Acrylic Unleashed: Painting a Snowy Landscape with Julie Gilbert Pollard

Artist: Julie Gilbert Pollard
Producer: North Light
SKU: 22-JGP2d
Runtime: 1 Hour, 23 Minutes

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Acrylic Unleashed: Painting a Snowy Landscape is your guide for creating colorful and beautiful snowy landscapes.


Watch and learn as artist Julie Gilbert Pollard creates a snowy creek scene using vital techniques like beginning with an underpainting, creating color harmony, successful and color mixing tips, shape making, and how to combine lost and found edges. Follow Julie's step-by-step instruction and you will be creating your own spectacular snowy scenes.


In Acrylic Unleashed: Painting a SnowyLandscapeyou'll find:

  • Acrylic lessons on color mixing, brushwork, values and more
  • Quick tips to loosen up your landscape paintings with gesture to capture the rhythm of the subject
  • Methods to enhance reality with exciting color and value


To get the most out of your paintings, make sure you take a look at the other video workshops in this series:
Acrylic Unleashed: Painting a Colorful Landscape with Julie Gilbert Pollard

Watercolor Unleashed: Painting White Flowers with Julie Gilbert Pollard

  1. Introduction & Materials
  2. Review the Subject
  3. Complete a Drawing
  4. Establish the Darks
  5. Block in Big Shapes
  6. Refine Shapes
  7. Final Touches
  8. Wrap Up

11x14 canvas with allowance for stretching onto stretcher bars
Gator Board onto which the canvas is stapled

Fluid Acrylics (GOLDEN Artist Colors)
Transparent Pyrrole Orange
Dioxazine Purple

Heavy Body Acrylics
Titanium White (Winsor Newton)
Dark Titanium White (Master's Touch)
Indian Yellow (Atelier Interactive) or is it Naples Yellow Reddish (Atelier Interactive)
Purple (Master's Touch)
Grey Purple (Master's Touch)
Light Blue Violet (Liquitex Basics)
Cerulean Blue Hue (Atelier Interactive)
Pale Blue (Master's Touch)
Ocean Green (Master's Touch)

Royal B 2 Sumi brush
½" Aquarelle (no particular brand)
¾" Aquarelle (no particular brand)
1" Aquarelle (no particular brand)
#2 flat bristle (no particular brand)
#6 bright bristle (no particular brand)
#10 flat bristle (no particular brand)
#3 fan bristle with bristles cut out to produce a ragged brush (no particular brand)
#3 Artist Pointed Round Watercolor Sable (Winsor & Newton)

Masterson "sta-wet palette"
One large container of water with insert for cleaning brushes
Paper towels
Box of pop-up facial tissue
White towel
Sponge in tray
Hand-held hair dyer
1" trowel-type palette knife
Gloss Fluid Glazing Medium or Airbrush Medium (to thin paint as necessary)
Retarder Medium (to lengthen dry time as necessary)
Watercolors, a scrap piece of watercolor paper, and a water-soluble ink pen (for doing a quick study of your subject)

About the Artist
Julie Gilbert Pollard's oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings appear in numerous juried and gallery exhibits, and can be found in private and corporate collections. An art instructor since 1985, Julie is the author of Brilliant Color and Watercolor Unleashed from North Light Books, and has appeared in The Artist's Magazine. For more information about her paintings and workshops, visit

Preview this video now to establish the darks loosely and simply with two fluid acrylic paints which will allow for a strong underpainting that can vary from warm to cool as needed!

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