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Lovejoy L.

Lovejoy L.

Learn the absolute basics of Acrylic painting. Get comfortable with your tools and the process of painting. Lovejoy will help you with blending, brush pressure, strengthen your observation skills, and start the basics of learning to see the value scale. You will learn how practice improves your skills and comfort level. Receive super positive support, encouragement, and constructive steps to progress your skills. Lovejoy is a teacher with 20 years of experience while living up to her name. Lovejoy will set you up with weekly painting objectives and offer feedback on advancing your skills 1 painting at a time. Within a matter of a few months, your confidence in your news skills will grow exponentially. You will learn how to look at an image you want to paint and break down each component into simple steps to accomplish. Just by going through the process of painting, you are successful. The only way to fail at painting is to not paint at all. Do you need a constructive critique? Schedule a session, and I will give you an overview of your strengths in the selection of work you show me, and directions to pursue to improve and strengthen your skills. A critique is not a session where your artwork is torn apart and told how bad it is, a critique is a place to discuss where you have come from, where your skills are now, and how to move forward to accomplish your goals. If you would like to have a critique discussion please schedule a session via zoom or a travel session where I come to your studio or home. Please note that when you sign up for a class/session, that time is yours, Lovejoy requires a 24-hour notice for canceling or switching times. She turns away other work when you book a session.
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Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in bef

Daniel (Acrylic Painting lessons with David Z.)

David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.

Karin (Acrylic Painting lessons with David Z.)

I held a virtual team painting event and invited Sharon to be our tutor. My team has a tight budget, but Sharon managed to fit the painting kit under the budget & the paint was high quality! She also

Huan (Acrylic Painting lessons with Sharon M.)

I am learning so much with Sharon! She is encouraging and helpful in her feedback, knowledgeable, talented, and has a warm and caring, presence.

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Acrylic Painting Lessons

From the iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans by Andy Warhol to Picasso, Van Gogh, and others, acrylic painting has been a phenomenal medium for artistic expression for centuries. In addition, painting is an incredible emotional outlet to help you relax, improve focus, and solve problems no matter your age or skill level.

If you’ve ever been interested in the sheen and depth that acrylics provide, wanted to learn proper brushstroke techniques, or master color to prepare for an art show, then our acrylic painting lessons are perfect for you.

At TakeLessons, we offer online acrylic painting lessons and in-person instruction for students of all ages, abilities, and interests.

Certified Acrylic Painting Lessons Teachers

When you sign up for any of our classes at TakeLessons. Our experienced, knowledgeable instructors have proven track records in their fields and years of experience teaching their passions.

We background screen all of our acrylic painting lessons teachers, ensuring they’re the best at teaching the best techniques and styles in all painting, whether you choose acrylic painting lessons or some other medium.

What’s more, our individualized lessons are perfect for busy people on a tight budget, and our certified instructors will design a course to match your needs, on your timeline, and at an affordable price.

To sign up, browse through our category of certified experts, find the perfect match, and schedule classes convenient to your time and interest and at a price you can afford. Typical acrylic painting lessons start at $50 per half hour.

Acrylic Painting Lessons Online for All Ages

At TakeLessons, we create classes for students of all ages. From teaching 4-year-olds how to hold a brush to teaching a 70-year-old retiree to paint what they see, our customized courses are designed by you and your teacher to match your age and abilities.

Learning acrylic painting is a perfect activity for kids, adults, and seniors looking for an outlet to express themselves. If you’re unsure how to get started, TakeLessons makes it easy.

Our no-hassle sign-up procedure makes it simple to select from the best online acrylic painting teachers in our stable of instructors, whether you’re looking for acrylic painting lessons for kids or adults to master the craft of painting and fuel your passions.

Acrylic Painting Lessons for All Levels

We understand that each of our students is looking for different things from a class. TakeLessons instructors design individual lesson plans that are customized to match every student’s interests and skills. If you’re looking for acrylic painting lessons for beginners or experienced painters, your courses will help you grow in the craft.

For example, introductory-level acrylic painting lessons will focus on the basics of painting, color schemes, and brush techniques. At the same time, more advanced classes will cater to painters preparing for art shows and how to master their techniques, all specific to the student’s goals and abilities.

Acrylic Painting Lessons Curriculum

TakeLessons provides the best online acrylic painting lessons or in-person, with every class designed to pair perfectly with students of all ages and abilities.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Acrylic Painting Lessons

If you have little experience in painting or have never worked in acrylics before, the beginning acrylic painting lessons are where you want to start. Courses at the beginner level are crafted for the individual to learn to appreciate the art of acrylic painting and set a foundation to allow each student to grow as an artist.

Your certified acrylic painting teacher will create a curriculum that may look like:

  • Learning color theory and grayscale
  • Understanding the various options in brush selection and how to use a palette knife
  • Brushstroke techniques and proper paint application on canvas

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Acrylic Painting Lessons

If you have some experience and basic knowledge of painting and wish to improve your skills, then the intermediate level is the starting point for you. Classes will cater to your individual skill, goals, and interests but are designed to challenge you to grow as a painter.

Sample curriculum may include:

  • Lighting and shading techniques
  • Depth of color and how to utilize it to make your painting more representative
  • Working with various subjects such as landscapes, still life, and models

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Acrylic Painting Lessons

For individuals that are experienced and have a firm grasp on the fundamentals, then the advanced lessons are ideal. Advanced lessons will focus on mastering acrylics as a medium, experimenting with various materials, and courses will be designed to help the student master their craft based on each student’s goals and interests.

Sample curriculum for advanced lessons in an acrylic painting may include:

  • Mastering your individual painting style and techniques
  • Exploring different materials and unique substrates to have in your paintings
  • Learning the business of the art world like marketing and selling your art from real professionals in the field
  • Preparing your collection for showings

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TakeLessons makes signing up for acrylic painting lessons easy. Simply browse for a teacher that matches your goals and budget and schedule your classes to begin. We are confident that our classes are the best for you and offer a 100% guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied, we’ll refund the remaining balance on your account.


When is it too late to start acrylic painting?

Painting is a great way to express yourself, whether as a young kid or an adult. Painting helps maintain manual dexterity, improves focus and problem-solving skills, lowers blood pressure, and is a great way to relax. In other words, it’s an activity that’s perfect for everyone at any age to begin and learn.

Is painting with acrylics difficult?

No. Acrylics as a water-based paint is an accessible medium to work with because it dries quickly, making it extremely beginner-friendly. Acrylic dries hard, making it the best paint to create texture and layers. Also, since it’s water-based, there is no need for toxic solvents, and clean-up is relatively easy.

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