Acrylic painting for beginners – Paint Along With Skye

Real-time video tutorial from “Paint Along With Skye” channel. In this video Skye shows and explains her process to create an original Mother’s Day gift: a nice acrylic painting titled ‘Thanks For Teaching Me To Fly’. She creates a beautiful background with loose brushstrokes then she adds a stylised tree shape with two birds on it. If you are a beginner, this video it’s perfect for you: Skye will guide you in each step of the process.


Next weekend is Mother’s Day, so in honor of all the moms out there I created this ‘beautiful but do-able’ Mother’s day step-by-step easy acrylic painting tutorial that features a little baby bird and a momma bird silhouette on a tree branch. So precious! I’ve named this painting, “Thanks For Teaching Me To Fly.” It’s the perfect DIY mother’s day gift, and is also a super fun activity to do with your mom this week!

I specialize in teaching easy, step-by-step acrylic painting tutorials for beginners. I have taught thousands of students over the past decade as a teaching artist in various “sip and paint” studios, and started this channel so that my easy acrylic painting tutorials could reach a larger, worldwide audience.

If you are new to acrylic painting, this is the place for you! The motto with my designs is, “do-able but beautiful.” I post a new video, always a step-by-step acrylic tutorial for beginners, every Saturday. So subscribe if you would like to learn how to paint with acrylics step-by-step! Paint along with me in this real-time acrylic painting tutorial for beginners.

I hope you enjoyed today’s acrylic painting class.

Until next time, stay creative!

You’ll need the following colors for this painting:

Ultramarine blue:
Cadmium red:

And the three standard types of brushes that I recommend:
Simply Simmons flat wash brush:
Simply Simmons round brush:
Simply Simmons small round brush:

To see a full materials list, click here:




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