Module 8.2

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

The very basics of learning to paint: choosing supplies, understanding color, experimenting with brush strokes, learning techniques, and the step-by-step process of creating paintings.

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Brenda Hoddinott

Author of Drawing for Dummies, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing People, Drawing Book 1: Getting Started, and owner of

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FREE 8.2.R1

Painting Supplies for Beginners
By Brenda Hoddinott


Color Theory for Beginners
By Brenda Hoddinott


Seeing the Values of Colors
By Brenda Hoddinott


The Secret to Creating Symmetry
By Brenda Hoddinott


Set Up a Wet Palette and Mix Colors
By Brenda Hoddinott


Get Started With Painting
By Brenda Hoddinott


Mix Colors to Paint Four Value Scales
By Brenda Hoddinott


Use Tints to Paint a Mountain Scene
By Brenda Hoddinott


Paint a Color Wheel with Six Colors
By Brenda Hoddinott


Paint Neat Edges on Zebra Stripes
By Brenda Hoddinott


Blend Gradations with Acrylic Paints
By Brenda Hoddinott


Outline a Color Wheel on Canvas Board
By Brenda Hoddinott


Create a Color Wheel with 24 Colors
By Brenda Hoddinott


Avant-garde Butterfly (Part 2)
By Brenda Hoddinott