Glowing Light Light: How to Draw and Paint | Butterfly & Dandelion | Painting Tutorial step by step
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Acrylic tutorial to create a realistic butterfly and dandelion, infused with radiant light effects and intricate details Easy Acrylic painting tutorial for beginners. #AcrylicPainting #TheArtSherpa #Painting #PaintNight course for those who want to learn how to paint better. It's all 100% real-time, with multi-camera angles, and thoroughly explained. YOU CAN PAINT THIS !! The Art Sherpa brings you all your art lessons. In addition, you can connect with other painters like you through our Live Stream Chats in every video. 

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Chapters : 

     0:00     Intro

   03:03     Step 1 Toning The Canvas

   05:43     Step 2 Out Of Focus Background

   09:46     Step 3 A Lighter Space

   13:50     Step 4 Peeks Of Sky

   23:37     Step 5 Shades Of Dark

   28:07     Step 6 Green Dimensionality

   32:54     Step 7 A Radiant Glow

   44:47     Step 8 Sketching In

   47:53     Step 9 Focal Foreground

   52:03     Step10 Leaf Values

1:01:32     Step11 Edge Lining

1:07:47     Step12 Highlights

1:11:57     Step13 Dandelion Seed Head

1:18:15     Step14 Individual Seeds

1:33:07     Step15 Butterfly Scale

1:37:22     Step16 Butterfly Layer One

1:43:07     Step17 Wing Pattern

1:50:04     Step18 Filtered Light

1:57:55     Step19 Exaggerating Lights And Darks

2:07:47     Sign

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*** Acrylic Paint Colors ***

Cadmium Red Medium = CRM

Cadmium Yellow Medium = CYM

Ultramarine Blue = UB

Phthalo Green = PG

Burnt Sienna = BS

Mars Black = MB

Titanium White = TW

Hansa Yellow Light = HYL

Fluid White Paint = FWP

Golden’s Acrylic Gloss Glazing Liquid  = AGL





The sta-wet palette on show

Dritz chalk tool 

T Square Ruler

Golden Glazing Liquid For Blending


Brushes - 

Please use these brushes as a guide for what I intend to use. These are brushes I use a lot. It is unnecessary to have the exact brand of brushes I use. The brands are D'Artigny Raphael brush, Simply Simmons Extra Firm, Princeton Catalyst, and Select - When a brush is called a Hog Brush, it uses natural Hog Bristles. 

#30 Synthetic Flat by Simply Simmons Extra Firm

#18 Hog Round by Raphael D’Artigny

#8 Hog D Brush by  Raphael D’Artigny

#4 Synthetic Filbert by Isabay Isacryl

#1 Synthetic Liner by Princeton Select

½ inch Synthetic Angle by Princeton Catalyst

#0 Synthetic D Brush by Raphael Textura

#4 Hog D Brush by  Raphael D’Artigny

#4 Hog Round by Raphael D’Artigny

#4 Synthetic Round by Raphael Textura

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05/09/23 08:03:44PM @mj1010:
This was such an amazing project. Thank you so much. I learned so much. I loved it.
05/08/23 09:40:49AM @charkay:
Loved this one!
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