Acrylic Painting of a Bird Lesson Series

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Acrylic Painting Live Lesson Series

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Join us as we take a look at painting with acrylics on gessoed board. Watch and learn as the entire painting develops with instruction along the way. Start with a basic contour line drawing and progressively add layers of acrylic paint to develop rich colors and textures.


  • Acrylic Paints
  • Nylon or Bristle Brushes
  • Gessoed Panel or Board
  • Graphite Pencil
  • Water


Acrylic Painting of a Bird Lesson Series — 8 Comments

  1. I watched the recorded live lesson Pt. 2 today (Feb. 2nd). Video is fine. I googled the streaming problems yesterday and found several entries. Apparently there were streaming problems with NETFLIX as well. I did not examine it in greater detail but I do suspect selective streaming following the end of internet neutrality. We were asked to turn in our modem for a new one to handle the faster speeds but I find myself suspicious, although it is probably just what it says. But it is concerning.
    Anyway, Thank you for this lesson and your input on struggling with detail, etc. I speaks to me. A somewhat recovering “obsessive with detail” individual 🙂

    • Hi Margaret,

      Yes, the live feed kept resetting and wouldn’t even play for some users. I reached out to our streaming provider and low and behold, they changed their player format on January 30. This is what was causing the issues during the live broadcast. Clearly, there are some bugs in the new player. I am working with them to revert back to the old player, but I’m also looking into other player options. I also don’t like the net neutrality roll back. Time will tell, but I don’t think it will be good for the internet.

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