How to Paint a Northern Lights Sky | Acrylic Painting

Painting the night sky and Aurora Borealis with acrylics can be challenging. However with the right blending techniques and by layering properly, it can be done much easier than you might think.

In this video I show you how to paint this starry night sky with the Northern Lights. I explain how to start from scratch and use layers to create soft blends of colors that shine bright!

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Materials used:
Golden fluid acrylics – raw umber, titamium white, napthol crimson, cad orange, cad yellow, phathlo blue (green shade)
Water for mixing with the paints
Stretched canvas
Various brushes I showed throughout the video


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