Let's Play with Acrylic Paint! -Tools and Materials | Bonnie Lecat | Skillshare

Let's Play with Acrylic Paint! -Tools and Materials

Bonnie Lecat, artist, designer bonnielecatdesigns.com

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7 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. INTRODUCTION

      3:22
    • 2. PAINTS

      4:33
    • 3. GLAZES, MEDIUMS, AND TOPCOATS

      3:20
    • 4. BRUSHES

      4:54
    • 5. SUPPORTS

      2:12
    • 6. PALETTES

      2:36
    • 7. CLASS PROJECT

      1:34

About This Class

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About the class:

Have you been wanting to try acrylic paints but are confused about what type of paints, brushes, and supplies to buy?

In this beginner level class, you’ll learn everything you need to know to purchase the supplies you need so that you can start painting with acrylics. No more wandering through the art store being completely overwhelmed by all the choices!

When you’ve completed the class, you will have an understanding of all of the basic acrylic painting supplies; paints, brushes, supports, palettes, glazes, mediums and more!

This class is for anyone who wants to start using acrylic paints and put together a toolkit without breaking the bank or wasting money buying unnecessary supplies. 

LESSONS INCLUDE:

  • PAINTS: Learn about the different types of acrylic paints and what you need to purchase to start painting with them.
  • GLAZES AND MEDIUMS: Learn about glazes, additives, and mediums so you know what you need and what you don’t need to use to get started painting with acrylics.
  • BRUSHES: Learn how to choose the best brushes to use for acrylic paints, why it matters, and how to use and care for them.
  • SUPPORTS: Learn what types of supports, such as canvas, wood, and paper, are best suited for  acrylic paint.
  • PALETTES AND MORE: Learn the different types of palettes you can use when painting with acrylics plus some other misc equipment and supplies for beginning acrylic painters.
  • CLASS PROJECT: Complete some simple exercises that will get you familiar with your new tools.

I hope to see you in class!

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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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