Begin with one reference photo and learn how to use acrylic light painting techniques to change the time of day or the season in a scene.
In this instructive video, you will walk through three different landscape art studies to learn these techniques. This is a useful exercise in acrylic painting because you learn how to master the composition at hand. Plus, the video has exclusive bonus footage, featuring three extra instructional videos! With Craig Nelson’s step-by-step techniques, you will move from a preliminary sketch to a refined painting. Explore the transformative world of acrylic painting!
This Video Features:
- Laying out an Acrylic Palette
- Preliminary Sketching and Painting
- Blocking in the Big Shapes
- Color Mixing and Placing Value
- Setting in Final Details
- Repeating the Process for 2 Other Scenes
Naples yellow light
Cadmium red light
Sap, Veridian, or Hooker’s green
Bristle flat 10 and 4 or 6
Bristle filbert no. 8
Synthetic bristles nos. 4 & 6
Sable brushes ranging from small flat, to medium round
Day scene: Hardboard with neutral tone surface
Wax Paper Palette (gray)
About Craig Nelson
Craig Nelson has been creating landscapes and scenic environments since the 1970s. His expertise has been sought after by motion picture studios and recording studios to create posters and album covers. He has over 200 awards of excellence and won the Grand Teton Natural History Award. His collections are all over the United States, Europe, and Asia. A teacher for the Art Center College of Design, in San Francisco, he conducts workshops over the year and has two published books, 3 videos with NorthLight and 7 DVD workshops with Creative Catalyst Productions.