Painting in Your Sketchbook | Kristy Lankford | Skillshare
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7 Videos (31m)
    • Welcome and Materials Needed

      1:55
    • Acrylic Techniques

      4:12
    • Watercolor Techniques

      5:05
    • Acrylic Houses

      6:52
    • Faces

      3:31
    • Project: Outfit of the Day

      8:15
    • Thank You!

      1:04

About This Class

In this beginner's class, artist Kristy Lankford will teach you how to paint with watercolor and acrylic paint in your sketchbook. It is familiar to hear of someone drawing in their sketchbook, but what about painting? Painting is a great way to express yourself creatively, to help brainstorm new ideas, and to create something new and beautiful, but it doesn't always have to be on canvas or high quality paper. In this class, you will learn some tips and tricks for painting in your sketchbook. Students will learn how to use materials in a new way to create a variety of paintings in their sketchbooks. No experience is necessary - all levels are encouraged to join. 

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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. If you are interested in more specific acrylic painting classes check out these options: Acrylic Painting and Painting Flowers with Acrylic.

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Sketchbooks are a great resource for creative inspiration, brainstorming, mindful doodling, or even stress relief. You may create something in this class that inspires your next surface design OR you might make an image that no one will ever see, but you. No matter what you plan to use your painted sketches for, you will find the ideas in this class useful for creating something new in your sketchbook.

Join us for a quick and easy class that will give you the basics to get started painting in your sketchbook. 

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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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