Abstract Cow Painting

Simple Yet Highly Effective Techniques

It's All In The Approach

This course walks you through a method for developing the right approach for painting abstract cows.
Module One - Practical and easy to understand advice that teaches you the importance of angles, positive and negative shapes, and more.
Module Two: Dive deeper into shapes, details, and taking a closer look at what an abstract cow really means.
Module Three: Get connected with charcoal by putting many of the ideas you've discovered into action.
Module Four: Three step-by-step demonstrations.

Who is this class for?

If you enjoy painting animals and want to do it expressively, this is for you! A fantastic course loaded with ideas on how to approach abstract cow painting. Suited for all levels from beginner to advanced.

Suggested Materials

2 - 18" x 24" 90 lb. drawing paper
3 - 22” x 30” watercolor paper 140 lb. cold press
Heavy body acrylics
Ultramarine blue , Alizarin crimson, Cadmium orange, Green gold, Yellow oxide, Raw umber, Titanium white
Large round, Medium Fan, Small round, Large Outliner, Small outliner
Compressed charcoal , Reservoir(s) water

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Loved this class. Great style and I can't wait to try it myself. Also excellent advice on working with your subject to get to know it better and to play with the shapes and aspects that interest you most. LOVE LOVE LOVED this.
Karina J.
Love everything about this class! So refreshing after spending time doing photo realistic animal portraits. I needed this to bring back the fun in art. Can’t wait to play in my paints again. Thank you for the inspiration. I’m a fan !
L. Green

What's included?

Video Icon 9 videos Text Icon 10 text files


Getting Started
Getting Started Advice, Materials & Asset Image
Composition & Design Overview
The Four Most Important Lines
Angles VS Curves
Understanding Value Masses
Positive And Negative Shapes
Abstract Journey Begins Here
What Makes An Abstract Cow?
Seeing Shapes
Shapes And Value
Determining What To Include
Sketching Exercises With Charcoal & Acrylics
Project: Charcoal Sketches
5 mins
Step Two: Acrylic Sketching
6 mins
Materials - Demonstration #1
3 mins
Toning The Surface
4 mins
Add Design & First Layer
6 mins
Add Second Layer
8 mins
Add Third Layer
5 mins
Finishing Touches With Crayon
10 mins
16 mins


Who is this class for?

Great for beginner and advanced artists that want to explore painting abstract cows. If you take this course it's because you know that there are no shortcuts and what free tutorials are available just don't do it for you.

I'm a total beginner, is this course for me?

Yep, this course assumes you have no prior knowledge of acrylics & mixed media. No previous experience required.

What if I hate it?

Whoa now, hate is a pretty strong word! But if you are unhappy with the course just contact me within 30 days of your purchase and I will refund your money. Simple as that :)

How long do I have access?

You buy it and own it forever. Watch as many times as you like, and return as often as you wish.