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Realistic painting with acrylics:"Two Chairs"

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About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 24:44
  • Media: Video/mp4
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unrestricted
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 162 MB
  • Posted: 10/17/2009

Look over the shoulder of artist Elizabeth Tyler while she creates one of her hyper-realistic paintings.
The video includes:
Drawing the sketch.
Different ways of using masking tape.
The challenging task of creating soft transitions with acrylics.
Using cotton buds instead of brushes.
Glazing with transparent layers.
Splattering colours with a toothbrush.
Using a ruler pen for details.
Matching colours for retouching and correcting.
Finishing touches of finest detail.
And lots more.

About this Author

Elizabeth Tyler
Elizabeth Tyler
5 lessons
Joined:
09/22/2009

Elizabeth Tyler was born in Leamington Spa, England in 1946. She has been a professional artist for four decades and exhibits her artworks regularly at galleries and art museums in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
She is the author and illustrator of “Akvarelbogen” (The watercolour book) published by Gydendals publishing house in Copenhagen, 2005. Her ebook "Watercolour in detail" was published in the spring of 2012 and is now sold in 22 countries.
She has received many awards and prizes for her work and is represented in numerous public and private collections in Europe and the USA.
Elizabeth Tyler lives and works in southern Sweden six months a year, the other six months are spent in...

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Recent Reviews

Nopic_tan
Wow! Really great painting tutorial on how to u...
10/19/2009
~ brittanie

Amazing video on how to paint with acrylics from sketch to finish! And the author is really fun to follow along with. Her painting technique is beautiful and her finished piece is so inspiring! The glazing and toothbrush techniques were new to me, so I definitely gained more knowledge by watching this video.

Nopic_tan
Wow! Really great painting tutorial on how to u...
10/19/2009
~ brittanie

Amazing video on how to paint with acrylics from sketch to finish! And the author is really fun to follow along with. Her painting technique is beautiful and her finished piece is so inspiring! The glazing and toothbrush techniques were new to me, so I definitely gained more knowledge by watching this video.

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