Painted Holiday Ornaments | Kristy Lankford | Skillshare
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8 Videos (10m)
    • Welcome and Materials

    • Option 1: Clear Gesso

    • Option 2: No Gesso

    • Layering

    • One More Coat

    • Draw with White Paint

    • Fill in Color

    • Finishing Touches


About This Class

In this quick 10 minute class, artist and art teacher Kristy Lankford will share the basic materials and techniques for painting with acrylic on glass ornaments. In the end, you will be able to create your own hand painted holiday ornament. This class will show you how to paint a map on an ornament, however the skills can be used to paint any subject matter.

You don't even have to watch this one with the sound on (unless you like the jolly music). Everything you need to learn about painting on ornaments is on the screen making this class easy to watch even without the ability for sound. 

Kristy Lankford is an artist and art teacher who has be making and teaching art for over 10 years. She always has at least one sketchbook with her at all times and she is sure to make something in her sketchbook every single day. Although she loves to sketch, her favorite medium is acrylic paint. Much of her freelance wedding illustrations, children's book art, and custom made gifts are created using acrylic paint. Her hand painted ornaments are sold in variety of shops and online through the shop mokoandco. She paints and draws maps for weddings and as wedding gifts. Visit her Etsy shop, kristyorrillu, to see more of her hand painted items for sale.

Get a jump start on your handmade holiday gifts and start painting with acrylic for the ones that you love.





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Kristy Lankford

Illustrator, artist, and art teacher!

Hi! I'm an artist, illustrator, and art teacher living and working in the Washington, D.C area. I love to sketch in my sketchbook and make art for weddings, children's books, homes, holidays, and more! I started my wedding painting business when a friend of a friend asked me to live paint a wedding! It was all wedding bells and chocolate cake after that. Now my custom wedding artworks are available through my Etsy Shop.

In addition to private commissions and wedding paintings, I have p...

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