Lesson 4 – The Basics Of Composition For Artists

Welcome to lesson 4! In this lesson, we will learn about composition, which in my opinion, is the most important aspect of painting. Composition Composition is a very broad but important term in art. Art is not just about being able to accurately render a scene. It is the visual form of music and you … Read more

Lesson 5 – Deciding What To Paint

Welcome to the fifth and final lesson of the Free Painting Course. I hope you have enjoyed it so far! In this lesson, we will go over what to paint and setting up your perfect art studio. Deciding What To Paint Finding painting inspiration and determining what to paint is often overlooked but is one … Read more

Lesson 3 – Color Theory

Color theory is a body of principles that provide guidance on the relationship between colors and the physiological impacts of certain color combinations.  Color theory is one of the most fundamental areas of painting. The importance of understanding color theory far exceeds simply knowing how to mix colors together (for example, knowing that yellow and blue … Read more

Lesson 2 – What Painting Medium Should You Use?

Welcome to lesson 2 of the Painting For Beginners online course. In this lesson we will learn about the different painting mediums. Acrylics, Oils Or Watercolors? One of the first questions you are faced with when you start painting is what medium you should focus on. The three main choices are acrylics, oils and watercolors. … Read more

Lesson 1 – Why Do You Want To Take Up Painting?

Welcome! Thanks for joining me on this Painting For Beginners online course. This will be a simple but important lesson to get things started. Why Do You Want To Take Up Painting? Before we dive into the technical side of painting, I want you to consider the reasons why you want to take up painting … Read more