ACRYLIC PAINTING TUTORIAL- AFRICAN LADY - with a traceable to paint along | Vered Thalmeier | Skillshare

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ACRYLIC PAINTING TUTORIAL- AFRICAN LADY - with a traceable to paint along

teacher avatar Vered Thalmeier, Artist / Easy Painting Vered

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Lessons in This Class

6 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. Class Intro

      0:40
    • 2. Getting started! background and traceable

      4:00
    • 3. Painting process 1

      6:33
    • 4. Painting process 2

      10:26
    • 5. Painting process 3

      10:16
    • 6. Painting process 4

      10:16
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About This Class

Hi everybody, my name is Vered and I am an artist and a YouTube creator. Today I am really excited to walk you through my painting tutorial!

On this class I am going to show you step by step on how to paint this beautiful African lady with acrylics. You can find a download version of the sketch we are going be using for the final portrait. All you have to do is to save the traceable, trace it to your painting surface and paint along with me.

Don’t forget to follow me on Skillshare and you will be the first to know as soon as I launch a new class. You can also follow me on Instagram and YouTube *** Easy Painting Vered ***

So grab your brushes and let’s get started!

 

where can I find the traceable?

*You may take a screenshot to have the traceable
*or just click the thumbtack icon (notes) or click on that tiny picture- a link to the attached file will pop up. (2. video, 2:38 min. "getting started! background and traceable")

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The supplies I used for this class:

- A soft graphite pencil (4b)

- A big flat paint brush (24) for the background

- Small and medium round paint brushes. Sizes: 2,6

- a filbert brush size 6

- acrylic glazing medium

- 9 x 12 inch (24x32 cm) canvas / canvas painting panel / acrylic paper (300 g/ 140lb and up)

-A Jar of clean water

-Paper towels

-A paper plate

Acrylic Paint:

Oxide Black

Titanium White

Magenta

Burnt Sienna

Turquoise

Red vermilion

Yellow lemon

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Vered Thalmeier

Artist / Easy Painting Vered

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Hi, my name is Vered, I am an artist and illustrator. Love to paint and draw people from all around the globe. Check out my YouTue Channel with easy & fun painting tutorials: Easy Painting Vered 

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1. Class Intro: hi. Beautiful people will come to my class. My name is very And today I'm going to show you how to paint this beautiful African lady with acrylics. Our God is step by step through the whole process. All you have to do is to download traceable Tracy to your converse and paint along with me . So grab your brushes and let's get started. 2. Getting started! background and traceable: Hey, guys, it's very well. Come to my class. Okay? The first thing we do is starting with the background. I covered the entire converse with yellow lemon. And while this is what I go over with red color, I'm using a flat brush, a very big one. And I had my red color to the yellow. I want to plant them together, and I always take a little bit from the yellow and go into the way. If you feel your paintings to dry, just add more water to I'm doing that aside. Adobo says about the same. - After the big one is dried, you can also add another later. It's more yellow, if you like. Did you have to? It is, and then you let it dry completely. Okay, here's our traceable. You can take a screenshot. Safety's a picture and print it, or you can just download it. Uses soft graphite to cover your back. Wrong. I think every pencil for B and up will be fine for it. And as you see, I discovered, background doesn't have to be beautiful. I just have to cover all you outlines. And as I said, it must be solved soft Spencer. So I turn it around again, and I go over the outlined with just a normal pain 3. Painting process 1: Okay, goes issues. Welcome back. Now we're starting with the painting process Amusing burnt sienna and glazing medium together and mix it together. You can see my color palette just a little bit from it and I go over face. I'm using two brushes at the same time. One of them is clean and one of them is with pain and and blended it to my background. - I go face and all the places I wanted to be to have a dark skin under eyes everywhere. And I do the blending with two brushes or with my finger. Now I want to paint the darker parts off her face off a neck and, um, using the same brush. It's Filbert bus. An amusing my burnt sienna without any glazing medium. Just normal with water. I want it really dark until the paint owner face is dry. Continue with the other part off ahead A. Now I'm using my paint almost with no water at all. I'm using the same brush and as you see, my strokes are very, very right. And I'm using the right side off a brush and make sure the yellow will show through. I don't to cover all the background. We continue now with second color. It's magenta and you say I do a few strokes, not too many. And the paint underneath is still with, and I do the same with yellow. Just a few strokes, not too many. And try not to mix all the colors together, just at the yellow on the top of the agenda, and that's it. Don't play around too much because I don't want the colors to be mixed together. 4. Painting process 2: Welcome back. Now we continue to paint a face. The faith must be Dr Course before we continue. And I'm using here liner brush and to see painting Ellipse First wit. I started white and tonight magenta to it, - creating a face with the liner brush and black paint. Take your time. Don't rush here. Let's it Liberte Flight two eyes continue No, with the lips. Have the same line a brush with black paint, and I'd enough water to repaint it for a better flow and do it also, he very gently and make lettuce and the lips. Take your time. Don't rush. Just make it beautiful. - We continue now with the rest of your face with the outline. I'm taking our round brush. Middle one in a make few highlights with white, the color is almost dry. I don't any water to it. I continue with the face with same dry Colette mints. My brushes almost dry pickup color and wipe. It owes on a piece of paper, and then I go over face. Then I want to make a very nice highlight here to a face. Make it in the corner. Here, off the nose. There's almost no paint on my brush. It's very dry paint, but it's still painting 5. Painting process 3: way. Welcome back, guys. Now we have our last part off this class. I'm using Koran brush number six and I make all the outlines around the face on all around the painting Just a last touch. You can play around with your strokes and I'm switching to line a brush and make few highlights. Two eyes, a few highlights, two lives. You make it just a little bit smaller and by using a black pain Ah, continue which white and I make earrings. It could be community if you don't have to make exactly what I did. Just want to show our is It could be I'm using my round brush with white paint almost no water to it And I make fuel strokes for earrings And for a necklace I'm getting a little bit a brown burnt sienna and also a little bit of funerals. I want to create a white shine around their face and I'm using white for it. Just white color, Just a little bit of paint and I want to yellow to show through the background color. And as you see, I'm just playing my paint and I planned it. You can use your finger. You can use your brush to settle a bit faint and blending. I place the white paint all around the face just a little bit And second in my lines here with black again. Very gentle. That's it. I'm happy without Okay, we're done. Well, you have to do is to sign your name and enjoy you on your painting. Thank you so much, guys. For being here for watching my class. You confined me also on YouTube. Have a blessed day, Vialli. 6. Painting process 4: way. Welcome back, guys. Now we have our last part off this class. I'm using Koran brush number six and I make all the outlines around the face on all around the painting Just a last touch. You can play around with your strokes and I'm switching to line a brush and make few highlights. Two eyes, a few highlights, two lives. You make it just a little bit smaller and by using a black pain Ah, continue which white and I make earrings. It could be community if you don't have to make exactly what I did. Just want to show our is It could be I'm using my round brush with white paint almost no water to it And I make fuel strokes for earrings And for a necklace I'm getting a little bit a brown burnt sienna and also a little bit of funerals. I want to create a white shine around their face and I'm using white for it. Just white color, Just a little bit of paint and I want to yellow to show through the background color. And as you see, I'm just playing my paint and I planned it. You can use your finger. You can use your brush just a little bit faint and blending way and second in my lines here with black again. Very gentle. That's it. I'm happy with you. Okay, we're done. Well, you have to do is to sign your name and enjoy you on your painting. Thank you so much, guys. For being here for watching my class have a blessed day, Vialli.