Acrylic Still Life Part 1

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Acrylic still painting lesson series
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4 HD videos • 4 hours of instruction
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A four part series of lessons on painting a simple still life with acrylics. A toned ground is created first before developing a loose underpainting. Local colors are applied over the underpainting and values are adjusted throughout the process. Watch the process from start to finish as the painting develops and as every step is explained.

  • Canvas Board
  • Acrylic Paints (Prussian Blue, Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine, Cadmium Red Hue, Phthalo Blue, Raw Umber, Payne's Gray, Burnt Umber, Titanium White)
  • Cloth
  • Water
  • Nylon Brushes and Bristle Brushes


Acrylic Still Life Part 1 — 3 Comments

  1. Matt I like your painting but the back plum looks a little rotting compared to the reference photo to me so I changed mine to more of the red orange yellow But I learned how important it is to layer acrylic paints I learned so much from this lesion to me you are so easy to learn from. thank you.

  2. I’m a new member and would love to see a demonstration of fabric draping using acrylics. I am happily learning so much from your excellent demonstrations. Thank You!!

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