Acrylic Painting - An Introduction To Acrylic Painting

Rod Moore, Artist & Art Teacher

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32 Videos (3h 43m)
    • Introduction

      1:14
    • Overview Of Course

      5:08
    • About Acrylic Paint

      6:06
    • Which Acrylic Paint

      3:37
    • Acrylic vs Oils

      5:02
    • Painting Surfaces

      7:51
    • Acrylic Mediums

      6:23
    • Cleaning Materials

      2:32
    • Palette

      2:46
    • Moore Method of Painting

      3:11
    • Step 1 Drawing

      4:30
    • Step 2 Block In

      3:13
    • Step 3 Highlights & Details

      1:13
    • 3 Colours

      4:22
    • 3 Brushes

      2:41
    • Project 1 Introduction

      2:21
    • Project 1 Step 1 Drawing

      4:15
    • Project 1 Step 2 Block In

      7:39
    • Project 1 Step 3 Highlights & Details

      11:51
    • Project 1 Review

      1:42
    • Project 2 Introduction

      0:50
    • Project 2 Step 1 Drawing

      5:52
    • Project 2 Step 2 Block In

      17:26
    • Project 2 Step 3 Highlights & Details

      29:34
    • Project 2 Review

      1:04
    • Project 3 Introduction

      1:26
    • Project 3 Step 1 Drawing

      6:01
    • Project 3 Step 2 Block In

      18:40
    • Project 3 Step 3 Highlights

      49:39
    • Project 3 Review

      1:25
    • Course Summary

      1:59
    • Learn More With Moore Art School

      1:32
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About This Class

This Acrylic Painting course is designed for beginners with a desire to learn how to paint in acrylics. In the Acrylic Painting - Introduction to Acrylic Painting course you will learn how to get started painting in acrylics. By following along with what you learn you will complete a simple landscape painting at the end of the course that you will be proud to hang on the wall. The Acrylic Painting course is designed for beginners who have never picked up a brush before, through to intermediate level artists who are looking to try out acrylics. The course covers some of the key things you need to know about painting with Acrylic paint including: The characteristics of Acrylic Paint The differences between Acrylic Paint and Oil Paints Which Acrylic Paints to use How to use Acrylic Paints to best effect The basic primary colour palette to use for landscape painting The key to painting effectively with acrylics How to use acrylic paints like oil paints The basic equipment to use for acrylic painting Plus the course will teach you abut how to paint simple landscape paintings including: The correct use of Values in painting How to use Aerial Perspective in landscape painting The basic composition of good landscape painting How to create a sense of realism in your landscape painting Creating light in your landscapes Developing layers of depth in your landscapes Painting structures and objects in your landscapes In addition you are going to learn the Moore Method of Painting. The Moore Method of Painting has been taught to hundreds of students in one day art classes and more than 15,000 students globally through our online courses. The Moore Method of Painting makes it easy for anyone to learn how to paint. In the Moore Method of Painting we use just 3 colours with 3 brushes and follow 3 simple steps. This makes it easier for you to learn how to start painting and still finish a great looking painting that you will be proud to hang on the wall or have framed. The Moore Method of Painting has been proven to be the most effective method for beginners to learn how to paint with hundreds of students giving testimonials and feedback on the success of the method. When you combine the Moore Method of Painting with Acrylic Paints you have the perfect combination to help get you started learning how to paint. By the time you have completed this Acrylic Painting introduction course you will have developed the skills and knowledge to continue on in your learning of how to paint with acrylics. Join us today for the Acrylic Painting - Introduction to Acrylic Painting and let's have some fun doing your first painting today.

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Rod Moore's Acrylic Painting class is the most thorough and in depth class I've taken on Skillshare! He does an excellent job of walking us through everything, step by step so it's easy to understand. Highly recommend!
Excellent course! As a self-taught acrylic painter, I have been looking for someone that would thoroughly teach all aspects of acrylic painting. This course simplifies what most people find overwhelming at first but still challenges you. Thank you!
Great class for those who are either new to painting or looking to transition from drawing to painting. This class teaches few art "fundamentals" in theory, instead focusing on practical exercises in order to refine one's technique. If you are looking for a beginer to intemidiate class that foucuses on practical technique this is a great class to take. Ps - a great suplementry to this is Thomas fluharty's Drawing fundementals (look it up), it will build alot on the practical skills learned here.

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Rod Moore

Artist & Art Teacher

Rod Moore is the founder of Moore Art School and the creator of the Moore Method of Painting. He has taught hundreds of students to paint in his one day workshops and more then 15,000 globally through his online courses on learning to paint.

Living in Noosa, Queensland Rod draws his inspiration from the natural beauty of the amazing coast and beaches he is surrounded by, and the breathtaking beauty of the hinterland region.

Rod is the creator and star of two TV shows, Plein...

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