Saturday, July 16, 2016

EASY Beginner Painting on Canvas Step by Step


Little Red Riding Hood Fully guided Real time art lesson for beginning artist. This free Painting Party is on YOUTUBE for you enjoyment at home. 
Simple Materials and this can be done on Canvas or acrylic paper

Below are a list of materials. The links go through our Amazon Affiliate program, and you support The Art Sherpa when using them. These are link to make thing easy and convenient.
*** Acrylic Paint Colors ***
Black -White- and Red with an option for Yellow

Any Crimson Red I will be using
Naphthol Crimson:
Mars Black : 
Soft Body Black:
Titanium White:
Cadmium Yellow
*** Recommended Canvas Size ***
16x20 (41cm x 51¾cm) canvas, pre-gessoed:

Best European Easel *OS3

*** Assorted Brushes for Acrylic Painting ***
Medium flick resistance, synthetic or natural fiber. Short Bristles and Short handle. Acrylic handle over wood and Synthetic fiber over natural . Use The Code " theartsherpa" for 5% off
Simply Simmons long handle (there short on this line)
Bright #10 #6 #4
Detail round  medium- #4   and fine #2

I generally paint with Simply Simmons  , Creative Mark, Ebony Splendor and Pro Stroke brushes. I also use some Windsor Newton and Ruby Satin Silver
My favorite Brush is Goldilocks or Simply Simmons bright #10 Extra Firm Filament

*** Other Supplies ***
Paper towels
Water cup
Chalk, a few colors
Table easel
Delicious snack or beverage
A smile!

It can help to look at a full reference painting
RED RIDING HOOD walks into the woods under a full moon beginner acrylic painting on Canvas
It can also help to have a trace-able
DRAWING is not the gateway to painting. You do not need to draw to be creative. Its just an Art Skill so feel free to trace on the Canvas

RED Riding Hood Tracing page