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Acrylic Painting Boot Camp Part 2: Sunset, Landscape, Tree, Owl and Humming Bird

In this 6 week art class we will explore different acrylic painting techniques and finish 4 lovely paintings!
Kendra Malcolm
323 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 27 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
80 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Acrylic painting techniques: learners will refine existing techniques as well as learn about: Blending, dabbing, textural painting, layering, directional brushstroke work, fine detail painting.  

On top of acrylic painting techniques, learners will also learn about basic composition and lighting.

Patience and persistence: Art is a lot of fun, and part of that fun is a rollercoaster of successes and struggles. Students who complete a 6 part class will (hopefully) challenge themselves enough to make mistakes, learn from them, and grow as artists. 
I will expect learners to do a simple underpainting for every class. Often this will be done in class time, but not always. If a video is needed I will provide one. Usually this underpainting will be a simple solid coloured background. 
• 8 OR MORE PAINT COLOURS: Yellow, Red, Blue, Green, Orange, Brown, White, Black NOTE: Better quality paint usually results in better paintings. My go-to paint is Winsor Newton (I recommend this). However I often use Deco Art Acrylic Paint for classes because it’s more affordable and most students use that brand. • 8 OR MORE PAINT BRUSH: Thick flat brush = at least 1in wide. Medium flat brush = apron 1/3 inch wide. Medium round, hard bristled brush. 2 Medium round, soft bristled brush. Very small, thin rounded brushes (0, 2/0) Fan brush. • 5 GOOD PAINT SURFACE: Hard canvases like a canvas board or wood boards. Two 8x8, two 8x10 and one 10x10 canvases are ideal. That being said approximately 8x10 will work for all paintings. Paper will not work. • 4 PRACTICE PAINT SURFACES: I use thin, smooth, sturdy cardboard from a cereal/cracker/cookie box or frozen food box is perfect. Paper will also work. This is just to test out techniques/paints. • PALATE: I use plastic lids from old containers • OLD RAG/CLOTH • WATER CONTAINER • PAINTERS TAPE • KITCHEN SPONGE • PENCIL AND ERASER • BLOW DRYER
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I will provide helpful feedback if the learner sends me a photo fo their painting in the learner area. If the student does not submit the painting they I can not provide additional, valuable feedback. 
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Learners will likely need to use a blowdryer for some paintings.


Kendra Malcolm
Lives in Canada
I teach art, advertising & design
323 total reviews
284 completed classes

About Me

I love to teach art, and specialize in drawing (wide variety of styles and techniques), watercolour, and acrylic painting. When I teach, I like to lead by example. This means that I draw, paint and create with my students. Throughout class I make... 
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