Acrylic Landscape Painting's Full Profile
If you're looking to broaden your palette from oils or watercolors, or even have experience in acrylic, you'll gain fresh insight through observing Vadnais' classically inspired process. After an overview of tube vs. fluid colors, brushes and panel preparation, Vadnais launches into the the creation of a landscape, drawing on extensive training and experience as an artist in classical realism. The intimate studio setting allows you to see close-up how Vadnais transfers a drawing, builds a monochromatic underpainting to establish values, then creates both atmospheric effects and rigorously defined details with with glazes and opaque painting methods. You'll have a clear view of both palette and brush as Vadnais explains how he uses acrylic colors to achieve depth, luminosity and texture techniques you can apply to your own practice. As questions arise, Vadnais is available to answer them and to give you feedback on your own work.Reap the benefits of a private studio session with an acclaimed artist a workshop you can return to again and again. Sign up for "Acrylic Landscape Painting" with Bennett Vadnais today.What You'll Learn Choosing colors, brushes, palette and other materials Preparing your painting surface Transferring a drawing * Suggestions for working with quick-drying media Creating a monochromatic underpainting to establish tones Adding texture with gel medium and paint application techniques such as scumbling and cross-hatching Sealing your underpainting with an isolation coat Mixing opaque and transparent colors Building color layers with glazes Refining details with opaque colors Establishing foreground, middle ground and background through color Developing natural and architectural forms Adding fine lines and tiny detailsWhat You'll Paint A landscape in the classical traditionWhat You'll Love Insight into a world-class acrylic painter's process A clear view of both palette and painting * The ability to bookmark techniques with video notes A 30-second repeat option that lets you loop any section of instruction A downloadable, printable supply list and reference images Interaction with your instructor and fellow classmates* Lifetime access via any web-enabled device, anytime, anywhere
- Level of Difficulty: Beginner
- Size: Massive Open Online Course
- Instructor: Bennett Vadnais
- Cost: $40 Per Course
- Institution: Craftsy
- Topics: Acrylic, Painting, Landscaping
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