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Acrylic April 2021 Link Map and guide to  A Story of Water


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This is the pinned class schedule in the link guide for Acrylic April. I will update these links as we go. This will remain at the top of the page in the group. You can refer to this anytime to locate Acrylic April 2021 Resources, and Videos for each day.



2021 Schedule : Each class we'll have a Prep live stream on Facebook at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Those videos can be watched later. You do not need to watch them to do acrylic April. This is extra help for those that would like it. Each prep class will cover the mini book, go over resources, and a brief discussion of what the video will be covering and the techniques will be used.



Each day at 11 Am EST The full lesson video will be on YouTube as a premiere. A premier allows a live chat during a video. I will be in the live chat to answer questions and help students in any way I can.




Minibooks will be released the day before a class  and  given a walk through on the preshows 




#1 Day

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#2 Day

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#3 Day

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#4 Day

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#5 Day

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#6 Day

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#7 Day

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#8 Day

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#9 Day


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#11 Day



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Preshow : No Preshow

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#12 day Video page



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Preshow : No preshow

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#13 Day Video page



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Preshow : No preshow

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#14 Day Video page



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Preshow : No preshow

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#15 Day


Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -  

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1253/lily-pond-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-15-acrylicapril2021

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Preshow :  No preshow


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#16 Day


Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -  

https://theartsherpa.com/.../catamaran-beach-beginners" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://theartsherpa.com/.../catamaran-beach-beginners...

Video :

Preshow :  https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/403457777484949

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#17 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1255/crashing-wave-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow :  https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/242837577592425

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#18 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1256/easy-sunset-ocean-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-18-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow :  No preshow for 18 

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#19 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1257/sunset-beach-girl-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-19-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow for  is here : 6 pm est https://fb.me/e/23up0JieR: 

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#20 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -  

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1258/seashore-beach-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-201-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow for  is here : No preshow for this one 

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#21 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -  

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1259/sunset-ocean-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-21-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow for  is here : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/916091595834735



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#22 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1261/hammock-seascape-moonlight-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-day-22-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow for  is here : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/916091595834735

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#23 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1263/seafoam-blue-sea-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-23-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Mental Health Talk Preshow for  is here : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/368880741087403

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#24 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   

https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1264/flowers-by-the-sea-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-24-acrylicapril2021

Video :

Preshow for  Cancelled for Allergies 

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#25 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1265/colorful-crab-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-25-acrylicapril2021

 

Video :

Preshow : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/1254834921653248

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#26 Day

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1266/surfer-in-a-wave-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-26-acrylicapril2021

 

Video :

HOW TO DRAW the Surfer  Preshow : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/829307324334433



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#27 Day

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1267/seahorse-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-27-acrylicapril2021

 

Video :

HOW TO DRAW Preshow : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/1729859850520257

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#28 day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1268/ocean-waves-crashing-on-rocks-beginners-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-28-acrylicapril2021

 

Video :

NO Preshow

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#29 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -   https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1269/coastal-ocean-view-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-29-acrylicapril2021

 

Video :

NO Preshow 

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#30 Day 

Lookback and goodbye 

Preshow : https://fb.me/e/2eKB1vTfC  

 

#30 Day 

Video page ✏️    Mini  book, traceable, resources  on the website. -  https://theartsherpa.com/videos/1271/hat-girls-beach-beginners-learn-to-paint-acrylic-tutorial-step-by-step-day-30-acrylicapril2021

 

Video :

THE BIG PRESHOW: https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/videos/451837302556991




If you need our help email support@theartsherpa.com




How to Paint Acrylic April by The Art Sherpa
“Acrylic April is HERE”

March 31, 2021


This is our third year of daily painting because nothing transforms an artist more than daily painting.  Now, I teach 30 days, but for you, you make the program work for you.  I do not have an Acrylic April Officer who will show up at your house if you miss one.


My husband is John, aka Stunt Hands, and, yes, he will be in all the lives and he will heckle me and he will speak.  That is his job; he is non negotiable.  We created the two person format and we talk a lot.  I use my ipad because I need assets and resources from time to time; you won’t have my passwords.


This year has a theme:   A Story of Water, a New Beginning.  


How do you find AA?


Facebook - did you join the Acrylic April Challenge Group; come find us, we are a cool group.  Facebook is not just for chatting and making friends, at least not in the Art Sherpa World.  There are resources.  Look at the top, you see “About, Discussion, Announcements, Rooms, Topics, Members, Events, Media and Files”.  Have you ever clicked off of “discussion” before?  Announcements are my posts that have information that you will care about.  There is one for every day in Acrylic April that we have done so far.  The first post is a calendar of what we are doing every day.  If you click the “see more”, there are links for traceables, the mini books, files, everything that you need.  

  • Events show all the pre-shows, just click them.  Albums are each day’s resources reference grid worksheet traceable and word prompts for the month.  
  • Files are another important thing.  The mini book is there with color mixing legend and the brushes and even a description of each individual step.  There are pictures that accompany every single step in the book.  You don’t even have to print it out.
  • Look in the Pre-Show File for that day.  TONS OF STUFF!!!

  • The most important post is the sunflower picture that says “TRUST THE PROCESS, ENJOY THE JOURNEY”. You probably feel overwhelmed and do not know what to expect.  Read the posts from people who have done this before.  

  • Make The Color Chart


The Art Sherpa website is www.theartsherpa.com .


  • Traceables Tab on the front page will take you to all my traceables.
  • Look in the Acrylic April Tab for all my previous challenges.
  • Go to the Calendar and select April, there are this year’s paintings.  Click one to go to it’s event page which has everything on it.
  • If you go back to April 2019, it will take you to that program and you can go directly to the painting you want from previous years.

  • Patron - Ignore more of what’s up there now.  We are transitioning to a new website and right now, the Patrons are getting to preview and prepaint Acrylic April videos and see mini books and get naming rights to my tutorials.  If you sign up for even the $5.00 level, you are going to get most of what you need.  We will be changing the Patron Program when we go to the new website so there is just one level of Patron; much easier.
  • Big Art Quest will take you to our new website if you’d like to start looking at it.  
  • If you are interested in being a volunteer for The Art Sherpa, or if you have any kind of a question about our program or our products, send an email to support@theartsherpa.com and we will respond.
  • LABs is our licensing and business support program where teaching artists subscribe in order to have permission to use The Art Sherpa developed intellectual property in their business (like teaching at a “paint and sip” party). 

The basics broken down:


  • Go to Facebook and ask to join the Acrylic April Challenge.
  • Show up on April 1 at 11 am EST on YouTube to paint Acrylic April Day 1.  Show up subsequent days at the same time to paint other days.
  • Show up on April 1 at 4 pm EST on Facebook to attend the preshow for Acrylic April Day 2.  If you don’t want to attend, visit either the website or the Facebook group to get your mini book if you want to review the tutorial in advance and be prepared.
  • Post your paintings in the Acrylic April Challenge group.
  • Watercolor Wednesdays will be on YouTube, on the new channel, “How To Paint Watercolor Live with The Art Sherpa”, at 1 pm EST on Wednesday during April.



Follow The Art Sherpa 

share your painting from this class with me. 

#theartsherpa #acrylicapril2021 


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  1. Where Dancing Light 
  2. Turns Colors Dimmed  
  3. Cool Mist Rising 
  4. Clear Blue  
  5. A light on water
  6. A Gathering   
  7. Around the Bend 
  8. Patience
  9. The lookout 
  10. Bubbling 
  11. Still Power 
  12. Quiet song 
  13. Seeking Shelter 
  14. Falling down 
  15. Color Choir 
  16. Keel 
  17. Defying gravity 
  18. Calm 
  19. The fading 
  20. Spectacular 
  21. Before the ride 
  22. Restful 
  23. Clarity of mind 
  24. Unexpected Beauty 
  25. A Guardian Emerges 
  26. Breaking Through 
  27. The steed 
  28. Between Opposing Natures 
  29. Along  Wildling Shores 
  30. True Connections 


Newsletter had bad links sorry


By TheArtSherpa, 2021-03-30

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Just sent the newsletter and it had two fault links that downloaded Traceables : The link should have taken you here https://theartsherpa.com/theartsherpacommunity/file


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March 2021
Acrylic April is Coming Issue #5

Table of contents 

  • March Pre-view Classes 1-14
  • Acrylic April Bonus Technique Classes
  • New Mini books !!  
  • Featured Artist Tamara Laporte  
  • Self care tips - as given by Tamara Laporte
  • Word Search
  • Store News
  • Niblette news what is gnew in the gnomedom  

Sherpa Schedule 1st-14th February

Click on any of the photos to find the lesson.

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Live on YouTube  2 March
16 x 20 canvas

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Live on YouTube 4 March 
8x8 canvas

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 Live on YouTube 6 March
16x20 canvas

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 Live on YouTube 9 March
8x8 canvas

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 Live on YouTube 11 March
16x20 canvas

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Live on YouTube 13 March
9x12 canvas

Class Times 

YouTube Acrylic lessons Live see above: Every Tuesday 5 pm EST and Saturday 1 pm EST 

We may have Bonus class releases on Thursday at 11 am EST** 

Facebook Watercolor Wednesday see below: Wednesdays 7 pm EST

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Watercolor Wednesday

Facebook  3rd March

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Watercolor Wednesday

Facebook 10th March

    Don't miss out on your favorite live classes 

    Let the notification Gnomes remind you

    Text TheArtSherpa to 33222 on your phone for text Notifications 

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    Did you see this one ? 

    February 2021  The Art of Self Care 

    Issue #4

    Table of contents 

    • January Pre-view Classes February 15-28  
    • 4  New Mini books to download  
    • NEW Gnomascope - Pisces
    • Acrylic April is coming !  
    • Answers for the Pearl Fryar Word Search

    White Magnolia -

    Stargnomes Pisces -

    Wildflowers on the Mountain - https://youtu.be/ZbyRslpE3Fs 

    Hydrangea - https://youtu.be/8V-E__rGWT0 

    Old Wisteria tree - https://youtu.be/gIVvx_Fi8zU 

    The Kiss  -

    The Perfect Wave -

    Sherpa Schedule 15-28

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    Live on YouTube16th Feb  
    8x8  canvas

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    Live on YouTube 18th Feb 
    9x12 canvas

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    Live on YouTube 20th Feb  
    16 x 20 canvas

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    Live on YouTube 23rd Feb  
    8x8  canvas

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    Live on YouTube 27th Feb  
    16 x 20 canvas

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    Did you see this one So Romantic 

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    Watercolor Wednesday

    Facebook 17th Feb

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    Watercolor Wednesday

    Facebook 24th Feb

    Class Times 

    YouTube Acrylic lessons Live : Every Tuesday 5 pm EST and Saturday 1 pm EST - https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/live_videos 

    We may have Bonus class releases on Thursday at 11 am EST** 

    Facebook : Watercolor Wednesday 7 pm EST

      Don't miss out on your favorite live classes 

      Text TheArtSherpa to 33222 on your phone for text Notifications 

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      Acrylic April 2021 A Story of Water


      By TheArtSherpa, 2021-02-15
      Acrylic April 2021 A Story of Water

      Acrylic April IS Coming 


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      April is coming !! Welcome to Acrylic April, a yearly 30 day painting challenge started by The Art Sherpa. The goal of Acrylic April is to help all artists of any skill level transform their painting experience in just 30 days. The challenge can be completed in two ways. 

      Word Prompts - Released March 25th 

      Video classes - Begin April 1 11 am EST on youtube https://www.youtube.com/theartsherpa 

      How to participate for 2021 

      Buy materials , come to the video class and share the Art. 


      Acrylic April Painting Challenge begins April 1st 2021- no joke

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      30 Days, 30 Powerful Little Paintings

      We hope that Every April, artists from all over the world take on the all Acrylic, all April painting challenge by doing one small acrylic painting every day for the entire month.

      I am creating the #AcrylicApril challenge as a way to introduce painters to the gifts of daily painting with Acrylic.This monthly challenge will help every acrylic artist unlock the true potential of the acrylic medium and their own art voice.

      Anyone can do Acrylic April,

      Just grab your paint, your brush and hit the studio (even if it’s your kitchen table).

      #AcrylicApril rules:

      1) Make a painting on a surface 12x12 or smaller. ( sorry for the confusion)

      My live classes use an 8x8 

      2) Share it online

      3) Hashtag it with #AcrylicArpril #AcrylicApril202

      #AcrylicAprilItsNoJoke   #TheArtSherpa   and be sure to add the day of the challenge, or word prompt, etc

      4) Repeat Daily from April 1 ( no fooling) to April 30th

      How to do the Challenge:

      Do your best to paint daily. Some Days may be artwork you are excited about, some days you may scribble out an abstract, but under no circumstances should your be hard on yourself. If you make 30 little paintings you are a winner. If you make less than 30 you are a winner. Do your best, paint anything you want using the prompts and/or the daily tutorials with The Art Sherpa

      Wait there are daily tutorials not just prompts ?? THAT'S right!!!

      This is an Art Sherpa painting challenge so it’s extra awesome.. This challenge comes with a daily live video lesson you can follow along with. So you can use the prompts, follow the lesson, or do your own thing. Either way you are going to succeed. This is going to change your art world.

      I will be teaching my lessons on an 8x8 art panel.

      That's it! Now go make something beautiful.

      Anyone, from Anywhere in the world, no matter who you are or how much painting experience you have can Join in.

      You are invited to paint along!!

      How much does it cost?  -

      IT'S FREE

      ( so you can buy more art supplies )

      Join the group and meet the community who is traveling on the Journey with you.

      https://www.facebook.com/groups/AcrylicApril

      Materials


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      Acrylic April 2021 

      #AcrylicArpril #AcrylicApril202

      #AcrylicAprilItsNoJoke   #TheArtSherpa  

        Below are a list of RECOMMENDED MATERIALS. 

      The Art Sherpa is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 

      Suggested  3 options but you may source  your own - only one from each color 

      *** Acrylic Paint Colors ***

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      My Paint brands of choice are  Sennelier’s Acrylique, Golden Artist Color,  or Sennelier Abstract Acrylic. I also like Holbein, Artist loft level 3 and M Graham. 

       The links lead to the listed color in all 3 brands 

      These products were hand picked by me. First two links are professional grade and economy Abstract Acrylic is the brant that I personally recommend for student grade. 

      ***Cadmium Yellow Medium : PY 35

      SENNELIER   

      GOLDEN        

      ABSTRACT    

      ***Cadmium Red medium   : PR 108 

      SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN       

      ABSTRACT     

      ***Phthalo  Green Blue shade : PG 7 - 

      SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN -   

      ABSTRACT   

      ***Phthalo Blue Green shade :PB 15:3 

      SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN      

      ABSTRACT  

      ***Dioxazine Purple: PV 23 - 

      SENNELIER 

      GOLDEN     

      ABSTRACT  

      ***Ultramarine blue: PB 29 - 

      SENNELIER 

      GOLDEN       

      ABSTRACT 

      ***Quinacridone Magenta (fuschia) : PR 122

      SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN       

      ABSTRACT   ***Titanium white: PW 6

       SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN        

      ABSTRACT   

      ***Mars black: PBk 11 

      SENNELIER   

      GOLDEN        

      ABSTRACT    

      *Naples Yellow light   : py 53 

      SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN        

      ABSTRACT     

      Naples Yellow Blog http://bit.ly/NaplesYellowLightTAS  

      Burnt Sienna PB7   - 

      SENNELIER  

      GOLDEN        

      ABSTRACT   

      We have removed the links to products temporarily due to Amazon changing the links out if a product sells out/becomes unavailable, to links to different products. This is causing some confusion within the community and we need to look into what is happening. 

      CANVAS 

      8x8 -     


      OTHER TOOLS  


      Dritz 3095 Chalk Cartridge Set : 

      CretaColor pencil White :  

      T Square Ruler -  

      Golden Glazing Liquid For Blending -  

      Saral Paper:  

      Artist Tape : 

      The Pioneer Woman Turning table : 

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      Brushes - are not final until the last video is filmed. Please use these as a guide of what I am planning to use. These are brushes I use very often.






      Try Micheals online and The Brush Guys too



      Brights in firm synthetic



      Brights in Bristles



      Rounds with Good point



      Blenders



      Details



      Filbert or Cats Tongue for Acrylic






      For Acrylic April will be using a few more brushes so that we can accomplish and learn some new techniques. You do not need to have the exact brand of brushes. When it comes to Bright you might be able to use a single bright there are a lot of ways to save money. my students often paint with different tools and that's not something that I mind at all. This list of brushes and information should be used as a guide and I highly recommend you make this work within your own personal budget or painting process.



      I like Raphael Textura Brushes, Simply Simmons Extra firm filament and Hog brushes. Silver brushes and Princeton brushes for firm try catalyst and Creative mark pro-stroke . Just to name a few. I will do a studio set up for AA april video that should release before the event begins.






      Below are a list of RECOMMENDED MATERIALS.



      The Art Sherpa is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.



       



      Princeton Round Blender Size 12 : 



      1” oval mop ( Called ultimate varnish) : 



      CAMBRIDGE bright size 8 : 



      Ruby Satin Angle, Size 1/2 



      Monogram liner : 



      The Art Sherpa Cats Tongue :



      The Art Sherpa round #4



      Ruby Satin bright #20 



      Cambridge Round #6



      Ruby satin bright #26 



       





      How to prep 


      Upcoming 2021 Live streams 

      Set you your studio and materials 

      How to Mix Color Easy 

      VOD

      Get ready for a Daily painting 

      Create Color chart

      Split Primary Color Wheel

      How to use a Traceable   

      Practice Techniques 

      Playlist 

      https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXUkNk1HRolEOlkfz6w9T9FNlkJpwRqcp  

      PAST years here 


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      Acrylic April 2019 - 

       

      https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXUkNk1HRolGPD9oyuDpBR8JsXUUYMDU-

       

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      Acrylic April 2020 - 

       

      https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXUkNk1HRolHj3z9B2nFDCI9RGVuGpsH2

       


      Abstract Paint By Sennelier


      By TheArtSherpa, 2021-02-03
      Abstract Paint By Sennelier

      You are invited to learn all about  Abstract Paint product's by Sennelier!

       Learn - Save - Win

      Abstract Paint By Sennelier GIVEAWAY Live stream and  Demo

      YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

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      To find out more about Abstract products from Sennelier, watch the live stream on 4th February on your chosen social media platform. Whether it is Facebook or YouTube you love to hang out on, The Art Sherpa has you covered. You can Ask Questions and have them answered live!  Chat, and ENTER TO WIN is available on both platforms. 

      00:00  Intro

      01:25  Message from Andrew Cook from Savoir Faire

      02:35  Why I use Abstract Paint Products

      03:30  Close up of past finished painting

      07:20  Abstract Pouches, Caps, and Sizes

      14:10  Abstract Acrylic Ink

      16:55  Abstract Fluid Acrylic Paint

      17:15  Soft Body VS Heavy Body

      21:50  EXTREME CLOSE UP

       BEWARE!!  ADDICTIVE TO WATCH

      22:30  More Abstract Acrylic Ink w/ brush

      25:20  Abstract Acrylic Pen Liners

      28:08  Abstract Acrylic Heavy Body w/ Palate knife

      32:35  Abstract Paint Tips for pouches

      37:10  Acrylic Ink over peaks of Heavy Body Paint 

      39:20 Thank You Kings Framing and Art in Canada

      40:00  Thank You Raw Art Materials in Los Angeles

      43:50  Does this work with professional paint lines

      45:20  Smooshing Paint for fun

      46:44  Iridescent Copper Abstract Heavy Body 

      48:10  How The Art Sherpa Discovered Abstract Paint Products 

      49:09  Metallic Gold Abstract Pen Liner

      50:40  Fun with Ink and Liner Pen, EXTREME ZOOM!

      52:50  Playing with more Ink

      54:25  The Art Sherpa Experience with Quality

      55:47  Abstract Heavy Body Neon

      57:10  Glossy Finish or Matte Finish

      57:30  Neon Abstract Pen Liner

      59:40  https://theartsherpa.com/theartsherpacommunity/blog/280/abstract-paint-by-sennelier

      1:01:09  Why Did the Art Sherpa Do this Live

      1:06:25  Thank You To our Co-Hosts Pierre and Andrew at Savoir Faire

      FACEBOOK Todays event is at 11 am EST live streaming. The correct event link is https://fb.me/e/MOL7dh3k . You can watch from facebook or Youtube

      Win prizes and Save money !! 

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      Congratulations to the winners of our Savoir Faire Giveaway. We are reaching out right now if you have not seen your email quickly write support@theartsherpa.com - we dont want you to miss your prize



      Debra Preston, USA



      Rosemaree McLure Australia



      Kitty Grant USA



      Joan Goldsmith UK



      Theresa Palmer USA



      Tegan Scroggs , USA



      April Simpson USA



      Stacey West United Kingdom



      Tracy Gooch USA



      Ellen Wilson Canada



      Jonnie M Simmons-Johnson USA (Grand Prize)


      I get asked often what student brands of paint I recommend. I also get asked why I recommend the ones that I do. The one I use in my own Studio is Abstract paint by Sennelier 

      I want to be clear I'm not paid to use this paint. I do have a relationship with the owners of the Savoir-faire and we are friends. They do send me stuff and asked my opinion. However, I've never been asked to give a review. This is an idea I have wanted to do for a really long time.

      This is my Friend Pierre from Savoir Faire.

      Sometimes we hang out on Instagram 

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      This event is for you. I want you to understand why I think this is a great product. Why it is worth your time and investment. I want to help you know what's available to you in this large amazing product line. I want you to know what's great about it,  I'm even going to tell you some challenges you might have. I'm going to be honest with you because I think that is what helps you the most. Of course you know I wouldn't be making a video about it unless I thought it was worth your time. However there's so many colors and different types of acrylic paint that they make you really want to see what the creative opportunities are. The live stream is at 11 a.m. est. We will be streaming from both YouTube and Facebook, so just pick your favorite. We will be featuring special sales for this event that you can take advantage of that are just for you!! 

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      COUPONS for YOU!!!

      Lets Save Money

      I'd also like to help you save some money so please check for the amazing coupons from art stores that are participating in the event. They were invited to take part because I honestly believe that you guys having a relationship with art suppliers is so important. Being able to go into a local art store ( when were able to go into a local art store again) creates such a tremendous sense of community. This helps you find art materials you need and discover exciting new ones around every corner, Gives you access to classes, and art opportunities that you wouldn't be able to find from home. Being aware of online retailers can help you find Art Materials when you're unable to travel, give you access to variety of large size stock items like easels or specialty studio equipment.  I think both of these things are super important.

      Kings Framing and Art!! 

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      Lise King has been a long time supporter of myself and my community!!

      • Great customer Service 
      • Based in Canada 
      • Ships Worldwide 
      • Carries my Brushes
      • Classes 

      Code for this event is: Sennelier-ArtSherpa

      this is a 10% off Check out code 

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      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | 24hrs online
      • info@kingsframingandartgallery.com
      • 188 Voyer Rd, Corbeil, ON P0H 1K0, Canada
      • 10% off with code 

      ORDER BY PHONE: 705-752-4211  https://www.kingsframingandartgallery.com/ 

      For more sales and events

      Follow Kings Framing and Art  

      Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kingsartstore/

      Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kingsframingartgallery/ 

      Raw Materials LA 

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      https://rawmaterialsla.com/  

      645 South Los Angeles Street

      Los Angeles, CA 90014

      (800) 729-7060

      info@rawmaterialsla.com

      Follow 

      Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/rawmaterialsartsupplies/ 

      Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RawMaterialsLA 

      • Curbside Delivery 
      • Rooftop parking 
      • large selections 
      • Friendly 
      • Classes 

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      https://rawmaterialsla.com/art-supplies/paints-and-mediums/acrylic-colors/sennelier-abstract-acrylics

      https://rawmaterialsla.com/art-supplies/paints-and-mediums/acrylic-colors/sennelier-abstract-liners

      https://rawmaterialsla.com/art-supplies/pens-inks-and-markers/inks/sennelier-abstract-acrylic-ink-sets

      The Give Away 

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      Enter here - https://forms.gle/d5aJfFG9YPozTKYG7

      The prizes 

      Learn and Win!! Join me and Andrew Cook of Savoir Faire for a live stream demonstration event. I will show you all about  the Abstract Paint line of products. During this very informative live stream we will be giving away 1 grand prize and 10 amazing Abstract paint prize packs.  Follow all instructions and answer all questions to be entered for your chance to win one of these cool prizes. Winners will be announced during the live show but do not need to be present to win. 

      The Grand Prize $200 Value

      20 colors of Abstract innovative paint 120ml pouch Value 200$

      10 additional Abstract Prize Packs 

      10 Abstract Paint Prize's (Surprise Abstract Gift Products-Full Size)  Value 50$ 

      Eligibility for the Grand Prize:

      Must be 18+ 

      Living in the Contiguous United States and Canada 

      Eligibility 10 Mystery - Abstract Prize Packs: 

      7 of the prizes Open to  18+ Living in the Contiguous United States and Canada 

      3 of the prizes will be awarded global to people 18+  where legally allowed 

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      No purchase is necessary to enter  

      Winners will be announced during the live show but do not need to be present to win. 

      Winners must respond to their confirmation within 72 hours to coordinate free shipping of their prize.

      NO personal information gathered from this from will be shared or used for purposes outside of entry  

      The statistical data of the last two question will be shared with Abstract paint but no personal or contact information will be shared or used outside of contacting winners.  

      This giveaway is not Affiliated with YouTube or Facebook in any way. 

      Giveaway is co hosted by:

      Andrew Cook, Savoir Faire, and The Art Sherpa 

      contact info: support@theartsherpa.com

      Andrew Cook: Andrewc@macphersonart.com 

      More info 

      https://www.savoirfaire.com/product-category/painting/painting-sennelier/sennelier-acrylics/abstract/

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      The Paint 

      Heavy Body 

      abstract® Acrylics

      abstract® is an innovative Acrylic system presented in a revolutionary packaging. Available in 60 colors (36 Satin, 12 High Gloss, 6 Iridescent and 6 Fluorescent), the highly pigmented paint features a heavy-body texture that offers great covering power while enabling for a lot of transparency. Painting straight out of the extra-sturdy pouch through the practical beak makes abstract ideal for both large work and “street art”. The pouch is also economical as totally squeezable, and displays a transparent window for accurate color reference and level check. Sennelier has been indeed modern since 1887.

      • Innovative Acrylic system in revolutionary packaging
      • 60 Colors: 36 Satin, 12 High Gloss, 6 Iridescent and 6 Fluorescent
      • Available in 120ml/4oz. and 500ml/17oz. (20 colors)
      • 10ml/.4oz. samples available for artists and schools
      • Highly pigmented Fine Acrylic
      • Heavy-body texture has both excellent covering power and outstanding transparency
      • Texture allows for all Acrylic techniques
      • Painting straight out of the extra-sturdy pouch on any surface makes it ideal for “street art”
      • Totally squeezable pouch is economical
      • Large transparent window on the pouch displays actual paint inside the pouch
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      Soft Body Matt 

      The abstract® Matt Acrylic Paint is as innovative as it is distinct from the original Satin version. In fact, asides from the revolutionary pouch, the twins couldn’t be as different:

      • 60ml instead of 120ml
      • 35 Ultra-Matt Colors
      • Soft-body Consistency
      • Extremely Fluid for Maximum Coverage
      • Super Opaque
      • Velvety Stretchy Finish
      • Any Substrate

      The product is available in a set of 5 (Primaries plus Black & White)

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        abstract® Inks

      The abstract® Acrylic Inks feature the same high pigmentation as the abstract® Acrylic paint, and much more:

      • 43 Luminous Colors
      • Acrylic Thinner
      • Transparent
      • Cadmium Free Colors
      • Light Resistant
      • Water Resistant (when dry)
      • Recommended for all Surfaces
      • Brushes & Dip Pens
      • Suitable for Airbrush
      • Convenient Cap Dropper
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      abstract® Liners

      The abstract® Acrylic Liners come as a complement to the abstract® pouches and tips. The convenient shape and size make them extremely handy and they are sure to open new frontiers to any artist’s creativity.

      • 20 abstract® Best-Selling Colors
      • Holds abstract® Acrylic Paint
      • Heavy-body texture (not the common fluid acrylics)
      • For precise contours and special effects
      • Highly pigmented
      • Refillable from the abstract® pouch

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      abstract® Acrylics Tips

      Mixed-media painters can let their creativity run wild with the Sennelier abstract® tips. The tips are screwed onto the abstract® pouch nozzle, thus enabling artists to paint straight out of the pouch and create numerous effects. The tips are a wonderful complement of the pouches, opening new horizons to studio and street artists alike.

      8 abstract® tips for unlimited creativity.


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      February 2021  The Art of Unconditional Love

      Issue #3

      Table of contents 

      • January Pre-view Classes Feb 1-14
      • Abstract Paint review and HUGE Giveaway 
      • New Mini books !!
      • Aquarius Star Gnome and Gnomascope
      • Featured Artist Pearl Fryer  
      • Word Search 
      • Self care tips - Bath bombs
      • Store News
      • Cinnamons favorite  Etsy shops 
      • Niblette news what is gnew in the gnomedom  

      Sherpa Schedule 1st-14th February

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      Live on YouTube  2nd Feb
      16 x 20 canvas

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      Live on YouTube 4th Feb 
      8x8 canvas

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       Live on YouTube 6th Feb
      16x20 canvas

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       Live on YouTube 9th Feb
      8x8 canvas

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       Live on YouTube 13th Feb
      16x20 canvas

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       Love Gnome -viewable now
      9x12 canvas

      Class Times 

      YouTube Acrylic lessons Live see above: Every Tuesday 5 pm EST and Saturday 1 pm EST 

      We may have Bonus class releases on Thursday at 11 am EST** 

      Facebook Watercolor Wednesday see below: Wednesdays 7 pm EST

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      Watercolor Wednesday

      Facebook 3rd Feb

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      Watercolor Wednesday

      Facebook 10th Feb

        Don't miss out on your favorite live classes 

        Let the notification Gnomes remind you

        Text TheArtSherpa to 33222 on your phone for text Notifications 

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        Watercolor Wednesday and you!!


        By TheArtSherpa, 2021-01-13
        Watercolor Wednesday and you!!

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        Welcome to the wonderful world of watercolor. I'm so excited that you might be interested in taking up this medium with me. Just like I love teaching acrylic to beginners, I enjoy introducing beginner's to the Wonder and Magic that is watercolor.

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        Watercolor Wednesday is a weekly evening class that's fully step by step to introduce new artists to the joys of watercolor. It's just like our livestream acrylic class on YouTube, but with Watercolor and on Facebook.  Classes are level friendly, fully step by step to introduce new artist to the joys of watercolor. Watercolor is one of my favorite mediums. I just love it. 

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        What materials do you need ? 

        The following is your material list for Watercolor Wednesday.  Not all colors will be used for every class. Not all materials will be used every class. I do expect to use all colors and all of these materials during the 2021 class year.

          Below is a list of RECOMMENDED MATERIALS. 

        The Art Sherpa is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.   

        Only one of each is needed.  3-4 links provided to help you find colors in stock. Please look around for sales deals and other brands 

        Brands of watercolor I love Sennelier L'Aquarelle   QOR By Golden  Daniel Smith  M Graham  Van Gogh 

        Watercolor Paint Color List 2021 


                      

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        Hansa Yellow Medium 


        Sennelier L'Aquarelle - Primary Yellow for this brand 

        Golden QOR - 

        Daniel Smith -

        M Graham -  


          Nickel Azo Yellow 


        Golden QOR -  

        Daniel Smith - 

        M Graham

         Quinacridone Magenta 


        Golden QOR - 

        Daniel Smith - 

        Holbein - 

         Pyrrole Red


        Golden QOR -  

        Daniel Smith - 

        Turner - 

        Holbein - 

         Transparent Pyrrole Orange 

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle - ( sennelier orange ) 

        Golden QOR -  

        Daniel Smith -  

        Turner -  

        Phthalo Blue

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle - 

        Golden QOR - 

        Daniel Smith - 

        M Graham -

        Ultramarine Blue

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle - 

        Golden QOR - 

        Daniel Smith - 

        M Graham

        Phthalo Green 


        Sennelier L'Aquarelle  

        Golden QOR 

        Daniel Smith - 

        Quinacridone Gold 

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle - 

        Golden QOR - my fav 

        Daniel Smith - 

         Opera Pink 

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle -

        Holbein-  

        Daniel Smith -

         Burnt Umber

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle - 

        Golden QOR -   

        Daniel Smith - 

        M Graham -

         Payne’s Grey 

        Sennelier L'Aquarelle 

        Golden QOR - 

        Daniel Smith - 

        We have temporarily removed links due to the fact that Amazon is changing the links out to 'other' products if something sells out or becomes unavailable. We are looking into this and hope to get a resolution soon. Thank you. 

        Color Mixing chart 

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        Download your own here 


        (Click tiny link below to print out )

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        Paper 


        9x12 140lb 300 GSM Watercolor Paper Cold press 


        Fabriano Block

        Strathmore Block 

        Arches  

        Strathmore Pad 

         

        Brushes 

        Flat wash or Flat Hake

          Escoda Perla Series 1430 #12 

          Black Velvet ¾ oval 

        Raphael Precision Mini Brush Travel Set of 6

        Precision Round 0 and 2 

        Precision Flat 0 

        Precision Filbert 1 

        SoftAqua Mop 4

        and Bamboo roll-up

        ( Very Optional)

        Jazper Stardust Version of Escoda Reserva 1212 #8 - https://www.facebook.com/JazperStardust ( made by hand by request only) 

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        Palettes for paint - you only need one 


        Gnome palette - 

        Peel Paper Palette 

        Tom Lynch Porcelain Watercolor Palette

        Shell  Porcelain Watercolor Palette  

          Other Tools and Materials 

        OTHER TOOLS  

        Cretacolor Water-Soluble Graphite Pencils  

        Fluid White Acrylic 

        T Square Ruler  

        Artist Tape  

        Art Sherpa Brush Spa Soap Kits  https://theartsherpa.com/store  

        The Pioneer Woman Turning table  

        Grafix WM2 White Mask Liquid Frisket 

        Rubber Cement picker upper 

        Mister  

        Paper Towels 

          BOOKS : 

        Color Mixing Bible :  

        How to Mix Skin color - 

        Victoria Finlay History of Color:

          Place to buy BRUSHES - 

        The Brush Guys:

        http://bit.ly/BrushGuysArtSherpa  

        Discount Code :  THEARTSHERPA

        Common questions 

        When is it ?

        Watercolor Wednesday is every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time live streaming from my Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa  

        How do I Join the class ? 

        Show up at Wednesdays 7 pm EST ready to paint - Just watch from my Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa/live_videos   

        You can watch the streaming video class  from the page on your chosen device!  

        How much Does it cost ?

        Its Free 

        Is it hard ? 

        Like everything, it can be a little challenging in the beginning to learn how to do something new. However, watercolor is a very beginner friendly medium  and I find people can pick it up as quickly as they did acrylic, sometimes even easier.

        Can I use Acrylics ?

         You can use acrylics watered down to get some similar effects to watercolor. The paper is a good binder and prevents issues with watering down that you might normally see on canvas. There are a few differences. It's very easy to lift or reactivate watercolor.  Once acrylic is dry it's permanent.  Watercolor is very transparent and acrylic can be much more opaque.  Some techniques are different.  You can paint acrylic over watercolor. You can't paint watercolor over acrylic. I don't recommend using acrylic on fine watercolor brushes as it can build up in the ferrule and shorten the life of a brush.  Watercolor will not harm acrylic brushes in any way and you can use what you have until you're ready to buy special brushes just for watercolor. 

        Do I need to have your exact materials? 

         You can use what you have. If you have Crayola watercolors, start with those. I will talk about how to guess a close approximate color on the palette you have so you can paint along and still get a good result

        Can I view  your classes at a later time? 

        You can watch my classes after the video is done streaming both on the Facebook page and on our website www.theartsherpa.com

        What level of painter do I need to be ? 

        All levels of painter are welcome and no drawing is Required 

        The Hoot Guide 

        Beginner        

        Intermediate 

        Challenging  

        Paintings are all beginner friendly but rated in 3 levels of difficulty called Hoots

        What if you Bought our Covid Watercolor Art Kits? 

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        If you purchased one of the watercolor sets that we had in our store during the initial lockdown. you may wonder what colors exchange well for the new 2021 art palette. You may also wonder if there's a difference between the tube watercolor and the half pan watercolor. In this blog I'm going to let you know what colors in your palette to use when I'm using the 2021 colors. I'm going to give you some resources to match the colors you have to the colors I'm using and just in general make your watercolor experience easier.

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        Official 2021 Colors    French Escape Kit 

        Hansa yellow  

        Nickel azo yellow 

        Pyrrole red 

        Quinacridone Magenta

        Opera Pink

        Quinacridone gold

        Phthalo Blue 

        Ultramarine Blue 

        Forest Green 

        Burnt Umber 

        Payne’s Grey

        Lemon yellow 

        Lemon Yellow + little bit of French Vermillion 

        French Vermillion 

        Carmine 

        Carmine + little bit ultramarine 

        French vermillion + lemon yellow + sepia 

        Phthalo Blue 

        Ultramarine Blue 

        Forest Green + Phthalo Blue 

        warm sepia 

        Payne’s Grey 



        Download your own here 

        (Click tiny link below to print out )

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        Download your own here 

        (Click tiny link below to print out )

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        Follow The Art Sherpa 

        Website: https://theartsherpa.com/  

        Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/theartsherpa  

        Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theartsherpa  

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        Art Sherpa Merch : https://theartsherpa.com/store  

        Art Sherpa Shirts : https://teespring.com/stores/the-art-sherpa  

        #TheArtSherpa #StepbyStepPainting  #Watercolor  

        You can Watch from Facebook here

        https://www.facebook.com/TheArtSherpa

        Free draw or No draw option use the traceable - https://theartsherpa.com/traceables

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        PLEASE note there are many other places to buy materials and I support you shopping and finding your best deal. 

        Please let me know if a link is broken. support@theartsherpa.com

        About The Art Sherpa:

          Artwork and video is the sole property of The Art Sherpa™  and intended for the students personal education and Enjoyment. For questions regarding using any Art Sherpa painting in a commercial setting contact us  labs@theartsherpa.com for all other questions support@theartsherpa.com 

        Read our full  disclosure here that covers partnerships and affiliate links http://bit.ly/affiliatedisclosureTAS   


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        January 2021 1-15  The Art of Self Care   Issue 1 

        Table of contents 

        • January Pre-view Classes Jan 1 -15 
        • Message from the Art Sherpa 
        • The new acrylic art materials you need to know about for 2021 
        • Exciting art challenge news. What is coming back and what is cancelled 
        • Featured artist Frida Kahlo  
        • Self care tips - Lavender   Bubble Tea   
        • New store items 
        • Cool finds for your studio 
        • Niblet news what is gnew in the gnomedom  

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        16x20 

        Mini Book 

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        9x12 140 lb Cold press  watercolor paper 

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        Mini Book 

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        8x8 

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        9x12 140 lb Cold press  watercolor paper

        Class Times 

        YouTube : Every Tuesday 5 pm EST and Saturday 1 pm EST

        We may have Bonus class releases on Thursday at 11 am EST** 

        Facebook : Wednesday 7 pm EST

          Don't miss out on your favorite live classes 

          Text TheArtSherpa to 33222 on your phone for text Notifications 

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          Happy New Year 

          It's finally here! The New Year and the fresh start we have been waiting for. Yet, unlike the wardrobe in Narnia, going from December 31st to January 1st isn't really a magic door that changes everything. The  feeling of starting fresh comes from inside us and the way we hope and feel about the coming year.  Many things are the same today as they were just a few days ago. Many challenges of 2020 are still very much present in 2021. Yet I look to 2021 full of hope and a plans for improvement, both personal and as your Art Guide. 

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          The Plan  

          I've spent a lot of time thinking about what would make things easier for all of you as you learn to become creative beings.  I've looked back at the lessons I have learned as your teacher from last 6 years. I have been a busy bee planning what to do during the  2021 year so that I could make learning art even more fun, easy and accessible. What steps could I take to make your experience as new artist as rewarding as it possibly can be? To create a goldilocks zone of art learning?

          1. Consistency 
            1. Create a core schedule and stick to it as much as power, health and the internet will allow. 
          2. Set Materials 
            1. Create a set list of studio and art materials so you can participate in classes knowing far in advance what you will need. 
            2. Keep to those materials for all 200+ classes planned for 2021 
          3. Communicate early so you can plan 
            1. To let you know early what classes are coming in advance 
            2. More newsletters with more information 
            3. Events and posts on Facebook 
            4. Fill the calendar early 
          4. Provide more Learning Resources 
            1. Adding mini books supplements your video learning material. 
            2. Structured curriculum class programs 
          5. Add the fun 
            1. Include play and games on both the website and newsletter 
            2. Extra Surprise video classes 
            3. Share creative and self care tips

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          Mini Books 

          Try one Here  

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          Membership on Youtube 

          The 2021 Class Materials Lists

            Below are a list of RECOMMENDED MATERIALS.     

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          The Art Sherpa is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  

          Amazon sometimes Raises prices based on interest. To help you check that you are getting a fair price for your item please enjoy this price checker website

          Amazon Fair Price checker https://camelcamelcamel.com/

          *** Acrylic Paint Colors ***

          ***Cadmium Yellow Medium : PY 35

          SENNELIER    https://amzn.to/2J6nm3L

          GOLDEN         https://amzn.to/39hY8ex  

          ABSTRACT     https://amzn.to/3aMkKYh  


          *Naples Yellow light   : py 53 

          SENNELIER     https://amzn.to/2J64yBB

          GOLDEN          https://amzn.to/2TuCygg

          ABSTRACT      https://amzn.to/37JOgfd  


          ***Cadmium Red medium   : PR 108 

          SENNELIER    https://amzn.to/2Y6nhTS  

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          ***Quinacridone Magenta ( fuchsia ) : PR 122

          SENNELIER   https://amzn.to/2X1jBq2

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          ***Phthalo Blue Green shade :PB 15:3 

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          * **Ultramarine blue: PB 29 - 

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          * ** Acrylic Paint Colors ***

          ***Phthalo  Green Blue shade : PG 7 - 

          SENNELIER   https://amzn.to/2FtciN7

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          ***Dioxazine Purple: PV 23 - 

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          ***Burnt Sienna PB7   - 

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          ***Titanium white: PW 6

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          ***Mars black: PBk 11 

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          • My Paint brands of choice are  Sennelier Acrylique, Golden Artist Color,  or Abstract Acrylic. The links lead to the listed color in all 3 brands. 
          • These products were hand picked by me. First two links are professional grade, and then economy Abstract Acrylic that I personally recommend for student grade.

          Naples Yellow Light * Titanite Yellow * Or Naples yellow ??

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          This is the only complicated part of the new 2021 list. To make it easier to understand what Naples is the right Naples, I wrote a blog. Naples yellow by any other name would be as yellow green, right? No, sadly Naples can run the gamut of stunning light yellow green to bandage bleh. So I just went and found them all. 

          Naples Yellow Blog http://bit.ly/NaplesYellowLightTAS  

           

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          The Art Sherpa Patrons 

          Upcoming classes Jan

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          Sherpa News

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          • Acrylic April link Life book link - 18+ Art Sherpa Fledging Artist Challenge  
          • Featured artist : Frida Kahlo 

            https://www.fridakahlo.org/

            More Fun facts about Frida and the solution page coming in the next Newsletter. 

            • Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacan, Mexico City
            • She lied about her birthday, not to seem younger, but to share her day with the Mexican Revolution
            • She had polio as a child, was in a catastrophic bus accident, went through 30 surgeries in her life
            •  She started painting in a Body Cast
            • She was married to artist Diego Rivera - he was a lot 
            • She painted more than 200 paintings depicting the physical and emotional pain of her life
            • She is the mother of the selfie and one of the greatest icons of modern art 

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            The Art of Self Care. 

            1. Remember you matter 
            2. When you feel calm you can help others 
            3. Taking time to be creative helps you imagine solutions to problems
            4. If you have to take care of others remember you do that best from a place of rest, mindfulness and self compassion. 
            5. If you need to H.A.L.T.  and take a break to reset, Do So!  

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            Hungry : Make sure your body is fed and your blood sugar is balanced. 

            Angry : Feelings are information. If you are angry remove yourself from the situation until you are calm and ready to explain calmly what you are feeling 

            Lonely: Human beings are social animals, when we are lonely we struggle. Reach out and connect with someone who cares about you. 

            Tired: Many of you are carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders right now and rest might be scarce. If you are very tired take every chance you can to rest. If its a nap then take a nap. If it is going to bed earlier, skip that show and watch it later on the DVR.

            These are simple things that can help you steer to a better feeling tomorrow.  

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            New Items in the Store 

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            Cool Finds on Amazon 

            Great Finds for the Art Studio 

            CREATURE CUPS Cthulhu Ceramic Cup (11 Ounce, Black)

             I think it looks like Kevin the Kraken https://amzn.to/381Fn0O #CommissionsEarned 

              Zmol Electric Pencil Sharpener ~  I love this Sharpener !! 

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              Adorable Micro kitty  Landscape Humidifiers - https://amzn.to/38KKy4c  

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          How to paint a Fall tree


          By TheArtSherpa, 2020-12-09
          How to paint a Fall tree


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          Painting a Fall tree 

          #1 Find a Shape that is irregular and interesting to your eye. Remember this shape is three dimensional. 

          #2 Tree Meditation for Artists

          Get comfortable, Close your eyes, and breathe in and out slowly to the count of 4. 

          To help you “ see” the tree better imagine the tree you are painting on a pedestal that is turning . 

          Now Add light to the tree from the sun. Feel how warm the sun is. Add a soft breeze. 

          In your minds picture of your tree as it is turning see the light falling on it and the breeze blowing through it. Can you see its irregular surface. How each leaf is looking for light and rain?  

          Stop the tree at the view you want to paint it. Keep the light shining on it and the breeze blowing through it. The tree you are painting today is a living breathing thing. Do this for 5 or so minutes until you feel you can see your tree clearly. Once this is done your Artists mind is open and ready to paint. 

          Open your eyes. 

          #3 Paint in your deepest fall value for your tree keeping your base tree form. Use the edge of your brush scumbling in the leaves softly. Add your truck and some Bark highlights. Add the deepest value of landscape around the tree. 

          #4 Add your darker midtones finding those highlights and leaves. The ones you visualized in the shade of other leaves nearer the light. These are the leaves where a small bird may be resting in the heat of the day.  Can you see the form? Can you see the shapes?

          #5 It’s time to find the next layer now a brighter lighter mid tone! WOW this tree is coming together. With the corner of your brush add little leaf outliers. Remember your tree those leaves twisting in and out of the light? By now you should see dimensions of form coming out of your canvas. 

          #6 Finally the highlights are lifting up! Bits of highlighted sparkle. Tree glitter. These are the leaves shining in the sun. Yes that is what Shining in the sun means. The diamond effect  all around your trees. The glow. Add delicate touches. 

          #7 Now breath. You have painted a tree. A great Tree! A fun Tree. Keep practicing your artist eye when you are bored or falling asleep. In no time your dreams will be full of comforting branches.

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