Bring your expressive potential to life with amazing acrylic art. Experiment with a variety of acrylic mediums and pigments as you work from a different motif in each lesson. Learn essential glazing, drybrush and impasto techniques for paintings that convey depth and possess roundness of color. Achieve rich textures with mediums and grounds, including nepheline gel and iridescent copper for shimmering light effects. Use mixed-media techniques that are ideal for building vibrant surfaces and rendering floral techniques, including stenciling, scumbling and color washing.Youll even explore layering techniques using medium, to achieve translucent paint layers that recall classical oil paintings! After this class, youll have the skills you need to confidently create inspiring acrylic art that is cutting edge and utterly beautiful.
Learn about the various projects and techniques you'll cover in class as you meet your instructor, Canadian artist and acrylic consultant Rhéni Tauchid.
Dive into an introduction of direct painting techniques as Tauchid walks you through the steps to create a beautiful still life. Overcome any hesitation about familiarizing (or re-familiarizing) yourself with acrylics as you loosely lay in your objects and background, adding mass, roundness, highlights and depth as you go.
Discover the joys of indirect painting techniques with Tauchid's expert tips along the way. Work with washes to build up layers of gorgeous color in your underpainting, revealing lush undertones and complex color relationships as you go.
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