This class by Acrylic Arts Academy will teach you how to paint the Northern Lights.
What you will learn
How to paint a gradient
How to render a gradient smoothly
How to paint mountains realistically
How to add gorgeous Northern Lights to the sky
With this beginner-friendly acrylic painting tutorial from Acrylic Arts Academy, you can learn to paint stunning Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) sweeping across a starry night sky.
This class will teach you some basic landscape painting methods in an easy-to-understand manner, making it ideal for beginners.
You’ll learn new skills, including:
- how to make a gradient
- how to render a gradient smoothly
- how to paint mountains realistically
- how to add gorgeous Northern Lights to the sky
This is an acrylic painting tutorial meant to be beginner-friendly. You will need all normal supplies for painting, such as a jar to wash your brush, painting tools, canvas, an easel, etc.
Specifically, you’ll require these items:
- 8”x10” canvas (can be larger such as 11”x14” or 16”x20”)
- 1” flat brush
- 3/4” mop brush
- 1/4” round brush
- 1/8” round brush
- 1/2” flat brush
- Angled palette knife
You will also need these colors:
- Medium Purple
- Dark blue (navy)
- Neon or fluorescent green
- Light Teal
- Deep Teal (Aqua)
Samantha Couste, the artist behind Acrylic Arts Academy, will be teaching this course. Her years of expertise teaching acrylic painting in the classroom and online will make it simple for you to create stunning artwork at home.
At Acrylic Arts Academy, we believe that art is meant for everyone. Thank you for joining us, we sincerely hope you’ll enjoy this creative endeavor.
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