A mixed media course using acrylics and other mediums to create a beautiful painting.
This course will teach you how to create mixed media circles on a canvas at the same time as introducing basic mixed media skills with papers, paint, glue, gesso, metallic lustre and gold outliners. A full list of all specific materials used will be provided. All of the techniques demonstrated can be used for other projects as well.
The course comprises of 9 video lectures with easy step-by-step instructions. You will watch about half an hour of video content.
The project can be done in about 3-4 hours but it is entirely up to you if you would like to break up the process over however long you like.
We would recommend this course to anyone who would like a quick and simple introduction to mixed media with fantastic results. At the end of this course, you will have a beautiful canvas, ready to hang on your wall or to give away as a gift.
A detailed supply list is provided as a download. The basic items are: a canvas, acrylic paints, brushes, PVA glue or glue stick, cut outs from magazines or wallpaper samples, gesso, metallic lustre, decopatch outliner, scissors, oil pastels and baby wipes (optional).
What am I going to get from this course?
Learn how to create a mixed media painting.
Use a variety of mixed media techniques like mixing paint, using gesso, layering acrylic paint, adding outliner, oil pastels and cut outs.
Gain confidence in playing with colours.
These new techniques can be used in many other projects.
Your end result will be a finished canvas ready to hang or give as a gift.
What is the target audience?
This mixed media course is for beginners but also anyone who enjoys being creative and who would like to learn mixed media techniques.
No prior painting or art knowledge is required.
Especially for those who are longing to be creative but not sure where to start.
This course would be great for anyone looking for fresh ideas for home-crafted gifts.