How to Create Fast and Fun Abstract Paintings
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How to Create Fast and Fun Abstract Paintings

Learn how to easily create fun and colorful abstract paintings.
4.1 (63 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,523 students enrolled
Created by Claudia Rossi
Last updated 3/2014
English
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Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this course, you will have completed a fun and colorful abstract painting.
  • Learn to mix paint with floating medium to create proper paint consistency.
  • Learn how to create beautiful blended colors.
Requirements
  • Canvas (or other stiff substrate).
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Floating Medium
  • Round Paintbrush (size 5-12 depending on size of substrate).
  • Easel (optional)
Description

In this course, you will learn to mix acrylic paint with floating medium and to create beautiful blends of color. This is a simple technique, using minimal supplies, that you can use with different color combinations to achieve many different looks. Most of the instruction is in real-time recorded video. Depending on the size of the canvas (or other substrate) you deicide to use, you could have a completed painting in just 1-2 hours.

Who this course is for:
  • Anybody interested in learning a simple way to create their own beautiful abstract paintings.
Course content
Expand all 8 lectures 01:50:23
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:37

Just a quick welcome.

Introduction
00:37
+ Supplies
1 lecture 11:46

You'll need a canvas (or other substrate), acrylic paints, floating medium, a round paint brush. This video is available for free preview.

Preview 11:46
+ Painting #1
3 lectures 01:04:52

Outlining your design.

Large Painting on Canvas - Creating the Outline
12:16

Mix the paint with floating medium.

Preparing the Paint
02:18

Adding the color blends to each section.

Large Painting on Canvas - Adding the Color
50:18
+ Painting #2
2 lectures 32:34

Creating a thinner outline for a different finished look.

Small Painting on Mixed Media Board - Creating the Outline
04:32

Adding the color blends to each section.

Small Painting - Adding the Color
28:02
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 00:34
A Few Final Thoughts
00:34