Beginner Acrylic Painting - Understanding Value

Linda Celestian, Learning to paint is fun

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5 Videos (13m)
    • Understanding Value Introduction

    • Understanding Value Setting Up

    • Understanding Value Mixing Colors

    • Understanding Value Painting

    • Understanding Value Wrap Up

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In this class I break down what value is and why it's so important to understand when painting. Value is the lightness or darkness of a color. Understanding value helps you paint objects 3 dimensionally and illustrate space in a composition.

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This was fine as a class for beginners with little acrylic or art experience. Linda teaches how to make a simple box for painting and how to mix tints and shades of a color.
Joanne Roberts

Art / Words / Books

Linda Celestian

Learning to paint is fun

Straight to the point. Even though it was a simple box, there is so much that goes into it and so much is taught here. From learning about mixing, shading, and demensions, it's a great starting place.





Linda Celestian

Learning to paint is fun

I'm a fine artist and a teacher. I've been painting for 30 years and teaching for 15 years. Life is short but you can keep it fun by trying new things.

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