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Inspiration Studio Downloads &  Video Tutorials! 

Welcome to my brand new page dedicated to you my online fans! I was inspired to jump into creating teaching videos when my Community art classes were cancelled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. My technology is improving! BELOW are two videos - one to remind you that you can do this one that explains how! As well as some PDF's for download and review offline:) 

Acrylic Hawaii  is HERE!

Learn to Paint a Hawaiian Sunset!
Learn to Paint a Hawaiian Sunset!

Using acrylic paint you CAN paint this picture! You will need: a flat brush (1"or 1/2") a round brush a tiny round brush a can of water (( use dog food cans) 2 rags (one for spills, one for brushes:) a palette (this can be as simple as a chunk of cardboard)

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Steps to Creating Hawaiian sunset (2)
Steps to Creating Hawaiian sunset (2)

Get your palette of acrylics ready! Cadmium yellow Napthol red or cadmium light Cadmium red Phthalo Green Phthalo Blue Titanium White REMEMBER: you will use a LOT of white and yellow- so have it ready

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last steps to hawaiian sunset (12
last steps to hawaiian sunset (12

Feathery Fronds! Using a round brush and several shades and tints of green -- follow the idea that they are built like feathers. Tree shadow- a darker version of your chocolate brown is achieved with phthalo blue. Dull it down with white and add in your shadow Mountains: Darken your greens using phthalo blue and add in some shadows to the LEFT of and below your mountains. Dulled greens - watered down will create your mountain range shadow in the ocean. Done! Le Fin! Bravo!

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Learn to Paint a Hawaiian Sunset!
Learn to Paint a Hawaiian Sunset!

Using acrylic paint you CAN paint this picture! You will need: a flat brush (1"or 1/2") a round brush a tiny round brush a can of water (( use dog food cans) 2 rags (one for spills, one for brushes:) a palette (this can be as simple as a chunk of cardboard)

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