Acrylic Painting for Beginners

The Complete Guide to Your First Acrylic Painting

Acrylic painting is the most versatile and exciting medium for beginner painters.
But where to start with so many tutorials, advice and and materials on the market?

It can be confusing to know what to do with all the information on acrylic painting. Is it really worth the trouble?

The answer is YES! Acrylics are awesome, but the advice out there is so confusing. Now you can learn what you actually need to know to start painting right away. This course from professional artist, Malcolm Dewey, is packed with the basic no-nonsense information you need to paint effectively in no time at all.

You will learn:

  1. Why to use acrylics over oil paints and watercolor;
  2. What materials you need right now. This will save you a lot of money!
  3. What is color actually. The simple version you can use!
  4. What are values and why they matter;
  5. Mixing techniques you can use right away;
  6. Brushwork that makes a real difference,
  7. How to make a stay-wet palette cheaply and save you paints
  8. How to paint a variety of subjects from simple to complex;
  9. Are mediums necessary at all? Which to use.
and much more

Including a full Acrylics Workbook to download.

This course is for beginners who want to know a lot about painting. You will progress from basics to more complex painting step-by-step. This makes it easier for you to get more out of your painting experience. Take it from me I have tried many mediums and techniques in my career as an artist. So much is not required knowledge and you can waste a fortune on gimmicks. Instead here is what you need to know and apply for powerful paintings. No flim-flam!

Enroll today and lets get to it!

Intended Audience: Beginner artists interested in acrylics.

Introduction Message
Your Workbook Download
Acrylic Materials
The Stay Wet Palette
Painting Supports
Make Your Own Canvas Panels
Acrylic Medium
The Nature of Acrylic Color
Color Relationships
Color Temperature
Introduction to Values and Notan
Painting Demonstration: The Lane
The Lane Painting Demonstration Part 2
The Lane Painting Demonstration Conclusion
Value, Color and Light - A Practical Approach
The Dune: Introduction
Dune Shadow Painting Demonstration
Dune Shadow Part 2
Dune Shadow Part 3
Dune Shadow Conclusion
Flowers Demonstration Part 1
Flowers Demonstration Part 2
Flowers Demonstration Part 3
Acrylic Flowers Demonstration Conclusion
Introduction to Expressive Landscape Painting
Expressive Landscape Part 1
Expressive Landscape Part 2
Expressive Landscape Conclusion
Contemporary Landscape Part One
Contemporary Landscape Part 2
Sheep in the Meadow: Introduction
Sheep in the Meadow Part 1
Sheep in the Meadow Part 2
Sheep in the Meadow Part 3
Painting Assessment
Final Comments

What's included

  • 39 Video Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Malcolm Dewey


Professional artist and writer.