We all have out own method for what works best when learning. By no means do I have the right to change that. However, in my experience teaching artists the necessary skills to paint freely I have discovered a few things that seem to get positive better results.
Watch the video the first time all the way through.
Watch it again but this time take notes
Roll up your sleeves and get to work
Don't underestimate any step, or technique no matter how simple it may appear.
Apply the technique(s) for yourself
Don't expect great results in the beginning.
60% of your art time should be dedicated to experimenting with techniques.
Avoid the final paintings when you are learning the art of expressing yourself. There will be plenty of time for that later on.
Below is a list of materials used in the lessons. The charcoal sketches use drawing paper while the acrylic sketches and final paintings use 140 lb. cold press. DrawingPaper 4 - 18" x 24" 90 lb. drawing paper Compressed charcoal, or graphite
Titanium whirte Sap green Cadmium orange Cadmium red Yellow iron oxide Alizarin crimson Teal Green gold Anthraquinone blue Brushes Outline #1 Outliner #6 Medium round Small round Large square, or flat Fan PaintingSurface 3- 22x30" 140lb cold press paper Inspiration Image