Thoughts Left Grow In The Woods – An Acrylic Painting Lesson

Thoughts Left Grow In The Woods – An Acrylic Painting Lesson

US $30.00


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This lesson is an introduction to incorporating a figure into a landscape. The first part of this lesson is doing a sketch of the figure. I provide the reference photo and the drawing exercise to complete the sketch. Even if you aren’t happy with your own sketch I will provide one for you to transfer to the canvas if you choose to do so.

Then we will create a tonal painting incorporating that sketch into a misty forest scene. We will use an extremely limited palette, with mostly Raw Umber and White. A few basic additional colors are used in some of the skin tones (naples yellow, burnt sienna, ultramarine blue)

By limiting the palette and keeping the painting simple we are creating a good introduction to build figures into your paintings.

Canvas Size: 11 X 14
Materials Needed for sketch: paper, pencil, eraser
Colors used: Raw Umber, Titanium White, Zinc White (minimal amounts of burnt sienna, naples yellow, ultramarine blue)
Photo reference included: Yes

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  • Easy-to-learn techniques – develop skills to promote consistency in your style for a more professional look
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Tim Gagnon is the creator of online and DVD-based instructional art lessons for over 17,500 students in over 30 countries.  In 2012, he was voted as one of the Top 50 Emerging Artists by Art Business News. His easy-to-learn instruction and unique, modern style has propelled him to one of the most followed artists in the United States.

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