Oceanscape – Serene Sky With Clouds (Part 1)
We will delve into techniques from brush strokes applied to the canvas in creating calm and serene blue skies to a simplified method with results that brings pause to viewers that can be applied to more than just skies, but many other areas of a painting with the use of acrylic paints. In learning this painting skill, you’ll be intrigued into exploring how much further your creative mind can take this skill even further when applying this into your very own personal paintings. In addition to painting the calm and serene sky, you will learn an additional skill in painting clouds, importance of placement and their relevancy to the time of day and how they bring a sense of feeling within a sky. I hope to see you there as we begin the journey of understanding what makes the story within
For view of the class introduction, please check out the video below!
A quiet area with no distractions to paint.
◘ Painting palette
◘ Acrylic Paints
Colors: Warm blue &
◘ 16 inch x 20 inch
◘ 2 Cups or bucket
with water added
(1) Flat 2 inch
(1) Flat 1/2 inch
(1) #4 Round
◘ Paper towels
◘ Artist smock
◘ Table with chair or stool or Easel (Floor or tabletop model easel)
◘ 3 sheets of Blank
Can I use any other color besides blue?
Yes. I encourage creativity always! The same methods can be applied using any color.
How long does it take for the acrylic paints to dry?
Generally, acrylic paints dry very fast. However, in some instances it can depend on the weight of the paint used and the amount applied to the canvas.
Is there a preference in using a standing easel or tabletop?
No preference. You can decide which you feel most comfortable in using for painting.