Everything You Want + Need To Know About Acrylics with Sandi Hester

My friend Sandi Hester has just launched her very first online course on her own network and you don’t want to miss it! Sandi is a not only a prolific painter but an extraordinary teacher. She is sharing everything she has learned about working with acrylics! Come and watch the trailer and read more.

WHAT I SHARE IN THIS CLASS

Video 1: INTRO / DIFFERENT FORMS OF ACRYLICS / SURFACES & HOW TO PREPARE THEM / BRUSHES (36 minutes):

I’ll cover the different forms that acrylic paints come in such as heavy & soft body, Flashe/vinyl paint, acrylic gouache, acrylic inks and different sheens (glossy vs matte). I also share about surfaces and how to prepare them and surfaces you don’t have to do any prep for. We’ll discuss the different types of brushes you can use for acrylic paints.

Video 2: PALETTES / HOW TO STORE YOUR PAINTS / PAINT POTS (30 minutes):

I share all the different palettes I’ve ever used and how to make them, how to store your paints, and all my tips and secrets to paint pots. My process prioritizes easy and quick set up and clean up, which is very important to me!

Video 3: FAVORITE PAINT BRANDS AND COLORS (11 minutes):

In this video I share all the paint brands I love and the colors I have on ALL my palettes.

Video 4: MEDIUMS & PAINT CONSISTENCY (10 minutes):

I share my tips on using mediums and I share which mediums I use and how I use them. I also share my tips on the best paint consistency when using acrylic paints and how to avoid a weak surface.

Video 5: FAVORITE COLOR MIXES & PAINT TIPS (22 minutes)

In this video I share all my favorite color mixes and top paint tips.

Video 6: VARNISHING AND FINAL THOUGHTS (5 minutes)

In this video I share how I deal with varnishing and end with some encouraging words about our art journey.

ADDITIONALLY:

  • Videos that mention supplies include a detail list with a clickable link for each product.
  • I include a detailed written list of all the colors on my palette along with the list of brands I use.
  • I also share a written list of my favorite color mixes/formulas.

 

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