Category Archives: Acrylic Painting Classes and Workshops

Exhibiting Your Art Work (Online art lesson #51)

Photos in this post are from New York City in Spring on exhibit at Breadworks in Boulder through March 10.  It is always shocking how much work (both physical and emotional) it is to have a show, and yet I … Continue reading

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Golden Open Acrylics: Trial by Iris (Online art lesson #23)

Painting plein air with acrylics often feels like a battle against their fast drying nature.  In an arid environment they can dry on the brush between palette and  canvas; not the relaxing “one with nature” experience I seek! After weeks … Continue reading

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Dream Time for Artists (Online art lesson #21)

The little boat sits on the window sill loaded for departure with a thick twig pencil.   It floats on gauzy waves while out the window sunlight slips through the leaves and illuminates the distant shore.  It’s June in the garden, … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Painting (On-line art lesson #18)

www.LillianKennedy.com Lillian@Rockfire.com Stalled with your art and haven’t been creating lately?  Life IS complicated, and your art can seem to be the easiest thing to shove out of an overflowing schedule.  After a bit, NOT painting becomes the norm and … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Valentine’s Day Card (On-line art lesson #5)

4. Take off the tape, and think of a clever note to write on the  inside.  Voila! (If you subscribe by signing up in the side box to your right, new free lessons/ experiences will be delivered to your email … Continue reading

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Using Color in Your Sketchbook (On-line art lesson #4)

Beach in Corsica – photo:Lillian Kennedy It’s January – why not “go to the beach”  by doing the assignment. Click on the above Beach in Corsica photo (that will enlarge the image).  Using your choice of media, do a color … Continue reading

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