Introduction | Acrylic Painting | For Absolute Beginners
This course is a beginner course for students wishing to explore acrylic painting as an artform. Students are taught the fundamentals of understanding colors and are trained on the use of acrylic as a painting medium. This course encourages creativity among students by encouraging them to try out different styles and techniques, using acrylic paints in their paintings. By the end of this course students will be able to use the medium of acrylic to give expression to their imagination on canvas or a drawing sheet.
This course predominantly introduces students to acrylic as a painting medium. It starts from the basics to educated students on the advance methodologies of using acrylic. It begins with an introduction to color theory introducing students to the primary, secondary and complementary colors. It goes onto demonstrate to students creating transparency, opacity, intensity or brightness by using colors. Moving on it teaches students about color contrast and attributes, such as interaction, harmony, psychology, mood. It will teach students about composition relating to balance, asymmetry, rhythm, shapes, proportion and lighting. Further on students learn about media characteristics and surfaces, learning about the mediums like acrylic and oil paints as well as surfaces such wood, paper and canvas. Stepping ahead in this course students will learn about different painting techniques, namely, layering, batic style, wash, impasto, knife painting, dabbing and spongin. Moving ahead in this course students will be briefed about painting history introducing to students major painting styles and masters, renaissance, realism, impressionism, post impressionism, expressionism, modernism, abstract expressionism and postmodernism.
Other courses provided by Anuj malhotra related to painting and Pencil Shading: Basics of Framing a Canvas, Evolved Methodologies of Painting, Lateral Thinking & Painting, Different Shading Techniques | Basics Of Pencil Shading | Textures Techniques & Patterns
About Anuj Malhotra: Anuj Malhotra is very unlike the usual artist. What sets him apart, is not his work profile but his passion for creativity. Creativity runs in his veins and he very profoundly shares bits of his creativity with the world through his paintings. A distinguished artist Anuj does not believe in the regular run of the mill techniques of painting and art but challenges the boundaries using new mediums, materials and eclecting thought.
Students pursuing the course get introduced to the use of acrylic paints, considered to be the most versatile of all coloring mediums. Students also get to enhance their understanding of colors, while the able guidance from Anuj Malhotra, encourages students to explore creativity, helping them evolve their thought process towards painting. The course is best suited for students wishing to strengthen their basics and move to the advance level of learning.
Students enrolling for this long term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since, long term courses are detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
The course provides for an understanding of color and its application to achieve varied results such as opacity, brightness, contrast, intensity etc. This course also gives students knowledge about acrylic as a painting medium and the different creative uses it can be utilised for.
Students for this course need:
- Chart paper or canvas sheets/mounted canvas (Preferred)
- Acrylic paints : Pebeo / Camel
- Paint brushes
- Rollers of different widths
- Old used cloth
These sections are for individual students.
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