Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by Missy Dunaway
Begin a daily painting practice on an unconventional canvas: a bound book. Accomplished painter Missy Dunaway takes you through a month-long series of classes progressing from simple exercises to advanced paintings. Working with acrylic inks, you'll begin by breaking down compositions into simple steps, how to block out your image, apply acrylic ink in layers, and gradually add detail and complexity to render colorful and expressive images. Whether you're new to painting or have an established practice, Missy's prompts encourage you to explore materiality and record places - both familiar and foreign - in an artful, visual diary.
Learn how to:
  • Paint and layer with acrylic inks
  • Create washes and layers
  • Apply acrylic ink with a dip pen
  • Work in a sketchbook
  • Create a composition for painting
  • Determine proportions in a painting,
  • Utilize distressed brushes
  • Paint using a reference directly or indirectly
  • Work on a painting over multiple days

What you'll get:
  • A 30-day series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to work with acrylic inks to create diaristic paintings
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions from artist Missy Dunaway
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Working In Ink: A Daily Sketchbook Practice - Create a New Chapter
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Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Moleskin Sketchbook "Classic" - large size (do not use a watercolor sketchbook)
  • Acrylic ink in a variety of colors; Missy uses F&W brand in the following colors: Indigo, Rowney Blue, Process Cyan, Turquoise, Dark Green, Light Green, Lemon Yellow, Indian Yellow, Crimson, Scarlet or Flame Red, Process Magenta, Burnt Umber, White
  • Kolinsky Sable Round Brushes (Winsor & Newton or Raphael brand) or synthetic equivalent in sizes 1 - 16
  • Cotton rag
  • B&J Masters brush cleaner
  • Rubber gum eraser
  • Pencil
  • Straw
  • Dip pen with clean globe nib
  • Heat gun or hair dryer (optional)
  • Two jars water
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