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7 Videos (32m)
    • Materials

      3:22
    • My Paint Colors

      1:38
    • Techniques Chart: Part 1

      5:16
    • Techniques Chart: Part 2

      4:45
    • Make a Color Mixing Chart

      0:28
    • Color Mixing Chart

      10:04
    • Abstract Painting

      6:53

About This Class

In this class, you will learn about painting with acrylics. Artist and art teacher, Kristy Lankford discusses the materials and techniques that will help you get started with acrylic painting. You will learn about different types of acrylic paint, various supplies, simple painting techniques, and, finally, methods for combining everything into a finished painting. This class is fun and approachable. All artist levels are welcome and encouraged to join the class. 

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Acrylic is a versatile paint medium that can be applied to many different surfaces including illustration board, drawing paper, wood, glass, mirror, leather, and more. Learning some of the basic techniques for painting with acrylic can open up a new world of painting and crafting options that require acrylic paint. 

Kristy Lankford is an artist and art teacher who has be making and teaching art for over 10 years. She always has at least one sketchbook with her at all times and she is sure to make something in her sketchbook every single day. Acrylic paint is her favorite medium. Her hand painted custom artworks are sold online through the shop mokoandco and her Etsy shop kristyorrillu.

Join us for a quick and easy class that will give you the basics to get started painting with acrylic. 

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Kristy Lankford

Illustrator, artist, and art teacher!

Hi! I'm an artist, illustrator, and art teacher living and working in the Washington, D.C area. I love to sketch in my sketchbook and make art for weddings, children's books, homes, holidays, and more! I started my wedding painting business when a friend of a friend asked me to live paint a wedding! It was all wedding bells and chocolate cake after that. Now my custom wedding artworks are available through my Etsy Shop.

In addition to private commissions and wedding paintings, I have p...

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