Perfect for beginners! Learn to paint this starry night sky with 3 colors of paint and 2 brushes in only 3 steps! This simple but beautiful idea would make a great background for an art journal page or other project. Paint it on different surfaces for more creative options.
Join me in the studio for step-by-step instructions along with studio tips and insights in this video class with screen in screen presentation so you don’t miss a thing. You’ll get a clear top-down view of my work table plus a fun and engaging presentation view.
Class level: Basic beginning project. This simple but eye catching project only uses 3 colors of acrylic paint, 3 steps and 2 paintbrushes. The techniques and media involved are user friendly. The project takes from 1 – 2 hours to complete, not including drying time.
Techniques Acrylic painting.
You’ll be able to access your class as soon as your payment is complete – no waiting for an email to get started!
Starry Sky Materials and Supplies
These are the materials and supplies I used and they’re very simple so you can use what you have that’s comparable. Just make sure your yellow paint is creamy and opaque so your stars will show!
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For the base page: Watercolor Paper, 9×12, I’m using Arteza brand because I feel like it’s a good quality paper for the base of this project. You can work in your journal or on another size or type of paper as long as it accepts acrylic paint.
Acrylic paint, Ivory Black, Pthalo Blue and Naples Yellow, as long as you choose a mid-level or higher quality paint, it will be fine. I’m using Michael’s brand Artist’s Loft here because I prefer the softer finish to the more pigment heavy artist’s level paints.
Paintbrushes, a flat, ¾ inch wide brush for applying the background and a smaller size 4 round brush for the stars. These sizes are approximate so use what you have if it’s close.
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