Back to Basics: Acrylic Painting - How To Create A Mood Through Color
Welcome to Back to Basics with Melissa Forman and Paul Richmond. Together, we will explore how you can use color in your work to create different moods.
This course is broken up into thirteen video lessons, all of which are included below on this page. When you complete one section, scroll down to the next video to continue. You have unlimited access to this page, so you can come back as often as you'd like.
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Lesson 1: Introduction
Meet the instructors and get an overview of the course.
Lesson 2: Projects
See the projects we will be painting together.
Lesson 3: Materials
See all of the materials you will need to complete this course.
Lesson 4: Moody Underpainting
Get a base coat on the first painting using just one color and focusing on value.
Lesson 5: Painting the Background
Paint the dark background of the image.
Lesson 6: Painting the Table
Paint the table that the orange is sitting on.
Lesson 7: Painting the Orange
In this lesson, paint the orange and make it look three dimensional.
Lesson 8: Painting the Stem and Leaf
Put the finishing touches on the first painting.
Lesson 9: Underpainting and Color Mixing
Get started on painting #2!
Lesson 10: Painting the Background
Paint all of the negative space in the image.
Lesson 11: Block in Oranges
Get a first coat on the oranges.
Lesson 12: Finish Painting the Oranges
Finish up painting #2!
Lesson 13: Closing Thoughts
Wrap up this course with Melissa and Paul. We hope you had a blast!
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