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Acrylic Painting: How to Paint Realistic Clouds : Ocean Painting

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Overview

In this class we will paint a sunny ocean scene side by side, and I will teach you how to use layers and shapes to achieve realistic fluffy clouds.

Materials:

Acrylic Paints

Paper, canvas, or wood.

Gesso

Brushes (1in flat, medium round, detail brush)

Something to mix paint on (palette)

Water.

Paint Colors I use:

Paynes Grey

Primary Cyan

Ultramarine Blue

Cadmium Red

Cadmium Yellow

Phthalo Green

Titanium White

Syllabus

  • Intro and Supplies!
  • How to Gesso
  • Sky Part 1: Colors
  • Sky Part 2: Gradient
  • Sky Part 3: Blocking in Clouds
  • Sky Part 4: Shadows
  • Sky Part 5: Lights
  • Sky Part 6: Negative Space
  • Sky Part 7: Highlights
  • Sky Part 8: Contrast
  • Sky Part 9: Bright Highlights
  • Sky Part 10: Layers
  • Water Part 1: Color Mixing
  • Water Part 2: Gradient
  • Water Part 3: Sketching
  • Water Part 4: Seafoam
  • Water Part 5: Seafoam Shadows
  • Water Part 6: Seafoam Lights
  • Water Part 7: Creating Contrast
  • Water Part 8: Bright Whites
  • Water Part 9: Creating Movement
  • Water Part 10: Sand Details
  • Thank you!

Taught by

Yvette Lab

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