course is suitable for ALL AGES. With a total of 7 fun and unique acrylic art painting projects, students will learn the skills to create masterpieces of their own long after the course is complete.
Before each art lesson begins, students will be presented with a slideshow that provides scientific facts and images about each animal. These facts and images will help students make important connections between art and science.
There are two steps in each art project:
Step 1: Design, Draw, and Outline an Animal Portrait onto Paper
Step 2: Paint the Animal Portrait
The process used to teach each art project is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight students into drawing and painting action! This process involves observing, following instructions, and creating until the student is happy with the outcome.
Young artists will learn basic acrylic painting techniques and apply these techniques to complete each project. The Art for Beginners: Learn How to Draw & Paint Animals in Acrylic course is designed to give new artists the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.
Supplies and materials needed for this course:
heavy paper (acrylic paper works great!)
acrylic paints (various colors)
paintbrushes (small, medium, large)
pencil with eraser
bowl of water
Please Note: This course is intended to be purchased by a parent or guardian for use by a beginner artist or novice art student. Adult supervision is recommended. Per Udemy’s Policy: Those under 18 may use the services only if a parent or guardian opens their account, handles any enrollments, and manages their account usage.
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About the Instructor:
My name is Miss Em and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have over 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes kids feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful.
I look forward to seeing you in this Drawing and Painting for Beginners course.
Let the creative fun begin!
Who this course is for:
- This is an acrylic painting course designed for young artists and beginners.
- No drawing or painting experience necessary to be successful in this course.
Hi. My name is Em Winn and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have over 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes kids feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful. Let the creative fun begin!