Painting Abstract Flowers with Acrylic
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Painting Abstract Flowers with Acrylic

DIY Home Art Studio Techniques
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Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Students will learn the full creation of an abstract art commission, from the client's concept through execution. Plus, the magic of what you can do with leftover paint!
  • Painting abstract flowers with acrylic paint.
  • Do it yourself art studio setting on a budget.
Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of acrylic paint mixing and application (course available by same instructor) and a 6'x6' floor space.
Description

This fun course takes students through the daily process of painting a client's commission of three flowers with acrylic paint on canvas. New York city-based artist Cristian S. Aluas provides easy instructions throughout the two day process. Materials are listed. They are basic and easy to get. You can paint in your living room. Just put down some tarp and open the windows. The art studio process takes you through to completion and even shows you a couple of hanging options. Additionally, helpful tips are given to make use of leftover paint, including an inspiring bonus video of Cristian painting a gorilla within a few minutes.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in the process that a professional artist goes through when they work on a commission with acrylic paint.
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 44:40
+ Introduction and Supplies
2 lectures 03:32

A quick introduction to the video course ahead, where artist Cristian S. Aluas will paint an art commission with acrylic paint within the span of two days.

Preview 01:05

The basic supplies that you will need to complete a similar painted commission.

Preview 02:27
+ Acrylic Painting Commission - Day One
3 lectures 16:09

The first step of any painting is to cover that white canvas. In this case, we cover it with a diluted eggshell colour.

Day One - Part One - Covering the Canvas
04:17

Painting with broad brushes, simulating a watercolour effect with diluted paint, and playing with drip work.

Preview 05:43

The turning point in every painting where there is only so much you can do in one day and you have to let the paint dry for the next day.

Day One - Part Three - The Turning Point
06:09
+ Acrylic Painting Commission - Day Two
2 lectures 15:12

The next day, we are able to add detail to each painting. We apply thick paint on top of the underpainting, with bright confident strokes.

Day Two - Part One - The Detail
09:57

After making a small mistake on a section, we mix the right colours and touch-up the painting so the artworks look good to the viewer.

Day Two - Part Two - The Touch-Up
05:15
+ Additional Content
3 lectures 08:25

A quick lecture on on what to use on the back to hang your artworks. When delivering a commissioned artwork, it should always be ready-to-hang. Please see the Resources for a Certificate of Authenticity template as well. (If possible, include a photo of the artwork with the certificate, as well as description.)

Hanging the Artworks
01:22

This video lecture includes some fun tips for using leftover paint to prepare other artworks for your future use.

Preview 03:10

With the second day's leftover paint, Cristian paints a quick 12 minute painting of a gorilla's face and shows you the fun creative possibilities available to you after completing each commission.

The Gorilla Painting - Making the Most of Leftover Paint (Part Two)
03:53
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 01:22

A quick thank you video for completing this course on painting a commission with acrylic paint.

Conclusion Video
01:22