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Whimsical Birds in Acrylic Paint

Create Bright and Colorful Birds
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 43m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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My name is Jennifer Laurel Keller and today I’m doing a whimsical lesson where I show you how to paint these sweet little birds using acrylic paint on watercolor paper or canvas. I love painting both realistically and with more playful styles, so today I thought we would brighten the mood with color and mark-making to create these light-hearted birds.
This is a fun, colorful project where you can relax and learn without the pressure to make things perfect. These are make-believe birds, so there’s no need to worry about making them life-like or having the exact same colors as me. You’re going to use your imagination as well as learn some acrylic painting techniques that you can use in your other art projects.
In this class, I go over everything step-by-step. We’ll begin with a sketch to plot out the piece, then do an underpainting. I’ll then go over how to create a layered background. We’ll block in some pretty colors, and finally, I’ll show you how to bring the piece to life with light and some darling little details. You’ll find reference images and a materials list down below, so don’t miss those. I’ll also cover what materials I’m using as I use them in the class. I can’t wait to see what you create, so please feel free to share photos of your finished pieces. 🙂

You will learn

✓ Acrylic Painting
✓ Brushwork
✓ Layering
✓ Light
✓ Color Mixing


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This course is for

• Beginner and Intermediate Artists
​Artist & Creativity Coach​
My name is Jennifer Laurel Keller.  My friends and students call me Jenny.  I’m an artist and an instructor, but what I really do is help people release their blocks and express themselves with creative confidence.
I grew up in a creative household, earned my art degree, and got my start working in art galleries. I’ve been a framer, an art auction coordinator, and worked in an art supply store – all while coaching other artists and creating my own paintings.  I also love to hunt for treasures for my vintage decor business, Harmony Rogue Interiors.
When I’m not working on my creative business, I love to visit nature, take road trips around Northern California, practice mindfulness, snuggle with my kitties, and gather with friends for good food and fun. 
Platform: Udemy
Video: 43m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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