Michael Lynne
Craftsy Instructor

Oswego, New York

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Michael Lynne grew up drawing and painting, and his passion for art became his career. He received his BFA and Master of Science in teaching from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and spent more than 30 years teaching at his local high school. As an adjunct instructor at SUNY Oswego, Michael continues to share his passion for the arts with students, and is thrilled that Craftsy helps him reach aspiring artists all over the world.

Michael's Craftsy Classes

Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond

Discover the essential techniques you need to paint confidently with acrylics! Experienced instructor Michael Lynne walks you through setting up your palette and introduces you to the colorful world of tints, tones and shades. Learn to recognize and recreate value shifts to depict light and form, and develop your painting skills with fun cube studies. Use a simple block-in method to sketch your first still life, and create a sense of space and dimension with cast shadows and highlights. Find out how to incorporate perspective and color theory into a landscape painting, and add depth and luminous warmth with acrylic washes and glazes. Discover essential acrylic tips and techniques and become a better artist today!

$29.99

Michael's Projects

Mug & Lemon Still Life
Landscape & Aerial Perspective Study
Cube and Gradation Study
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