Acrylic painting is the most versatile and exciting medium for beginner painters!
First made in the 1950s acrylic paint uses a synthetic resin to bind pigments. As it can be diluted with water and used thinly or thickly depending on how much water is added to it, it can resemble a watercolor or an oil painting. It is very popular medium thanks to its fast drying quality and versality.
In this Introduction to Acrylic Painting course, you will learn to master the essential basics of acrylic painting. This course has four lessons which will teach you about the best brush, paint and paper types for you and your level and will enable you to understand colour and composition.
Your Painting Tutor Douglas Matthews will take you step by step through the medium of acrylic with his easy to follow demos and how to embrace the creativity of this type of painting. Our Introduction to Acrylic Painting course is suitable for complete beginners to Art enthusiasts.
Watch this teaser video to find out what you’ll learn:
1. Introduction to Painting in Acrylics-Getting started
2. Acrylic Painting – Sky to Horizon
3. Acrylic Painting – Below the Horizon
Douglas Matthews is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art (Drawing & Painting) and has been teaching art to adults and secondary school pupils both in the UK and the Middle East since he graduated. For 16 years he was the water colour tutor at the Holyrood Art Club in Edinburgh and has run private painting groups at his home since his return to Scotland in 2000.