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Beginners at art - Information you should know before you start

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

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15 Lessons (36m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:54
    • 2. The materials

      3:35
    • 3. Choosing paint for watercolour part 1

      1:50
    • 4. Watercolour The paint part 2

      1:19
    • 5. Watercolour The paper

      2:26
    • 6. Watercolour -Choosing Brushes

      1:40
    • 7. Washing brushes

      1:20
    • 8. Painting surfaces you can use for acrylic

      2:22
    • 9. Acrylic Paint

      1:50
    • 10. Acrylic Brushes

      1:41
    • 11. Negative shapes

      4:45
    • 12. Cropping

      2:25
    • 13. Focal point

      3:37
    • 14. Transfering a drawing

      3:30
    • 15. Basics conclusion

      0:48

About This Class

This course has all the basic information that you need to get started painting.  You will learn how to pick a canvas, acrylic paint and brushes. You will learn how to choose watercolour paper, brushes and paint. You will learn how to varnish your painting. You will learn many tips and tricks to painting that will help you become a better painter. 

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Doris Charest

Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

Doris Charest - Biography

Education:

BED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

BFA University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

MED University of Alberta, AB

Mixed media is Doris' favorite favorite form of painting . She loves exploring with textures, shapes, and a more contemporary look. Nature and the world around her inspires Doris. Her love of texture won her the Allessandra Bisselli Award and a First Place in a Still Life show with the Federation of Canadian Artis...

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