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Sunset Seascape Acrylic on canvas Step by step daily Live streaming painting from word prompt Warm Beginnings

Acrylic April is a 30 day daily painting challenge open to all artists. Find out more www.acrylicapril.com Share your paintings #acrylicapril #acrylicapril2019


Step 1. Print out your resources.

Word Prompt: Warm Beginnings 

All of the references, traceables, grids and worksheets are under the traceable tab here. Click to download  and print out as needed

Step 2. Do a Value study in any medium-see video 

WEB exclusive Step by step of the underpainting, Grid and how to sketch it in with the grid. 

Step 3. Paint background in - see video 

Step. 4. Join us for the painting step by step LIVE streaming at 11 am or on replay - see video at top of page

Step 5. Give yourself a Hug and Share with us what you made

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#AcrylicArpilitsnojoke facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/AcrylicApril/ Garb: https://teespring.com/stores/the-art-sherpa *** Assorted Brushes for Acrylic Painting ***

Brushes are

The Art Sherpa® 4010 Series Cats Tongue Long Handle

#8 cats tongue

4000 Series Round Long Handle

#4 round

2100 Cambridge™

#6 Cambridge Bright or an #8 either is fine but you wont need both

We love to see pictures of you with your brushes. You can share your new treasures with us online on any social website #ArtSherpaBrushes #silverbrushlimited

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You can exchange your colors for any of the ones listed here-  

Vermillion : Naphthol Red Medium - Cad Red Medium pure or hue - Pyrolle Red, Primary red  

Naples Yellow - Titanate Yellow, Nickle Titanate Yellow , Hansa yellow light , Cad yellow light, Lemon yellow,

Deep Magenta- Quinacridone magenta, Quinacridone Rose , Crimson 

Primary /blue - Phtahlo Blue , Windsor Blue , Cyan Blue 

Ultramarine- Anthraquinone Blue

Phthalo Green- Cobalt Green , Viridian Green Hue

Burnt Sienna -Burnt Umber 

Mars black - Carbon Black 

Titanium white - primary white 

Word Prompt: Warm Beginning

All of the references, traceables, grids and worksheets are under the traceable tab here. Click to download  and print out as needed

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Black and White Value Refernce 

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2" Grid for an 8x8 surface

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You Prep Art-Work 

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04/06/19 07:15:53PM @cinnamon-cooney:
You guys are doing so great
Nancy Ertan
04/05/19 12:18:53PM @nancy-ertan:
Thank you for Acrylic April 😘🇳🇱
April Simpson
04/01/19 06:30:57PM @april-simpson:
#Acrylic April day 1.
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