Elephant Silhouettes -Easy acrylic painting tutorial for beginners

Happy almost Mother’s Day, beautiful artists! This week I wanted to share this easy and fun Mother’s Day painting tutorial featuring my own mother’s favorite animal, Elephants! This Mother’s Day painting tutorial is easy for all ages and customizable for all mothers and family sizes! I break down how to blend the sunset background and how to create the elephant silhouette shapes in real-time. Make sure to subscribe for step-by-step acrylic painting tutorials for beginners posted every Saturday!

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And you will need three standard types of brushes that I use in most classes:

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A medium-sized, round brush: https://amzn.to/39z51bh
A tiny round brush too, like this: https://amzn.to/2VRkCPC

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About Paint Along With Skye

If you are new to acrylic painting, this is the place for you! 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! This video is designed for artists at home to be able to paint along with this real-time acrylic painting tutorial for beginners. It’s also a super fun idea to offer an in-home art party with all of your friends! Let me know what you thought of today’s acrylic painting tutorial in the comments section. Free easy acrylic painting classes are offered every Saturday, right here, so make sure to subscribe!

About the artist

I’ve taught acrylic painting for beginners for almost 10 years on a freelance basis through a number of different studios. I also have been offering “pop up” in-home paint parties for private groups. I LOVE teaching painting, and my favorite thing is when my students unlock a love or a knack for creative expression because of taking my classes. I started this Youtube show at the end of the year in 2019, with the hope of offering my “beautiful but do-able” paintings and step-by-step instructions with a worldwide audience. I hope you enjoyed today’s step by step acrylic painting tutorial for beginners. Let me know what you thought of today’s easy acrylic painting tutorial in the comments section! Check out the shop, stock up on art supplies, and until next time, stay creative!

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