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Bird in Yellow flowers Beginners learn to paint full acrylic art lesson. You can paint this!!

Acrylic paint colors

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Cadmium red light shade
Cadmium Yellow, Medium Shade
Yellow Ocher
Phthalo Blue (Green Shade)
Phthalo Green (Blue Shade)
Zinc White 
Mars Black
Titanium White

9x12 Primed Smooth Artist Panel :
22.86 X 30.48 cm

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Have fun Live with The Art Sherpa during this BEGINNER HOW TO PAINT art lesson in acrylic art tutorial. This is an easy, fun, social art lesson for canvas. We talk about art and other fun subjects. With help and guidance, anyone can paint. You can paint!

Even  if you dont Draw you can using the grid method.

To draw the grid lines on canvas , I would suggest using a piece of sharpened charcoal or chalk . Make the grid lines as light as possible. Using charcoal/chalk or even light watercolor pencil  instead of graphite  pencils. This is so it  can be easily wiped off with a paper towel or rag. Pencil can be had to remove or discolor then paint. 

When drawing the grids use  a 1:1 ratio. This will prevent your drawing from being distorted or skewed. A 1:1 ratio means that you will have the exact same number of lines on your canvas and reference photo the lines must be equally spaced apart - perfect squares. We are using a 1" grid created by using a T Square Ruler - 

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Each square is 1 square inch. To draw this grid, put your ruler at the top of the paper, and make a small mark at every inch. Place the ruler at the bottom of the paper and do the same thing. Then use the ruler to make a straight line connecting each dot at the bottom with its partner at the top.

Now place the ruler on the left side of your paper, and make a small mark at every inch. Then place the ruler on the right side of the paper, and do the same thing. Then, using your ruler, make a straight line connecting the dots on the left with their partners on the right.

Painting this sweet yellow bird among rapeseed flowers is at first glance a challenge. Yet in my mind the strong yellow pallet of this painting is a great opportunity to work on value. In some sense this is almost a grayscale painting. Close to being monochromatic it's actually easier than it looks. Check out this step-by-step to help you know where you are in the painting. This will aid you in the video lesson to get a sense of the steps of construction.

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