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No experience is needed to take this course, Perfect for first-time & Beginner Painters. In this course, Lovejoy will guide you through the step-by-step process to create this iconic Van Gogh painting. You will get comfortable with Mixing paint, creating a background, and repetitive mark-making for the classic Van Gogh style The class instruction is 90 minutes long, if students do not finish within that time frame they are welcome to keep working on their own. Through the instruction, they...
Students will Learn: The basics of Acrylic paint The basics of mixing paint How to cover the canvas and get comfortable with blending Strengthen their "Power of Observation" Brush pressure when applying paint Repetitive mark-making to demonstrate the Van Gogh Style Accepting where their creative skill is in the moment Encouraged to take "Progress photos" of their creations Remembering to breathe when painting and/or doing something challenging
Lovejoy has over 15 years of experience helping beginner painters gain confidence as well as encourage creativity for a balanced life.
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Painting Supply list - Link to master supply list here (https://bit.ly/BASIC-AcrylicPAINTSupplies) Purchase from Amazon, Micheals, art store, etc. Acrylic Paint: WHITE, BLUE, YELLOW, ORANGE, BLACK Brushes - 3 brushes Surface - canvas Wear old clothes or an apron Paper plate for mixing Water cup Paper towel or rag table cloth or newspaper to protect the tabletop camera to take progress photos good attitude ______________________________________ SUPPLY DETAILS Surface to paint on Options: Recommended Sizes - 8x10 in, 9x12in, 11x14in. given the timeframe of the class please don't use a larger canvas unless you plan on finishing after the class Stretched Canvas or Canvas Panel (Optional - heavy Watercolor paper & watercolors) Brushes: 3 brushes Large flat brush Medium flat brush Small Pointy Brush *synthetic acrylic brushes are the best and most affordable **the Artist loft brand brushes are GREAT to purchase Micheals has a 12 pack for $5 - great value Acrylic paint: Please try to get "student grade paint" - Liquitex basics ($5-10/color) is what I recommend You will use more white than any other color, so I recommend buying an extra white **we will generally use 1/2oz of each color, so when you buy paint you can get multiple projects of out a 4 -12 oz tubes
Creativity is a very personalized process, I encourage my students to take "Progress photos" so that when done, they can look back at how they transformed a black canvas into a painting. These photos are a great visual documentation of their learning. In a year or 5 years, they can look back at their photos and realize how far their skills have come. Thus boosting their morale/ self-esteem to do more creative things.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Lovejoy will share a step-by-step video in lecture/discussion style through Zoom. (this is a slideshow with images and pre-recorded video to show the steps) The class will progress together through the 90 minutes with questions answered as they come up. There will be a few times that Lovejoy will ask all the students to hold up their paintings to the camera so she can see everyone's progress, as well as the students seeing others' work and giving encouraging feedback.
Step by step painting for first-time & beginner painters
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38 completed classes
Hi My name is Lovejoy, or LJ . I have taught first-time & beginner painters exclusively for the last 15 years, in San Diego, CA & online via youtube and my school Many of my first-time painter classes are great for ages 8 and older and will...