Acrylic paints are extremely versatile, quick-drying, and one of the most desirable types of paint used by many professionals in the art world. From mastering the techniques to transforming your idea into an exhibited piece of art, there is much to learn about acrylic painting. In this acrylic painting course, you will explore a step-by-step, comprehensive guide for beginners, as well as essential supplies you need to paint with acrylics.
Learn what it takes to get started with acrylic paints, including how to plan a painting composition and proceed in the painting process. Explore the benefits of using acrylic paints and learn a variety of techniques you can achieve with acrylics.
This beginner-level course is led by a professional artist, who will reveal how to master the key acrylic painting techniques that every artist should know, explaining everything from mixing and misting to helping you to get used to working with this wonderfully versatile and rewarding medium.
Highlights of the Acrylic Painting Course :
- Gain core painting knowledge you need to get started with acrylics
- Discover what acrylic materials you need to purchase as a beginner
- Understand how to prepare yourself for acrylic painting, including textures, colours and consistencies of acrylics
- Broaden your understanding of colour, value and composition in no time
- Discover various ways of using acrylics for art and painting, and how to cover up mistakes
- Learn how to paint different subjects, from realistic to expressive, with acrylics
- Gain sufficient knowledge of the key brush shapes that will be useful in your journey into acrylic painting
- Explore how to mix acrylic paints, and what you can do to stop acrylics from drying out
- Discover easy acrylic painting ideas for beginners that are easy to follow
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
Who is This Acrylic Painting Course for?
This Acrylic Painting Course is ideal for entry-level painters or absolute beginners with no or little knowledge of acrylic painting. This course is also perfect for anyone who would like to learn what actually is needed to start painting with acrylics right away. There are no learning requirements or formal degrees necessary to begin this course, and it can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I Receive a Certificate of Completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
The Acrylic Painting Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
Upon successful completion, learners will be equipped with all the essential knowledge to work with acrylics more confidently and effortlessly, as well as paint a variety of subjects from simple to complex.
|Download Your Workbook||00:01:00|
|The Stay Wet Palette||00:06:00|
|Make Canvas Panels||00:04:00|
|The Nature of Acrylic Color||00:14:00|
|Understand Color Temperature||00:04:00|
|Value Structure to Your Painting|
|Introduction to Values and Notan||00:09:00|
|Painting Demonstration: The Lane||00:06:00|
|The Lane Painting Demonstration Part 2||00:08:00|
|The Lane Painting Demonstration Conclusion||00:09:00|
|How to Assess a Subject for Painting|
|20 acrylics apple 1||00:15:00|
|The Dune Painting and Color Relationships|
|Dune Shadow Painting Demonstration||00:04:00|
|Dune Shadow Part 2: Develop the Shapes||00:06:00|
|Dune Shadow Part 3||00:11:00|
|Dune Shadow Conclusion||00:07:00|
|The Expressive Landscape Painting|
|Introduction to Expressive Landscape Painting||00:06:00|
|Expressive Landscape Part 1||00:08:00|
|Expressive Landscape Part 2||00:04:00|
|Expressive Landscape Conclusion||00:04:00|
|A Contemporary Approach|
|Contemporary Landscape Demonstration||00:06:00|
|Part 2: Contemporary Approach Demonstration||00:05:00|
|Bonus Demonstration: Sheep in the Meadow|
|Introduction to Painting Demonstration||00:04:00|
|Sheep in the Meadow Part 1||00:07:00|
|Sheep in the Meadow Part 2||00:12:00|
|Sheep in the Meadow Part 3||00:12:00|
|Painting Assessment: Sheep in the Meadow||00:06:00|
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