Let’s Paint: Acrylic Basics

What paints should I buy? What kinds of brushes should I get? What can I paint on? What are mediums for? How do I protect and display my paintings? How do I figure out color? How can I easily get images onto the canvas without being an expert at drawing?

This course is designed to take the mystery out of getting started with acrylics!

In this course you will learn all about...

Acrylic Paints: Professional vs Student Grade
Brushes: types, sizes, care
Painting Surfaces: stretched canvas, canvas panels, wood, paper
Acrylic Painting Mediums: gloss medium, varnish, glazing medium, texture mediums
Color Basics
Sketching and Transferring Images
Protecting and Displaying Paintings

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Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Acrylic Paints
Lesson 2: All About Brushes
Lesson 3: Painting Surfaces
Lesson 4: Acrylic Mediums
Lesson 5: Sketching and Transferring Images
Lesson 6: All About Color
Lesson 7: Protecting and Displaying Paintings
Wrap Up

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?

You can revisit this course as many times as you would like and need!

I still have a question, how can I contact you?

I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. There are comment sections at the end of each lesson. You can also send me an email at

What kind of painting experience do I need?

This course is perfect for anyone new to acrylic painting. All the basics will be covered!

What supplies will I need I don’t know what to buy?

This course will teach you everything you need to know about acrylic painting supplies!

Learn the Basics!