Getting Started with Acrylic Paints
with Mary Jane Begin
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01 Class Introduction05:14
About The Class
Start working with acrylics today!
Are you interested in working with acrylic paints but not sure how to get started? In this course artist and illustrator, Mary Jane Begin will introduce you to the world of acrylic paints. This class is perfect for beginners looking to learn the basics of the medium in order to begin a painting practice. By the end of this course you will be equipped with the know-how to pick up a brush and start experimenting with acrylics!
In this class you’ll learn:
- All about acrylic paints and how they work
- Which brushes and papers to use with those paints
- How to begin making simple marks and shapes to familiarize yourself with the medium
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Materials for Acrylic Paints08:30
Mixed & Layered Acrylic Paints18:35
Demo: Explore Glaze Mediums19:56
Demo: Palette Knife Technique12:33
Demo: Brushes for Acrylics15:05
Surfaces for Acrylic Paints19:15
Demo: Gesso a Surface09:13
Demo : Acrylic Illustration Board03:19
Demo: Acrylic Gradient20:47
Demo: Acrylic on Gesso & Non Gesso Surfaces20:35
Demo: Create Opacity in Acrylic06:51
Demo: Add Warmth With Acrylic03:16
Mary Jane Begin
As an award-winning illustrator and author of children’s picture books, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and professor in the Illustration Department at RISD…Mary Jane feels INCREDIBLY lucky; she gets to do all the things that she loves to do ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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Very thorough . perfect for someone who wants to start painting with Acrylics.
Nota review but a suggestion. Use a table knife to remove paper from bloc. No curling of edges.
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