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How to Add Energy to Your Paintings with Painting Knives

Are your paintings lacking interest, energy and zip? Bored with the same old brushwork? Then have a go with painting knives! It is easier than you think and ...
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Platform: Skillshare
Video: 1h 8m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Description

Are your paintings lacking interest, energy and zip? Bored with the same old brushwork? 

Then have a go with painting knives! It is easier than you think and a lot of fun too.

This course is suitable for oils and acrylics.

In this course you will learn:

  1. The basic painting knife techniques to try out;
  2. Which painting knives to use;
  3. How to apply these techniques in a painting with a full demonstration;
  4. Plus tips that will help your paintings stand out.

Then try out the painting knife techniques on your paintings too.

I also discuss paintings that I have done with this approach so that you try out more ideas.

Ready to learn more about knife painting?

See you in the class.

You will learn

Now it is time to try out your painting knife painting.

Download the Lavender Fields reference photo and try the painting.

There is also a PDF of the techniques to remind you.

You can do the entire painting with a knife. Or start it with brushes then use a knife in parts you want to highlight. 

Share your result with the class.

Happy Painting

Requirements

There is no prerequisite, anyone can begin this course.. This course is also great for beginners without any Visual Effects knowledge.

This course is for

This course is suitable for beginners.

How much does the How to Add Energy to Your Paintings with Painting Knives course cost? Is it worth it?

You can enrol in this course with a Skillshare subscription that costs $8/month, but you start with a FREE 7-day trial. You can also enrol in thousands of courses on a variety of topics with your subscription, including several Visual Effects courses.

Does the How to Add Energy to Your Paintings with Painting Knives course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

There is no money-back guarantee with Skillshare, but you can start with a free one-week trial to learn without risk. With the subscription, you can download classes to your tablet or phone using the Skillshare app.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

At the moment we couldn't find any available scholarship forHow to Add Energy to Your Paintings with Painting Knives, but you can access more than 30 thousand classes for $8/month on Skillshare, including this one!

Who is the instructor? Is Malcolm Dewey a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Malcolm Dewey has created 26 courses that got 2,085 reviews which are generally positive. Malcolm Dewey has taught 27,102 students and received a 4.5 average review out of 2,085 reviews. Depending on the information available, Malcolm Dewey is a TRUSTED instructor.
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CourseMarks Score®

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Freshness

9.2

Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Skillshare
Video: 1h 8m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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