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Water Views: Acrylic Landscapes

with Bennett Vadnais
Water Views: Acrylic Landscapes
Paint lovely lakeside scenes! Join artist Bennett Vadnais and capture the movement and energy of water with acrylic paint.
Explore the versatility of acrylic paint as you bring water scenes to life. Mix and apply colors to create harmonious depth in your composition, and learn how to accurately recreate the serene shades of sky and water. Use value to give flat-looking foliage volume and dimension, and discover expert shortcuts for creating natural textures like grass and bark. Paint realistic wave patterns and surface reflections to create compelling, dynamic water scenes.
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Lesson plan

2:09

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet your instructor, Bennett Vadnais, and learn about his approach to landscape painting.

14:55

Lesson 2. Composing & Transferring Images

19:04

Lesson 3. Creating an Underpainting

11:35

Lesson 4. Working With Color

26:17

Lesson 5. Adding Planes & Color

37:15

Lesson 6. Refining the Foreground

26:42

Lesson 7. Refining the Water & Hills

11:35

Lesson 8. Finishing Touches

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