Using Acrylics like Watercolors

Skill Level : 1 Beginner, 2 Intermediate

Medium : Acrylic Painting

Subject : Landscapes

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 1 hour 52 minutes

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Class Description

Many are not aware that Acrylic paints can also be used to produce a watercolour looking painting. In fact acrylics is water-based and use the very same pigments as watercolours. In this lesson I will demonstrate they you can achieve watercolor quality and watercolor looking paintings with your acrylics. I think some are going to be surprised!  Obviously there are some differences and I will point them out and how you can overcome most of them.

In this lesson you will learn:

1.  How to blend while wet (cannot when dry)
2.  How to thin the acrylic paints
3.  The difference between acrylics and watercolours4.  How to start the painting.

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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