Best Abstract Painting Courses

Find the best online Abstract Painting Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings. We also have a separate page listing only the Free Abstract Painting Courses.

The Secret to Your Painting’s Success

How Making a Great Start to Your Painting Ensures Successful Completion

Created by Malcolm Dewey - Professional Artist

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Students: 15487, Price: Free

Students: 15487, Price:  Free

Do you find that your paintings seldom finish off looking good? Or do you abandon your painting halfway because nothing is looking right? Scraping back the paint in frustration only to abandon the painting is annoying. Not to mention a waste of time and money.

The solution in many cases is what you do even before you begin painting. It is all about the preparation and start where the real outcome is usually determined.

Any professional will tell you that there are a thousand ways to paint your picture and ruin it too. But most agree that getting the painting off to a great start is critical Step One

That is why I decided to create this short course with a focus on the start. This course is based on part of my Learn to Impact Master Course. The latter has much more detail should you want to take your learning to the next level.

The Secret to Your Painting Success will give you much information and practical tips that you can try out now with your next painting. Make that step up in your painting before moving onto more complicated techniques.

You will need the following materials:

  1. The primary colors and white (oils or acrylics)
  2. A canvas or painting panel
  3. Brushes - #6 bristle
  4. Medium or white spirits
  5. Paper towel
  6. Pencil and A5 sketchbook
  7. Black marker pen (thick wedge shaped tip)

I look forward to meeting you on the course!

Intro to Abstract Painting #1 and #2

Painting Acrylic Abstract Art; Find your Creativity with easy to follow Demos on how I create popular abstract paintings

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 8990, Price: $99.99

Students: 8990, Price:  Paid

Are you ready to Learn Abstract Acrylic Painting Techniques? Then Enroll today, and let's get started.

Some of the Benefits include;

  • Being able to watch the lessons over and over from any place you have internet access
  • A New found Confidence in your own ability to create Abstract Paintings
  • Impress your Friends & Family
  • Knowing a few ways to get started
  • Choosing the right materials
  • Insider Secrets using unusual tools

I will show you step by step how to create some of my most popular abstract paintings, with Easy to follow Video Lessons.

There is a Supply List provided in Lecture 3 with suggestions to get you started, of course if you already have supplies, you can use those.

Key Features of this Udemy Course

  • Unlimited Lifetime Access
  • Over 4000 Students Enrolled
  • Updated Last on Nov. 15th 2015
  • Closed Captions provided on each Video
  • One Time Payment
  • Watch Anytime / Anywhere

Through demonstrations and lectures I will simplify the process so even someone who's never painted before can understand it. We'll go over some basic design ideas,and then get right to the Fun part, Painting Abstract Art.

Anyone wanting to paint even just one Abstract Painting should benefit from this Course, and for those wanting to make a little money, I'll show you different ways to sell your paintings.

NOW please Watch the PREVIEWS Below, and Check out what other Students Say

Peter "I really enjoyed Andy's relaxed style of teaching in this course. Great tips of how to save on money on paint and tools were handy and loved listening to his thought process while watching him paint."

Michelle "This is such a great course for a beginner or someone wanting to get back to painting to excite their artistic juices. As a beginner this is just what i needed to get me going. bought my supplies now to make art."

Robin "Andy's approach is non-intimidating and practical. I felt empowered to create after going through this course."

Thank You, Andy Morris

Abstract Painting – Going Big

Learn How to Stretch and Paint Large Acrylic Abstract Paintings Economically

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 2898, Price: $99.99

Students: 2898, Price:  Paid

Have you ever seen huge abstract paintings and just been blown away?

Well that's what this course is all about "Going Big!", painting large Acrylic Abstract Paintings, finding and creating exciting designs that will look great on a larger canvas. You will learn how to build your own stretcher bars in a few different ways, and how to stretch your own canvas and save a lot of money. Then I'll show you my strategies for developing large compositions that are very popular.

The course covers 3 Painting Demos and is about 2 hours long, but it is recommended you revisit the video lectures over an extended period to really let the lessons sink in. With unlimited lifetime access you can come back anytime for a refresher and who knows I may have added more demos by then.

If you have ever gotten excited by the idea of painting Big Acrylic Abstract Paintings then this is the course for you! First I'll show you how I save a lot of money stretching my own canvas, then on to the painting demos, where you will learn some great ways to get started and of course complete your large acrylic abstract paintings.

  • Unlimited Lifetime Access - Revisit the Lectures Anytime
  • No previous experience needed
  • Easy to follow video lessons
  • Money Saving Tips

So if you are ready for some Big Fun painting really Large Abstract Art, then Enroll Today and let's get started!

Abstract Techniques Revealed Vol. 1 Create Large Modern Art

A loose and carefree approach to creating abstract contemporary paintings.

Created by Gino Savarino - Professional abstract artist, gallery owner and instructor

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Students: 2546, Price: $29.99

Students: 2546, Price:  Paid

In this course we will be creating 2 colorful, large modern abstract paintings. I will show you step by step  how to add texture, line and form to a canvas and give you the confidence to paint loose and carefree without the worry of making mistakes. I share my secret techniques that took me over 20 years to perfect.

I will cover the usage of unconventional tools and materials to add interest and excitement to your masterpiece.

Without spending a fortune on art supplies, you'll learn how to paint your own original modern abstract art on canvas and other substrates.

I discuss the paints and
brushes that I like to use and the different mediums to add texture and
depth.

I use mainly acrylic paint and sometimes oil paint to create these beautiful works of art.

If you are interested in creating abstract art, this course is for you.With multi-camera angles, you will grasp every brushstroke and every splatter. Even though I work fast, you can take your time, pause and rewind as often as you 'd like and watch the course over and over again. This is not your average, boring art lesson.  Get ready to be amazed at your ability.

How to Create Fast and Fun Abstract Paintings

Learn how to easily create fun and colorful abstract paintings.

Created by Claudia Rossi - Mixed Media Artist

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Students: 1543, Price: $19.99

Students: 1543, Price:  Paid

In this course, you will learn to mix acrylic paint with floating medium and to create beautiful blends of color. This is a simple technique, using minimal supplies, that you can use with different color combinations to achieve many different looks. Most of the instruction is in real-time recorded video. Depending on the size of the canvas (or other substrate) you deicide to use, you could have a completed painting in just 1-2 hours.

Create your own art: Watercolor abstract paintings

Create amazing abstract paitings from scratch

Created by Monica C - Techie, self-driven, that seeks to empower people.

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Students: 1471, Price: Free

Students: 1471, Price:  Free

  • Discover how working in a series brings ease to your process and provides space for ideas to flow.

  • Have a go at limiting your palette and using everyday household supplies such as paper towel, old book pages and glad wrap to bring texture and interest to your work.

  • Get tips and guidance on how to generate ideas, explore themes and fully embrace the possibilities of mixed media.

  • Loosen up and playfully explore the unique properties of watercolour and ink.

  • Learn how to combine fluid paint with other media including pens, pencils and pastels.

  • Be guided through step-by-step projects including my most popular abstract approach.

The course is an instant access class. You will be provided with access to all content immediately and can work through the content at your own pace.

I encourage you to work with what you have and adapt the class to suit your needs. You may find it helpful to watch the class through first and then decide on your supply choices. Your way is perfect!

Acrylic Abstract Painting Atmospheric Landscapes

Learn How You Can Create Stunning Abstract Paintings in the Atmospheric Landscape Style

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 1349, Price: $89.99

Students: 1349, Price:  Paid

In this course, "Acrylic Abstract Painting Atmospheric Landscapes", you'll learn how to create your own gorgeous abstract paintings in a style I call atmospheric landscapes.

I call them that because they only imply a landscape, and don't describe it in detail. They're meant as abstract works of art to capture the overall feeling of a scene, and they remind me of Mountains, and Canyons.

So who is this course for? Well that's simple really, it's for anyone with basic knowledge of acrylic paints and a desire to learn the techniques used to create paintings like those shown in the Promo Video.

What will you need? The usual items;

  • Acrylic Paints
  • Paint Brushes
  • Canvas 
  • Palette

I listed this course as appropriate for all levels, but in truth if you've never picked up a brush in your life then you might want to start with my beginners course. In this course I assume you have at least some basic knowledge of acrylic paints and how to use them.

As always this course comes with Lifetime Access and I've made all the videos downloadable so you can carry them on any device (most any device, some might not allow the download) for your convenience .

And as always there's a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee so if for any reason you aren't 100% satisfied, you can get a complete refund.

There are 3 Step by Step Demos in this course, each one a bit different, but I already know that many of you are going to put your own spin on this style, and I encourage you to do so. Even if you're a beginning student, if the urge to detour from the step by step demos comes over you, by all means Follow Your Muse!

And please share pictures of your atmospheric landscapes with the rest of us when they're done. You can upload them here or in the Facebook Group. I'm here for you if you need any help.

Thank you and I hope you decide to enroll today.

ACRYLIC FLOW GEODES Acrylic Abstract Painting for Beginners

Learn to create fun and beautiful abstract geodes in under an hour with acrylic paint

Created by Shanna Cramer - Creative Instructor

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Students: 1322, Price: $19.99

Students: 1322, Price:  Paid

Acrylic Flow Geodes - Abstract

Do you want to enjoy your acrylic abstract painting and have FUN?

This course takes the stress out of creating abstract art. You will learn to mix, flow, combine, and blend your way to beautiful and professional-looking abstract painting. You will learn the simple methods for success every time!

Do you want to paint BEAUTIFUL abstract paintings loosely and freely?

I developed this flow geode technique over a year-long period as a way to teach a unique class at my studio. It has been so popular, I want to share it with YOU. Within a year of teaching acrylic flow geodes, they started taking over local craft fairs and art shows. Don’t get left behind!

Everything you need to create beautiful abstract geodes in acrylic paint.

This course includes REAL-TIME painting demonstrations with full narration and downloads. You will create your geode from start to finish including planning, color selection, materials selection, blending, finishing, and hanging your artwork. At the end of my course, students will be able to create a plan for a successful geode, confidently mix colors and materials for the best results, develop a unique geode piece to hang on your wall.

Acrylic Abstract Painting – Loosen Up

Learn several ways to loosen up your acrylic abstract paintings

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 1292, Price: $89.99

Students: 1292, Price:  Paid

Are you interested in Loosening Up your art work? 

Finding new ways to put more Life and Energy into your Acrylic Paintings?

Welcome to "Acrylic Abstract Painting - Loosen Up".

In this course I'm going to be showing you several ways that you can loosen up your acrylic abstract paintings.

You may be thinking "What dies loosen up mean?" or "Why should you want to loosen up my paintings?" or simply "How can you loosen up your abstract paintings?"

Let's start at the beginning. Loosen Up means giving your paintings a more expressive, emotionally charged feeling to them. It means learning to trust your own intuition more.

And loosening up your work will release more of your unique inner creativity, allowing you to express yourself better as an artist.

So How Do You Do That?

How do you loosen up? Well that's what this course is all about. I'll be sharing with you techniques that I've personally used to help me, and that you can use also to get looser more expressive compositions.

Now some of these techniques are a little weird, but I'll ask you to keep an open mind and just try them.

You'll Learn 

  • The Long Brush Exercise
  • Attack and Retreat Exercise
  • Atmospheric Painting Technique
  • Juicy Brush Approach to Painting Abstracts

I promise you'll have a Lot of Fun and by the time you complete the course you'll know how to Loosen Up Your Paintings!

Abstract Cow Painting Techniques – Time To Loosen Up

Explore And Explore Expressive Acrylic, Mixed Media & Collage Skills!

Created by Robert Joyner - Learn To Paint Loose With Acrylics & Watercolor

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Students: 1243, Price: $59.99

Students: 1243, Price:  Paid

It's All In The Approach

This course walks you through a method for developing the right approach for painting abstract cows.

Module One: Practical and easy to understand advice that teaches you the importance of angles, good design ideas, methods to loosen up your style, and more.

Module Two: Complete step-by-step demonstration employing acrylics and collage.

Module Three: Complete step-by-step using acrylics and crayon.

Who is this class for?

If you enjoy painting animals and want to do it expressively, this is for you! A fantastic course loaded with ideas on how to approach abstract cow painting. Suited for all levels from beginner to advanced.

Suggested Materials

Papers/Surface

2 - 18" x 24" 90 lb. drawing paper

3 - 22” x 30” watercolor paper 140 lb. cold press

Heavy body acrylics

Ultramarine blue , Alizarin crimson, Cadmium orange, Green gold, Yellow oxide, Raw umber, Titanium white (your personal favorites will do just fine as well)

Brushes

Large round, Medium Fan, Small round, Large Outliner, Small outliner

Other

Compressed charcoal or graphite, Reservoir(s) for water

Collaging

Pattern papers, old magazines, grocery bags or whatever interesting paper you can get your hands on.

Mod Podge or any glue for adhering paper to surface

Create Your First Abstract Painting in 30 Minutes(Beginners)

Abstract Painting - Create Your First Abstract Painting, Step-by-Step

Created by Josue Andrade - Artist

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Students: 1129, Price: Free

Students: 1129, Price:  Free

Hello, my name is Josué Andrade García and I am an independent artist from Oaxaca, Mexico.

I am passionate about expressing my way of seeing life through photography, music, and painting. I use paint to capture the way I see and experience nature, and my environment, on a canvas.

I think that art can help find the peace and creativity that each of us carries within, so my intention is not to impose a method, but to give my students the tools to awake the artist within them.

The Covid-19 quarantine, which I've lived in my hometown in Oaxaca, Mexico, served as an inspiration to create this course. I hope that my students enjoy the course as much as I enjoyed creating it and that through painting, music, and photography, they continue trying new things and awaking their creativity.

Exciting 7 Step Method to Abstract Painting

Discover a Unique and Fun method to creating abstract art, using my 7 Step Approach.

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 1031, Price: $99.99

Students: 1031, Price:  Paid

How to Paint an Abstract Painting? It all begins, with having a strategy, or knowing a process. In this course I'll be demonstrating my own 7 Step Method to Abstract Painting, a process I just recently developed, and am very excited about. It's an almost Fool Proof Method to create really fine abstract paintings.

Some of the Benefits include;

  • Learning a Step by Step Plan to make Abstract Painting Easy and Fun!
  • A New found Confidence in your own ability to create Abstract Paintings
  • Finding out a few of my personal Secrets to successful abstract paintings
  • My own personal guidance & encouragement along the way
  • Choosing the right materials

I will show you step by step how to create some of my most popular abstract paintings, with Easy to follow Video Lessons.

There is a Supply List provided in Lecture 1 with suggestions to get you started, of course if you already have supplies, you can use those.

Key Features of taking Courses with me

  • Unlimited Lifetime Access
  • a growing Community of Artists
  • The Instructor available to answer any questions
  • Closed Captions provided on each Video
  • One Time Payment for each course, no membership fees
  • Watch Anytime / Anywhere (that you have internet access)

Through the lectures in this course I will guide you through the process so even someone who's never painted before can understand it. I'll go over some of my personal strategies for designing a pleasing composition, and I'll have you jump right in to the Fun part, Creating your own gorgeous Abstract Paintings.

Anyone wanting to Learn How To Paint an Abstract Painting should benefit from this Course, and even for the beginner I don't think it will be too challenging as I've boiled it down to 7 simple steps.

NOW please Watch the PREVIEWS Below, and Check out what other Students Say

Thank You, Andy Morris

Abstract Painting – Stained Glass Method

An Easy & Fun Way to Create Abstract Paintings

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 511, Price: $99.99

Students: 511, Price:  Paid

Learn how to paint one of my favorite styles, the Stained Glass Method. Called that because many people have suggested these paintings remind them of stained glass panels.

The Stained Glass Method is a fun and easy way to learn and practice several techniques, that will come in handy on all of your other paintings too.

You'll be painting loosely during the first few steps, and then tightening things up a bit for the final details. Learning how to vary these 2 opposing styles; loose and tight, at will and to the exact degree that you want, is a very valuable skill to possess You'll also be practicing and developing your skills with transparent washes juxtaposed against opaque shapes.

The finished compositions are gestural and expressive, and quite popular among collectors.

I think you'll find these demonstrations fun and informative, and I do hope you decide to join us. As always if you have any questions, I'm here to help you.

Abstract Painting Vertical Theme

Learn How to Create Abstract Paintings with a Vertical Theme

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 319, Price: $89.99

Students: 319, Price:  Paid

Are you constantly looking for new ways to create abstract art? Or maybe you just enjoy finding out how other artists create their work. I know I do.

In this Course "Abstract Painting Vertical Theme" you'll learn some of the many ways that you can develop an abstract painting with a vertical composition.

Jill Adams left this 5 Star Review

"I recently finished a painting in the vertical theme that was covered in this course and it sold fast. I had thought of using tape before but was unsure how to do it. Thank you, Andy Morris, for this insightful course."

Catherine McEwan wrote 

"Andy is a great teacher. He makes it all so easy, and his style is very relaxing. This is a great course for anyone interested in making unusual marks with acrylic paint I would highly recommend all of Andy's courses. You can learn to do almost anything with acrylic paint, and have lots of fun along the way. Thanks Andy for another great course!"

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 There are basically 6 different composition themes;

  1. All Over Design
  2. Cantilever
  3. Radial Design
  4. Diagonal
  5. Horizontal
  6. Vertical

This course will focus on the Vertical Theme.

Paintings with vertical compositions (or theme) convey a sense of stability, growth, and spirituality. A sense of reaching upward towards the heavens. 

In step by step demos I'll be showing you four different ways you can introduce these qualities of the vertical theme into your art. 

This course is suitable for both beginner and more advanced students. No matter what level you are at, you are sure to get a lot out of these lessons. As always you'll get;

  • Lifetime Access
  • Downloadable Videos
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee 

I imagine most of you are familiar with who I am and have already taken other courses that I offer, but for those that aren't yet acquainted, let me introduce myself. I'm Andy Morris and I've been creating art full time since 2009. I live and work in Dallas, TX. 

Over the years I've learned and developed numerous techniques and styles for creating abstract paintings. In 2014 I started offering online courses to share my knowledge and skills with others. This course is the 7th in an ongoing series of such courses.

It is my great honor and privilege to be teaching more than 7000 students in over 130 countries. I sincerely hope the lessons I provide are helpful and informative as they explore their artistic journey.

Creating Abstract Art has been nothing short of transformational in my own life, as I suspect it has been for many of you.

So now if your ready go ahead and click the button to enroll today, and I'll see you on the inside.

Creating Abstract Face – Techniques in Abstract Art Painting

Complete Techniques of Creating Abstract Painting with Embossed effect – Abstract Face as example.

Created by Hobitute Artists - Your art Guru, Artists at Hobitute

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Students: 317, Price: $19.99

Students: 317, Price:  Paid

Abstract Painting is all about depicting a feeling of a simple object, and making it extraordinary. It encourages imagination over a precise execution of the environment. Though creating an abstract face painting is a tough job, our guru makes it easy by providing step by step guidelines. The learners are surely going to enjoy, and get benefitted from this course. Every module explains in detail the techniques used to create an abstract face in an efficient manner. In this course, important aspects like composing, drawing, colour balancing, and creating special effects that are required for an abstract art is detailed. The courses would surely tickle the creative senses of the learner, and would mold them into a professional artist and create a sense of abstract thinking. The guru mainly emphasizes in the creation of the abstract face. He brings out an embossed effect to the artwork by developing layers through patch mechanism.

The materials used for creating an abstract face includes: canvas or drawing paper, acrylic color paints (black, Persian blue, permanent rose, burnt sienna, vermilion red, yellow ochre and white) and brushes of different sizes (50mm smooth flat brush, 0 and 2 numbered flat smooth brushes, round brush numbered 2). Here the guru uses acrylic paint for creating the abstract painting. The learners can also try the same techniques using oil paint, poster colors etc. Hobitute art masters would also be introducing more techniques to create beautiful abstract paintings for their enthusiastic learners.Through this painting course, the learners will easily learn the techniques to bring out emotions into a piece of art.

Discover Abstract Painting Part 1 – Starting from realism.

Learn how to create unique abstract paintings with expert guidance of a professional artist

Created by Anniek Verholt - Professional Artist and Artistic Therapist

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Students: 296, Price: $89.99

Students: 296, Price:  Paid

This course will help you gain a good understanding of the basics of abstract art. Besides an interesting journey through the history and development of the abstract movement you'll be taught a clear step by step practical method that involves moving gradually from a figurative drawing to a unique abstract painting. Anniek developed and teaches these techniques to students in art classes in London and overseas. This is the first time her courses are taught online. So wherever you're based, now you can join in and learn in your own time and space. Anniek has a positive approach and gently guides you through the course programme. Before you know it you've created a beautiful painting of your own!

Acrylic Abstract Painting – Little Treasures

with Andy Morris

Created by Andy Morris - Best Selling Instructor, 9000+ Students

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Students: 200, Price: $89.99

Students: 200, Price:  Paid

In this course you'll be learning three different ways you can create gorgeous little acrylic abstract paintings, on 6x6 inch wooden panels.

These panels can be purchased from your art supply store or you can build them yourself, and I include a video showing you how. Building your own can save you a lot of money if you decide to start painting on panels like these regularly.

Of course you can also use small canvases if you prefer. Either one is fine.

Acrylic Abstract Painting on small supports like these can be a lot of fun, and habit forming. They don't cost very much to make so it's easy to just want to keep creating more and more. You may decide you want to do a series of these Little Treasures in one of the styles you'll learn in the course, or perhaps a different style altogether.

I promise you this... You're Going To Have A Lot of Fun! creating these, and hopefully pick up some helpful tips as well.

The supplies you'll need include;

  • Acrylic Paints - I recommend at least red, yellow, blue, white, and black, but any colors you choose are fine
  • Little Brushes, Flat & Round - Save some money and get these at your hobby shop or Dollar Store
  • Applicator Bottle - available from Beauty Supply Shops
  • a palette (I just use an old bowl, and a piece of plastic sheeting)
  • Magazine Pages - you'll be doing some collage work in one of the lessons
  • any scraping tools you might like; a comb, old credit card, sharpened stick

I listed this as an intermediate course because I think you do need a basic familiarity with acrylic paints and brush control, but these aren't difficult techniques to master, so even if you're a newbie you can probably handle this course.

As always this course comes with;

  • Lifetime Access - watch the demos as many times as you like
  • Downloadable Videos - save them to your device, so you can watch off-line

I hope you decide to enroll, and I look forward to seeing the paintings that you create.

Andy Morris

Abstract Painting & Drawing From Start to Finish

Learn How to Paint Expressive Abstract Paintings

Created by Joy Fahey - Artist and Teacher

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Students: 179, Price: $19.99

Students: 179, Price:  Paid

Abstract Painting and Drawing from Start to Finish is designed for you if you would like to learn, explore and discover your own individual creativity and style in your abstract painting . This class will give you a solid foundation to build your confidence to be able to express yourself through your painting and enjoy the whole process of making abstract art, even if you've never painted before.

You will learn how to really understand the whole concept of abstract painting. I take you through an easy to follow, fun and interesting process that will enable you to tap into your own special creative self and give you a comprehensive method to discover your own unique style in abstract painting.

Working as a full time artist and teacher for many years I love sharing and helping people 'find' themselves through their art. My experience of teaching has shown me that many people tend to be apprehensive of launching themselves into abstract painting for fear of 'not knowing where to start or what to do' In this class I take you through a simple process that will show you exactly how to start and what to do!

You Will Learn

  • Simple yet creative ways to draw

  • How to turn those drawings into paintings

  • How to access your natural creativity

  • How to draw and paint your emotions

  • How to use colour to express yourself

  • Simple and effect composition techniques

  • Finding contrast and tone value in your paintings

  • How to put it all together

If you'd like to venture into this wonderful world of abstract art then join me on this exciting and fascinating journey and discover for yourself your own unique and special style of painting.

Colour Mixing for Abstract Painting

A beginners guide to colour mixing

Created by Doris Charest - Contemporary Fine Art Instructor

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Students: 66, Price: $34.99

Students: 66, Price:  Paid

Learn the very basics of colour mixing in a way to create even better abstract paintings. Strong basics lead to strong paintings. Learn many  different ways to mix colour and how to identify primary colours, secondary colours and tertiary colours.  You will learn how to create these colours in an easy step by step manner that makes it easy for you to learn about colour.  Learn what a tint or a shade is and also the difference between high key colours and low key colours.  All along the way, you will get easy tips to make a better painting. Colour is essential in painting and if you use colour in the right way, you can create an impact that will attract many viewers.  Learn easy, simple tips that will help you make better colour choices. Most of all you will have fun creating artworks in colour.

THREE Abstract painting textured NEON pink GOLD leaf Acrylic

Have fun creating THREE modern GOLD leaf Acrylic abstract Paintings

Created by George-Daniel Tudorache - Painting Teacher

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Students: 64, Price: $89.99

Students: 64, Price:  Paid

Come in a joyful journey of the abstract painting. You will be using brushes, palette knife, gold foils (cheaper than gold ones but same effect as real ones) and great thick luscious acrylic paints. There is something cathartic about abstract painting. You can dive into it as a meditation, for inspiration and even art therapy benefits.

Assignment

Just step into this full hearten and let yourself go into this process. Learn how to paint abstractly an acrylic turquoise painting with few touches of red, yellow and neon pink.

Follow the step by step video of learning how blend these colors and textures. Improvise your own. You can even combine your own colors that go well together. Feel free to experiment. You can easily adapt it to your creative approach and individual style.

In this process you can find your expressive language which can lead to satisfying projects.

Materials:

  1. Acrylic paints (Amsterdam): white, turquoise, blue, yellow, brown, neon pink

  2. Squared stretched canvas, bigger is always better.

  3. Palette knife, big flat brush, small flat bush

  4. Gold foil (the cheap kind), glue for the foil (if the art supply store doesn’t have it, just dilute some white glue with 30% water), paper towels (cleaning up the brushes)

Deliverable

A finished abstract painting with gold foil. It can be any colors you chose.

Don’t hesitate to ask any questions if you feel stuck. Looking forward for seeing the results. Share your pictures of your process and in the Project Gallery of this class.

Don’t worry if you don’t have these specific colors you can use any others keeping in mind to use colors that go well together and keep it simple (for example you can go for complementary) or you can search for color “pallets” on Pinterest. This is the beauty of abstract painting. Choosing beautiful colors that go well together you can create beautiful artworks using this technique

This course is for beginners, and not only, who want to know more about acrylic painting. In this class you will learn techniques on how to make large abstract paintings with various acrylic paint and gold leaf. You are encouraged here to use your free hand, create new patterns and satisfying textures.

Why acrylic paint? acrylics yield some of the most gorgeous colors and ingenuous results. In addition to being incredibly easy to use acrylic is quite inexpensive.

The process of making this artwork is easy and relaxant. It’s ideal for beginners in the sense of time, resources and the result. Painting spontaneously with no pre-planning gives great freedom for your creativity. It’s a very easy and intuitive work with an even paced rhythm for a fast, gorgeous result and you are going to learn exactly how to do that in this course.

By the end of this course you will have the skills to paint your own acrylic abstract paintings, using simple materials and technique. You will learn how to do your own compositions using palette knife and colors like turquoise, red, orange, yellow and even neon pink. The combination between turquoise

Build a great texture into an artwork that you can put on your wall in any direction or give as a present to a loved one.

You are few brush stokes away from your own beautiful amazing abstract painting!

Abstract Still Life Painting Demonstrations

A class filled with fresh ideas and inspiration for your next masterpiece

Created by Robert Joyner - Learn To Paint Loose With Acrylics & Watercolor

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Students: 42, Price: $89.99

Students: 42, Price:  Paid

Welcome To Abstract Still Life Paintings with Acrylics and Mixed Media.

In this class you will learn various techniques for painting loose, expressive still life art. It's recommended for intermediate and advanced artists that want to break away from rigid, tight artwork. However, I've included a 'what makes this painting work' for each demo so you can learn what holds it together even though it's loosely painted.

Behind every successful painting is a good design and composition. That and color harmony which is the icing on the cake. Together these ideas will help support an expressive work of art. Without them it will simply fall apart.

Abstract Animal Painting Course

Break away from rigid art and have some fun creating expressive animal art

Created by Robert Joyner - Learn To Paint Loose With Acrylics & Watercolor

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Students: 34, Price: $89.99

Students: 34, Price:  Paid

Welcome To Abstract Animal Painting Course

Hi, I'm Robert Joyner and I'm excited to share some expressive art making techniques with you. If you are tired of painting stiff, rigid art and want to loosen up while having fun this is the class for you.

The lessons include various ideas such as;

  • Using gestural drawing & sketches

  • Progression sketches

  • Collaging

  • Making your own collage paper

  • Working with images

  • Animals include sea, farm, birds and more...

Who Is This Class For?

Many artists just copy their photos and try to duplicate exactly what they see. The end results are typically boring and lack personality. In this class we will use photos as a starting point but infuse some creativity and expressive painting techniques to create art that's unique and exciting.

If you want to branch out and try something fun and fresh this is a class you don't want to pass up. When you are finished with the lessons you will have a new approach to painting and loads of ideas that will bring you enjoyment and creative freedom.

About Me

I've been a full-time artist for over 12 years and have worked for many popular brands as Kentucky Derby, CBS, National Pastime Museum, Carnival Cruise and much more. I have over 8 years experience teaching art and thrilled to offer my lessons here to you on Udemy.

I hope you find the class interesting and hopefully I'll see you on the inside...

Abstract Painting Adventures

Creating beautiful abstract art has never been easier

Created by DENISE LOVE - Photographer | Teacher | Artist | Creative

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Students: 8, Price: $19.99

Students: 8, Price:  Paid

Hello, my friend! Welcome to class.

In this class, I will show you my very favorite way to create some abstract art without the pressure we put on ourselves when we sit down to create. I used to get so frustrated when I sat down at my table to create art and I was staring at a blank paper. I wanted to paint a masterpiece without all the work and practice. I expected great things to just appear on my paper and I'd go away mad without anything decent to show for my time... and it was so discouraging that it would be months before I'd go back and try again.

This technique I'm going to share with you isn't new, but it truly changed my relationship with my art and my expectations when I sit down to paint. It doesn't really matter what level you are at, this is a great technique for all of us. Perfect for experimenting and learning our papers and supplies, trying out new ideas and color palettes.

Now, every time I sit to create one of these - I'm truly pleased and pretty happy when I get up from my paint table. I know you'll love creating these... I cannot wait to see your pieces!

This class is for you if:

  • You love learning new techniques for your art

  • You are interested in abstract painting

  • You love experimenting with art supplies

  • You love watching how others approach their painting practice

Supplies: I encourage you to use your supplies you have on hand to do your projects. You do not have to purchase any specific supplies for this class. It is all about experimenting with the supplies you have and learning to let loose.

  • Watercolor paper - I Iike cold press and hot press at least 140lb. You can also use oil/acrylic paper - I think the one I'm using in class is 138lb

  • Ceramic paint palette - I show you 2 in class if you are interested in checking them out - I show you one from Sylvan Clayworks and one from Sugarhouse Ceramic Co. You don't need one for class - you can use anything for your paints like paint palette paper or paper plates, etc...

  • Various paintbrushes and mark making tools

  • Various paints in your favorite colors. I'm using a variety of acrylic paints in this class, but feel free to use watercolors, oil paints, inks, etc... the sky is the limit on the supplies you could choose to use and experiment with.

  • I'm using some soft pastels in class - pick some out in your favorite colors if you choose to use any at all.

  • Various Neocolor II Crayons - I love using these and they are water-soluble.

  • Disposable gloves if you are using any toxic art supplies

  • I love using a Stabilo black pencil and the Posca Pen to make marks in my work

  • A few cradled boards if you want to mount your finished pieces to boards.

  • Finishing spray - I show you several I have used to finish my pieces to protect the art.

This is most of the supplies I chose to experiment with in this project... but as I mentioned above - don't think you need to go out and buy tons of new supplies (unless you just want to...). Try this project with some of the supplies you have on hand and grow from there.