PAINT WITH ROBYN
Quick tutorials to get you painting!
Basic materials needed:
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Drop any questions, comments, suggestions in the comments :)
You don't need anything fancy to be able to follow along with these paint-alongs. I'm a big advocate of using what you have, so as long as you've got some clean brushes, acrylic paint (the primaries: red, blue, yellow, black and white) and canvas, you'll be able to follow along no problem.
That said, if you're interested in pursuing painting as a hobby (which you totally should, because it's awesome!), here's all you need to get started:
In terms of brands, I'm a die-hard Golden fan, but Liquitex and Tri-Art are great choices as well.
When it comes to specific pigments, these are the colours I use. And honestly, it's all you need:
Gallery wrapped canvases seem to be the most popular options for painting surfaces. I've learned a lot about painting surfaces and may do a separate video on this topic. For now, I'd suggest gallery wrapped canvas or canvas boards.
I don't place a lot of importance on brushes in my own work. Quality of paint has always been the bigger focus. So I don't have very strong recommendations here. I'd suggest getting a variety of shapes and sizes. The brushes I turn to most frequently (for landscape painting) are:
If you have a question, just drop it in the comments :)
Thank you for joining me for some fun and inspiring painting tutorials.