Acrylics are a remarkable permanent, rich, colorful, versatile, and adaptable medium that gives artists endless possibilities. No wonder they attract artists all over the world! These easy breezy beach painting lessons will teach you how to get started with acrylics and take you on a journey to the ocean with them as we paint some simple beach art.
These DIY beach art lessons are sponsored by Strathmore, and are FREE for you to enjoy. Just click here to go to the workshop.
What you will paint and learn
Lesson 1: Welcome to Acrylics and the Ocean
Dive right into the basic supplies you need to get started with acrylics. Then discover my solutions to acrylic obstacles, such as keeping the paints from drying too fast. Then we'll explore simple techniques while we create a beautiful underwater ocean scene together.
Lesson 2: Fun Ocean Wave Painting
We’re going to catch the wave of fun brushstrokes, as we learn about paint brushes and brush stroke techniques. By the end we’ll have created an awesome ocean wave together.
Lesson 3: Calm Beach Painting
We’re going to learn how to mix and match colors simply so we can relax when we create colors and blend them on our canvas. By the end we will have created a beautiful beach scene together and some serious zen.
Lesson 4: Tropical Seascape & Exploring the World of Acrylics
Creating art is about discovering possibilities, expressing who we are, and getting into the flow so we can enjoy the relaxing benefits. While we paint a tropical seascape I’ll teach you where to discover more about acrylics, painting, and your inner art style.