In this lesson, "Apple with Green Leaf", Ginger shows you how to use a limited palette to create this three-dimensional acrylic painting that will a challenge even for our more seasoned artists.
We currently are offering three tutorials in this series for people to get a taste of Ginger's teaching style as well as seeing if our videos and program will work for you. Scroll down a little more about the other lessons.
The "Apple with Green Leaf" is painted on a 9"x12" stretched canvas using Ginger's standard palette of colors.
See "Supplies Needed" below.
This is an "Intermediate" lesson or what we use to refer to as a "2-Cookie" lesson.
- Titanium White
- Phthalo Blue(Green Shade if Liquitex)
- Ultramarine Blue (Red Shade if Liquitex)
- Dioxazine Purple
- Napthol Crimson
- Cadmium Red Medium
- Quinacridone Magenta
- Cadmium Yellow Medium
- Yellow Oxide or Yellow Ochre
- Burnt Umber
- Raw Sienna
Palette knife for mixing paint
#8 Bright Brush
1/2" Angle Brush
3/8" Angle Brush
Fine Mist Bottle
9" x 12" Canvas
Transfer Paper (Saral)
Apple and a Slice - Introduction Skill Level
Enjoy this tutorial that shows you some of the basic skills needed to paint with Ginger Cook. This is an "Introductory" level of the lesson which we use to call a "1-Cookie" lesson. (Go to Lesson)
Apple and Books - Proficient Skill Level
You have painted the "Introductory - Apple and Slice" and the "Intermediate - Apple with a Leaf", now you are ready to tackle what we call the "Proficient" level of lessons once known as a "3-Cookie" lesson. In this lesson, you will learn a lot more about blending, a little perspective, contrast and color control. (Go to Lesson)