TeacherJoin Nancy in creative play with various mixed water media elements such as watercolor, acrylics, inks, enamels, oil pastels, rice paper collage and more. Learn new techniques and experience a natural growth of your creative self as you explore simple... View Profile
- Total Time 1 hr, 11 min
- Lessons 17
- Attachments 32
- Exercises 33
17 Lessons in This Course
3 minFREECrafts lesson 1Free2 CQ
Add visual interest to acrylic or watercolor paintings by texturing a canvas. Learn to apply gesso, an iridescent medium, and a soft gel gloss before painting.
4 minCrafts lesson 23 CQ
Learn to create deckle edges when working with watercolor paintings. Art teacher Nancy Christy-Moore demonstrates how to give artworks a rustic look!
3 minCrafts lesson 32 CQ
New to the world of watercolor paints? Learn how working with wet and dry paper affects the look of your painting and other essential techniques.
2 minAcrylic Painting lesson 42 CQ
Learn to blend acrylic or watercolor paints to get new artistic effects! Nancy Christy-Moore demonstrates the wet-on-wet or "alla prima" painting technique.
2 minCrafts lesson 52 CQ
Learn a painting technique to correct watercolor painting mistakes. Nancy Christy-Moore teaches how to remove excess color with watercolor lifting.
5 minCrafts lesson 63 CQ
Enhance watercolor paintings with found objects! Learn how to use acrylic washes and imprinting with household materials to make stunning abstract art.
2 minCrafts lesson 72 CQ
In this lesson, learn how to create a splattering effect with watercolor and acrylic paints. All you need is a toothbrush, gloves, a canvas, and paints!
3 minCrafts lesson 82 CQ
Looking for a creative watercolor art project? Nancy Christy-Moore demonstrates a fun way to make one-of-a-kind abstract art using plastic wrap and watercolors.
4 minCrafts lesson 93 CQ
Learn to apply warm and cool glazes to dry watercolor paintings. This transparent layer adds hard edges and a touch of color without overwhelming the piece.
6 minCrafts lesson 104 CQ
Dive deeper into watercolor glazes in this fun and easy painting lesson! Learn a stroke techniques for applying multiple layers of watercolor paint.
3 minWatercoloring lesson 112 CQ
Explore your abstract side! This painting lesson demonstrates how to apply resist techniques to artwork using wax crayon, oil pastels, and watercolors.
4 minAcrylic Painting lesson 123 CQ
Watercolor glazes and acrylic glazes create very different effects on a painting. Learn how to glaze with watercolors and acrylic paints in this lesson!
7 minAcrylic Painting lesson 134 CQ
Learn to fix acrylic and watercolor paintings, and save money on canvases. Find out how to paint over all or part of a painting with acrylic gesso.
3 minAcrylic Painting lesson 142 CQ
Want a fun mixed media technique to add depth and contrast to your abstract art? Learn how to apply acrylic glazes to a gesso surface in this lesson!
4 minAcrylic Painting lesson 153 CQ
The paintbrush isn’t a painter’s only tool. Learn an innovative painting technique: adding texture by throwing salt on acrylic or watercolor paint.
4 minCrafts lesson 163 CQ
Are you looking for an extra touch of depth and creativity to watercolor paintings? Learn two art techniques to add creative accents to artworks.
5 minAcrylic Painting lesson 173 CQ
Preserve your paintings to prevent fading colors! Learn how to apply an isolation coat to watercolor and acrylic paintings, before varnishing and mounting.
10159 min10-part Acrylic Painting course85 CQ
It's amazing how much you can do with a stroke of the brush. Learn how to paint a variety of subjects on different surfaces, from paper and canvas to glass, plastic, porcelain, and metal!
10128 min10-part Acrylic Painting course69 CQ
Complete a detailed acrylic landscape painting by following along with professional artist Ben Saber. This nature scene depicts a lake at sunset, bordered by a tree-lined walking path and bridge.
422 min4-part Acrylic Painting course14 CQ
Little Art Talks explains how to choose paints, palettes, and brushes as a beginner, the differences between student, artist, and other grades of paint, and how to store and care for your tools.
793 min7-part Acrylic Painting course49 CQ
Learn how to paint a tropical beach sunset using acrylics on canvas. Artist Ben Saber demonstrates his complete painting process. Follow along to complete this step-by-step landscape painting.
353 min3-part Acrylic Painting course28 CQ
Follow along with Doris Charest in this art course to learn what art supplies you need and how to paint two snowy landscapes in acrylics, including a blue moonlit night and a vibrant red sunset.
10121 min10-part Crafts course67 CQ
Stamping is a highly versatile and applicable craft—and it’s a bunch of fun, too! In this arts and crafts course, Fabulously Artsy presents expert stamping techniques for awesome custom designs.
1248 min12-part Crafts course30 CQ
We’re not all florists, but with the help of uBloom’s J Schwanke, you can learn to make beautiful (and easy!) floral arrangements. This fun DIY course teaches how to arrange flower centerpieces and accents using props, ribbons, non-traditional vases, and more. With lessons ranging from rose bouquets, to calla lily arrangements and hydrangeas - you’ll be sure to find a look for any occasion. Throughout the course, you’ll also learn professional tips for helping your flowers stay beautiful longer.with uBloom
We’re not all florists, but with the help of uBloom’s J Schwanke, you can learn to make beautiful (and easy!) floral arrangements. This fun DIY course teaches how to arrange flower centerpieces and accents using props, ribbons, non-traditional vases, and more. With lessons ranging from rose bouquets, to calla lily arrangements and hydrangeas - you’ll be sure to find a look for any occasion. Throughout the course, you’ll also learn professional tips for helping your flowers stay beautiful longer.
354 min3-part Crafts course28 CQ
Make a mixed media art greeting card. Learn to paint fabric leaves, transfer a PDF to fused fabric, then arrange and apply the elements, making your own unique card.
659 min6-part Crafts course32 CQ
Combine resin and alcohol inks to make the most amazing 3d art pieces. The class covers all the basics for working with resin and is suitable for complete beginners.
1371 min13-part Crafts course42 CQ
In this comprehensive course for modelers and model kit hobbyists that want to discover more about paint effects, review the entire model painting and weathering process—from start to finish.
428 min4-part Crafts course16 CQ
Welcome to the world of watercolor: where paint and water combine into color. In this mini-course, Kelly Eddington helps beginners start watercoloring and experiment with watercolor techniques.
431 min4-part Crafts course18 CQ
This watercolor painting course from award-winning watercolor artist Lorraine Watry presents vast range of watercolor wash, texturing, and glazing techniques that will unlock creative possibilities!
528 min5-part Crafts course17 CQ
Paint a sunflower in watercolor! Learn basic techniques, color theory, and more in this watercolor class geared for the dedicated beginning watercolorist.
12179 min12-part Watercoloring course95 CQ
In this beginning watercolor course from artist Doris Charest, review everything you need to know to start watercoloring and discover how to paint a variety of beautiful landscapes along the way.
8143 min8-part Watercoloring course76 CQ
With several fun and unique cartoon-themed animal painting projects, this art course for kids ages 8 and up is the perfect rainy day inspiration for artists that want to work with watercolor paints.