How to Paint Sunflowers Using Acrylic Paints

Bonnie Lecat, artist, designer bonnielecatdesigns.com

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8 Videos (27m)
    • INTRODUCTION

      1:55
    • SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED

      2:14
    • BRUSHES AND BRUSHSTROKES

      2:39
    • PAINTING THE SUNFLOWER - LAYER 1

      4:06
    • PAINTING THE SUNFLOWER - LAYER 2

      8:37
    • PAINTING THE SUNFLOWER - LAYER 3

      6:46
    • CLASS PROJECT

      0:44
    • FINAL THOUGHTS

      0:24
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About This Class

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Join artist Bonnie Lecat as she takes you through some acrylic painting basics and brushwork by demonstrating how to paint a simple sunflower in just a few easy-to-follow steps. No prior painting experience necessary! This 35 minute class is great for beginners and includes links to supply resources and printable sunflower reference. 

This course is for you if:

  • You would like to know more about when and how to effectively use acrylic paints.
  • You love sunflowers and want to learn simple painting techniques so you can easily paint them in your art and craft projects.
  • You want to take your painting skills to the next level by learning how to add dimension with values and layers.
  • You like watercolor painting and would like to learn ways to paint on different surfaces other than paper.

You will learn:

  • What acrylic paints are and when it is best to use them.
  • What brushes work best with acrylic paints.
  • How to add dimension to your paintings by understanding and using values and layering.
  • Simple brushstrokes that help you paint flowers with ease.
  • Easy to follow step by step instructions for painting sunflowers that you can use again and again.

This course will teach you the materials and skills you need to paint beautiful realistic sunflowers. It will inspire you to start using acrylics and painting flowers with confidence! I hope to see you in class!!

24 of 24 students recommendSee All

Very well presented with easy to follow instructions, materials and lots of helpful hints and advice. I can't wait to try painting my sunflower
Ohn Mar Win

Illustrator surface designer teacher

This was a fun, quick class that is great for any beginner wanting to use acrylic paints. I love Bonnie's teaching style, as she is easy to listen to and follow along with!
Amanda Creek

Web Designer & Business Coach ☕

Fast, concise class that teaches great basics of painting. It's a high success quick painting that anyone can do! Highly recommend!
Debby Meadows-Stroud

Artist, musician, Wedding Officiant

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Bonnie Lecat

artist, designer bonnielecatdesigns.com


 

I'm Bonnie Lecat. I'm an artist, teacher, lifelong learner, and former accordion player. Most of the time you can find me sitting in my studio in the northern suburbs of Chicago listening to music and painting, sketching, or designing. I love all things creative and have been fortunate to have had many interesting jobs as a professional artist. I've designed album covers, sales displays, toys ...

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