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Painting Flowers in Acrylic

with Micah Ganske
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Paint a stunning floral still life with ease in this FREE class! Learn how to bring color, composition and technique together to create an acrylic work of art.

Capture nature’s brilliance on canvas with guidance from expert Micah Ganske! Working from a beautifully photographed bouquet, you’ll create a monochromatic sketch using loose brushstrokes and light washes. Then, bring each flower to life by blocking in petal shapes, refining the light and dark areas of the composition, and mixing and layering colors. Plus, add luminous warmth with highlights and glazes for a heightened sense of realism. Discover essential techniques applicable to every painting, and create a fantastic floral masterpiece in the process!

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Lesson 1. Welcome to Your Free Mini-Class!

  • Overview on how to use your FREE mini-class.


Lesson 2. Meet Micah Ganske & Get Started


Lesson 3. Underpainting


Lesson 4. Blocking In Color


Lesson 5. Layering Colors


Lesson 6. Adding Highlights

"I've been taking acrylic painting for a year now from a local artist and I learned more tips from Micah than I did in a year at the studio. I've never had all of this explained so well before. Thanks, Micah!"
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