Abstract Acrylic Cow Painting | Robert Joyner | Skillshare
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9 Videos (48m)
    • Introduction Video

      0:34
    • Step One: Charcoal Sketches

      4:12
    • Step Two: Acrylic Sketch

      5:56
    • Demo Part 1

      3:32
    • Demo Part 2

      5:56
    • Demo Part 3

      7:25
    • Demo Part 4

      4:29
    • Demo Part 5

      9:35
    • Demo Part 6

      6:46

About This Class

Put some style and excitement into your creative painting process by enrolling in this easy-to-do cow painting using acrylics on paper. Discover how to build an expressive & abstract style painting starting with a basic charcoal sketch.

What you will learn:

  1. How to use a basic charcoal sketch to express details & spot potential problems
  2. How to add personality and expression to your art
  3. Tips for creating loose brushwork
  4. Why painting in layers is so important
  5. Using outliner brushes to add linear interest
  6. Tips for using white
  7. Negative space painting to define key edges
  8. Why under painting your subject is so important
  9. Techniques to create colors that ‘pop’
  10. Why doodling & sketching is more important than painting finished art

Demo Images - Finished Cow, Charcoal Sketching & Acrylic Doodles

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Students

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Community Generated

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Robert Joyner

Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

Hi, I'm Robert Joyner.

I'm a full time paint-slinger from Richmond, Virginia specializing in watercolor, acrylic & mixed media paintings. Best known for my signature loose brushwork and carefree approach to creating abstract style artwork.

ADVANCED ONLINE WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE

I host and teach advanced monthly workshops for watercolor and mixed media are available. If you want more critiques and feedback that will help you identify problem areas be sure to visit pai...

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