Create Awesome Text & Letters With Acrylics - Part One | Robert Joyner | Skillshare

Create Awesome Text & Letters With Acrylics - Part One

Robert Joyner, Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

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4 Videos (23m)
    • What You Will Learn

    • Introduction

    • Common Mistakes

    • Negative Space Demo With Acrylics


About This Class

In this class you will start to learn easy to apply techniques for painting text & letters with acrylics. This is Part One of an extensive course for those interested in adding words to their artwork. This particular class will focus on negative space and why it's so important. I will also cover a few common mistakes most artists make & how to easily avoid them.

Why Is This Class Important?

Because words & text pop up often in subjects. If you enjoy painting cityscapes and still life for example then you know text is part of the subject(s). If you don't have the proper techniques these subjects will look amateurish.

Ready To Get Started?

All you need is a writing utensil, some paint (any color or medium will do), paper and any object with words & text.

FYI, I've attached the demo image in case you would like to use the same one as I did in the class. You can find that in the Class Project downloads.

Here is a list of the other related classes in this series:

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

In Part Two I will share the next stage in developing awesome text & words. This is an important layer to understanding how to take control of your medium by simply being patient.

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Robert Joyner

Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

Hi, I'm Robert Joyner.

I'm a full time paint-slinger from Richmond, Virginia specializing in watercolor, acrylic & mixed media paintings. Best known for my signature loose brushwork and carefree approach to creating abstract style artwork.


I host and teach advanced monthly workshops for watercolor and mixed media are available. If you want more critiques and feedback that will help you identify problem areas be sure to visit pai...

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