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Narrative Portraiture: Painting in Acrylic

Gain expert tips on portraiture with Micah Ganske whether you are new to acrylics or a veteran painter looking to create a unique portrait. You'll start with the basics of choosing a photo, transferring the image to canvas and building a portrait with glazes. Ganske explains the many layers of acrylic in an intimate environment as he demonstrates how to build a painting from the underpainting to the finishing touches. With a crisp, over-the-shoulder view of Ganske's work, you'll gain thorough...

Topics: Acrylic, Painting
Cost: $30 Per Course

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Whether you are new to acrylics or a veteran painter looking to create a unique portrait, you'll gain expert tips on portraiture with Micah Ganske. Starting with the basics of choosing a photo, transferring the image to canvas and building a portrait with glazes, Ganske explains the many layers of acrylic painting in an intimate environment. Follow each brush stroke, from underpainting to adding finishing touches, and learn how to build your painting. With a crisp, over-the-shoulder view of Ganske's painting, you'll gain thorough insight into how an accomplished painter moves and constructs a painting, while being given support and tips through Ganske's gentle guidance. This class is akin to a private studio session that you can replay over and over. Expand your knowledge of acrylic painting and sign up for Narrative Portraiture: Painting in Acrylic today. What You'll Learn Taking and choosing a portrait photo Transferring a photo to canvas via grid Canvas preparation Palette set up Color choice and mixing * Underpainting and overpainting techniques Glazing and build-up methods Highlighting techniquesWhat You'll PaintA portrait based on a photo of your choice or Ganske's photoWhat You'll Love The clear, over-the-shoulder view of Ganske painting Insight into how an accomplished artist constructs a painting The expert tips you can apply to all of your acrylic paintings * Learning how to mix colors and glazes to achieve a layered acrylic painting with ease * Gaining confidence in acrylic painting techniques by asking questions on our interactive platform The intimate experience of a private studio session in your own home, with a repeat feature so you won't miss a thing Accessing the class at any time from any internet-connected device, allowing you to fit the class into your own schedule* Downloading class materials that include step-by-step instructions, templates, and a visual of Ganske's palette so you'll always be one step ahead

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Micah Ganske
  • Cost: $30 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Acrylic, Painting

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