Butterfly Elephant Easy Painting in acrylic Step by step Live stream
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Magical fantasy Elephant with Butterfly ears a Beginners learn to paint full acrylic art lesson. Fun and fully guided with The Art Sherpa. YOU can paint this.

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*** Acrylic Paint Colors ***

Some tips for keeping colors bright. Change your water often. One of the first things that messes with new painters colors is dirty water. Another good tip applies to the use of student paint. Sometimes called student grade paint or economy paint. These pigments  can be very transparent and have trouble covering the canvas. If you're using a less expensive pot you may want to consider painting the ears white before adding the brighter colors. In my demo I may not have to do this because I'm using a professional grade paint and the pigment load in those paint is incredibly rich and covers easily. 

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Cadmium Red Light Shade  

Cadmium Yellow, Medium Shade  

Dioxazine Purple

Phthalo Blue (Green Shade)  

Phthalo Green (Blue Shade)  

Quinacridone Magenta  

Mars Black

Titanium White  

Soft Body Black  

Soft Body White  

11X14 Primed Smooth Artist Panel :  27.94 X 35.56 cm

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***** More Materials These are used often in my lessons but may not be use here *********

New Wave Paper peel Paint Pallet  

T Square Ruler  

Saral Paper  

Arteza watercolor pencils  



Artist Tape  

Tracing Paper 9x12   

Art storage I LOVE Art bin   

MY EASEL Best European Easel *OS3  

Jack Richeson La Vara Easel, Table Top 

Books : Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide  

How to Mix Skin Color   

Victoria Finlay History of Color

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!

Want to see something? Just comment! Tell me what you'd like to paint, or what you want to know about art. This is YOUR art journey. Open your heart and access your art.

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