How to Create Fast and Fun Abstract Paintings

Learn how to easily create fun and colorful abstract paintings.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • Canvas (or other stiff substrate).
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Floating Medium
  • Round Paintbrush (size 5-12 depending on size of substrate).
  • Easel (optional)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anybody interested in learning a simple way to create their own beautiful abstract paintings.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Just a quick welcome.

Section 2: Supplies

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

Section 3: Painting #1

Outlining your design.


Mix the paint with floating medium.


Adding the color blends to each section.

Section 4: Painting #2

Creating a thinner outline for a different finished look.


Adding the color blends to each section.

Section 5: Conclusion
A Few Final Thoughts

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Instructor Biography

Claudia Rossi, Mixed Media Artist

Technically a 'self-taught' artist, I acquired my skills through many online workshops and courses, as well as self-study in many varied art books. I am happiest in my studio, spending quality time with my family, or curled up with a good book. My art embodies the joy I find in everyday life - family, friends, and home. Because it doesn't take much to make me happy, a playful freedom comes through in my art and art journals. I love girly things like butterflies, fairies, anything pink and (especially) glitter! Teaching others how to apply the techniques I use and trying new things together in my art journals is the greatest 'job' in the world. My latest commission made it all the way to Greece from my California studio.

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