Daily Painting Challenge: 28 Acrylic Studies
Intermediate | 7 hours 48 min
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Whether you’re a casual artist or a seasoned painter, everyone can benefit from a daily painting practice. Artist extraordinaire Courtney Cerruti takes you on a 28-day journey of painting the world around you – from fruits, vegetables, and objects, to complex portraits – all using acrylic craft paints and basic brushes. Learn fundamental skills for working with this versatile medium, including how to add shadows, depth and dimension. No matter your skill level, Courtney’s gentle instruction and daily guidance will invigorate your practice.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint in cobalt blue, ultramarine blue, lemon yellow, moon yellow, calico red, imperial red or napthol crimson, raw umber, titanium white (Suggested additional colors: navy blue, peppercorn, cayman blue, yellow ochre, berry wine, burnt sienna, podge pink, pink melon, fresh fern, citrus green)
  • 1 pack of synthetic brushes (Courtney uses Princeton Synthetic Golden Taklon Brush Set)
  • Da Vinci acrylic brushes - size 4 flat, size 4 bright, and size 2 filbert
  • 12” x 9” pad of Strathmore Vision mixed-media paper (cut down to 6" x 9" pieces)
  • Water
  • Rag
  • Objects/photos for reference
  • Tape
  • Enameled tray
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Learn how to:
  • Work with acrylic paints
  • Layer and match colors
  • Paint from life
  • Use shadows to build dimension
  • Paint portaits

What you'll get:
  • A 28-day painting class taught by acclaimed artist, Courtney Cerruti
  • 28 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
54 users recommended this class to a friend
Susan Tipton
I wish there were more classes like this one (Missy's class is similar)! I appreciate learning techniques and how to see and mix warm and cool colors. I put 3 stars instead of 5 because it was annoying when the camera cut and showed the reference when I still needed to watch Courtney's painting (and my paint was drying while I waited for it to cut back and show her painting). Also, I prefer the close-up shots of the painting to the far-away shots. It's easier to see the strokes.
More than 3 months ago
Christine Anderson
Listening to Courtney explain how she's using color to add light and shadow to the subjects as she's painting has helped me make my paintings more dimensional. Looking forward to other classes.
More than 3 months ago
Yana Gektin
I really loved this class and learned a lot! It's amazing how you can make almost any color from a few basic ones. One of my favorites from Creativebug.
More than 3 months ago