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!!

18 of 18 students recommendSee All

GREAT LESSON! Simple and concise - easy to understand and great technique. Looking forward to practicing with different colors and different types of similar flowers!
Easy to follow. Clear instructions.

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Bonnie Lecat

artist, designer bonnielecatdesigns.com

Hi! I'm Bonnie Lecat. Thanks so much for stopping by:) I'm an artist, designer, and teacher. I design, create, and license artwork for home decor and gift products which I sell online via my website;

http://www.bonnielecatdesigns.com and on Etsy https://www.bonnielecat.etsy.com

I ALSO TEACH HERE ON SKILLSHARE! I love to paint birds, flowers, and anything uplifting and cheerful and I'd be honored to teach you to do the same. Please see my classes at the top of this page.<...

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