Acrylic Painting: How to Paint Abstract Flowers with Acrylics on Canvas Step by Step for Beginners | Elle Byers | Skillshare

Acrylic Painting: How to Paint Abstract Flowers with Acrylics on Canvas Step by Step for Beginners

Elle Byers, Artist and Teacher

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7 Lessons (37m)
    • 1. Intro to Abstract Flowers Class 1

      1:08
    • 2. Color Mixing 2

      3:47
    • 3. Painting the Whole Canvas 3

      2:41
    • 4. Sketch and Block in Color 4

      7:52
    • 5. Adding Layers 5

      10:21
    • 6. Keep Layering 6

      9:24
    • 7. Final Details 7

      1:43
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About This Class

Welcome to my new class, "How to Paint Abstract Flowers with Acrylics on Canvas Step by Step for Beginners!"


I'm going to teach you how I painted this small abstract floral painting using only 6 tubes of paint!  I will show you how I mix some of my favorite paint colors, the supplies I'm using, and how I layer my flowers step by step!

Here are the supplies and paint colors I used for this painting:

6 x 6 inch canvas 
chalk or a pastel for sketching 
palette paper 
paint brushes 
water to clean brushes 
paper towels 
acrylic paint


Paint Colors:
Primary Magenta
Quinacridone Magenta
Titanium White 
Hansa Yellow Medium 
Turquoise Phthalo 
Teal 

If you create a painting inspired by this class, I would love to see it! Click on the "Projects & Resources" tab to upload a photo of your work! 

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