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5 Amazing "Tips" from Dollar Store finds for Acrylic Painting for begin...

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5 Great tips for Acrylic Painting with Dollar store Art Supplies...

This is one TIP every BEGINNER needs to know about warm and cool colors.

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This tip will improve your paintings beautifully, this is something you may not know, give it a try and see the difference. This video lesson is all about warm colours and cool colours, how they affect your paintings, and how they can improve your paintings, and how to can mix warm colours to your cool colours for more intensity and warm which will help sell your artwork.. Let me know if this worked for you..

4 Super Easy Canvas Painting Ideas for Beginners

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You will love these easy paintings, great for beginners, with easy step by step instructions, a limited palette, and a couple of brushes, you will have gorgeous paintings to be proud of and hang on you walls, or give as gifts or even sell.... Links to the full tutorial lessons in the Description. Happy painting!!  @Allison Prior 

Learn to Paint "Over the Bridge at Autumn" with Acrylic paint for beginners

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Learn to paint this beautiful "Over the Bridge at Autumn" with gorgeous autumn colors, reflections, and easy techniques to paint like a pro...

How to paint "Pink Spring Tree's " Acrylic Country Landscape painting tu...

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How to paint "Pink Spring Tree's " Acrylic Landscape painting tutorial step by step Learn how to start your painting, how to mix your paints, starting with a the sky then add the backround pink tree's, learn how to add contrast to your paintings to make them pop, and how to layer your colors for realism. We will paint a path full of shadows from the tree's, and shadows in the grass using a glaze..

Tips and Techniques on Painting Seascapes Acrylic Painting step by step

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Live Stream on Seascape Techniques, if you are struggling with seascapes, this video will help you become better at painting the ocean, waves, sea foam, beach, sky and clouds, tips and tricks, brushes, and best colors for the sea...This is a fun and exciting tutorial with  @Allison Prior 

Live Stream Painting a Waterfall Landscape. you'll be amazed with fast a...

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Looking for FREE Painting and Drawing Lessons?

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 Hi Art Enthusiasts, If you love to paint or draw, and you are still learning or just started, you need lessons and tutorials that will help and inspire you, a tutorial that explains everything from start to finish, from what brushes to use, what colors and brands of paint to use, how much paint to put on your brush, if you should use water to thin your paints, should you prime your canvas with Gesso, what is Gesso?, You need to know how to mix you paints so you don’t make mud, how to layout a composition, how to create a focal point, how to blend Acrylics before they dry, do Acrylics dry fast and what you can do about it. How to draw or paint portraits, grass, tree’s, etc how to create shadows, where to put your shadows, how to add highlights to your paintings and drawings for an amazing effect to create realism. So many questions that are answered in my Video Tutorials to help make painting and drawing fun and exciting, easy techniques to help you learn fast. Here is a link to my cha

What is GESSO? 6 Surprising ways to use GESSO for Acrylics Beginners Ste...

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How to Paint "Vase of Roses" using the "Grid Method" and Magic Mist with...

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How to Paint "Vase of Roses" using the "Grid Method" and "Magic Mist" with Acrylics Lesson 1

New ebook "Acrylic Painting Techniques and Tips for Beginners" Get your FREE copy now.

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  Here is Allison Prior's new Art Instruction Ebook, "Acrylic Painting Techniques and Tips for Beginners" it's FREE for you to use and share with your friends and family, you will find tutorials and instructions for beginning artists.Learn how to paint simple clouds, landscapes, water, tree's, color mixing, blending acrylic's using Allison's Magic recipe, learn composition, shadows, highlights, everything you need to know will be in the tutorials listed in the book, all you have to do is click on the picture and you will go directly to the tutorials..Click on the link below for your free copy... Free ebook "Acrylic Painting Techniques and Tips for Beginners by Allison Prior .I designed this ebook with Designrr, it designs your book for you using your content from your blog, Facebook, etc..so easy. I love this flip book, you also can also get the pdf..If you want to write an E book you will love this.. Go to my link to get Designrr for a one time pric

How to make "Magic Black" it's magic for Acrylic Painting, up to 1 hour ...

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You will love Magic Black, it's a Black paint with slow drying mediums mixed together to give you that sleek, silky surface to your canvas for painting wet on wet, just like oil painting,  when you add colors you will be able to blend them for up to 1 hour, great for doing galaxies, dark night time skies,  and anything that requires a dark backround. Use equal amounts of black paint with slow dry blending gel, slow dry blending medium, or any retarder, use any gel or medium that will extend the drying time of your acrylic paint.. See Video for full details, and demonstrations..

How to apply Mod Podge to your Acrylic Paintings!!

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  How to apply Mod Podge to your Acrylic Paintings... 1. Make sure you painting is completely dry, do a test first on an old painting, or do a mock painting let it dry and apply it, the important thing is to make sure your painting is dry, let it sit for a day at least, if it's acrylics. That also goes for Oil Paintings, but wait several weeks for oils to dry.. 2. If you are painting in  oils you are better not to use mod podge, a Gloss Varnish would be better.. 3. Apply the mod podge but make sure there are no streaks, or to much mod podge in one area, you have to brush over it several time s to make sure it don't get cloudy...if you want 2 coats, make sure the first coat is dry.. Here is the reason Why you may want to put Mod Podge on your Acrylic paintings: Mod Podge Gloss will dry to a Glossy shinny finish, and make your colors more vibrant,  your Acrylics will now look like an oil painting. It will give extra protection so your painting will last longer. You can also use a

5 ways to apply GESSO to your Acrylic Painting Canvas

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If you are wondering how to apply your Gesso to your Canvas, or if you want to reuse an old painted canvas, this video will show you how, and the different tools you can use to apply your Gesso.. Applying Gesso can be messy, but with the correct tools you can cover your canvas quickly and smoothly. In this video I will be covering up an old painting on canvas, you will will learn how Gesso works, how to apply it and how many coats you need... This is very informative if you are just learning about Gesso. Also Gesso is great for Cardboard, wood, glass, metal, and anything you want to paint on, it's like a primer to give that protection to your surface or a barrier so your paint won't sink into the surface, or to add a painting surface to paint on such as glass, you can also use Gesso in place of White paint.

Add reflections with this "Bob Ross" Trick, Acrylic Painting "Weathered ...

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Easiest way to paint reflections in water, A Trick Bob Ross used in his Paintings.. Bob Ross was a famous Artist on PBS, creating beautiful paintings in 25 minutes.. I was influenced by his teaching of oil paintings but I converted to Acrylics. These techniques are easy once you practice a few times, it takes practice make your paintings easier to paint and learn.... Have a look at this video to learn easy techniques, tips and tricks to help you learn fast and have fun..

Use this Tip to paint Realistic Evergreen trees!!.Acrylic Painting "Wea...

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If you love to paint skies and tree's you will love this video tutorials, Allison will show you how to the correct brush for getting great shapes to your fir tree's, or evergreen tree's, and how to add color, Allison will show you how to make small colorful bushes, and a beautifully blended sky, and easy clouds.. Check it out now, this is a 3 part series, when you finish all 3 you will have a full finished painting...

9 Important Steps to make MONEY with your Art FAST!

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How to draw a realistic Male Eye for beginners, step by step with pencil...

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Reference Photo's for Allison's Painting Tutorials on Youtube...

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Tropical Parrot Lesson Peaceful Sunset 3 Dory Boats Happy Easter painting Pink Tree's at Spring https://youtu.be/MzF9oJgFXkg Childhood Memories Lesson Coffee Time Tutorial  https://youtu.be/Y1cZWwv12VM Chickadee in a Field of Flowers   Old Barn reference photo                                              Old Barn and Waterfalls Reference Photo                                                 Old Barn and Waterfalls Reference Photo                                                Old Barn and Waterfalls Reference Photo

4 Super Easy Acrylic Painting Ideas for Beginners

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Learn to Paint EASY "Autumn Forest Landscape" with Acrylic Paint step by...

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The "Secret" to mixing perfect colors for Acrylic and Oil Painting with ...

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You will make beautiful colors from just your 3 Primary colors of RED, YELLOW, and BLUE, plus White.. All you need to do is know how much to add to each color which is simple: 1. Add equal amounts of each color for example Blue plus Yellow to get Green 2. Add 1/2 the equal amount Less blue 3. Add 1/2 of the 1/2 the equal amount less blue again Now your green will get lighter and lighter as you use less of the blue. So less and less of the main color to lighten your color... As explained in the video..

"The Paint Trap" written by Dale Kalinowski.

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The Paint Trap written by Ale Kalinowskie, A comment on my "Comparing Cheap verses Expensive paints" youtube video..beautifully written I have experimented with many paints , being an acrylic landscape artist myself. I fell into what I call  " The Paint Trap" a few years ago , when I only bought expensive top brand paints. But one day I began questioning the value of the paints I was using and began experimenting and discovered a few shocking truths . 1) The amount of pigmentation between artists level and basic paints may vary randomly..it was never varied to the point of unreliability. Placing blotches of color on the board does not really lend itself to an accurate analysis . It is all in the blending and final outcome. I created some small art using everything from expensive professional colors from Golden , Atelier, Windsor Newton ,Graham , Liquitex, Da Vinci, and Gamblin. I then created a few paintings using cheap , and some surprisingly chea

How to Make "MAGIC MIST" for Acrylic Painting WET on WET technique..

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#allisonpriorart How to make "Magic Mist", this IS magic for you Acrylic Painting, you will learn how to make your own magic mist, how to use it plus demonstrations on how to blend with Magic Mist, and what brushes are best to use.. Amazing for the Wet on Wet Techniques. You won't believe how beautiful your painting will turn out, how easy it is to blend the colors, how you can extend your drying time by 10 minutes or more for working with your acrylics, and how slick your paint will slide over your canvas, it will also save you paint because you don't need to use as much..

Majestic Mountains Acrylic Painting step by step

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Learn how to paint loose and enjoy the easy techniques to paint this beautiful Majestic Mountain with Trees and a River..

Girl in a Yellow Dress/Acrylic Painting/Time Lapse

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Paint this beautiful painting Jan 8th, 2021 in real time with step by step instructions on my youtube channel, http://www.youtube.com/allisonprior