In this lesson, "Apple and a Slice", 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 and a Slice" is painted on an 8"x10" stretched canvas using Ginger's standard palette of colors.
See "Supplies Needed" below.
This is a "Introductory" lesson or what we use to refer to as a "1-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
8" x 10" Canvas
Transfer Paper (Saral)
Apple and a Slice
Enjoy this tutorial that shows you some of the basic skills needed to paint with Ginger Cook. This is an "Introductory" level of lesson which we use to call a "1-Cookie" lesson.
Apple with a Green Leaf - Released July 28th
In this tutorial, we have upped the game a little bit to what we call an "Intermediate" level lesson which was known as a "2-Cookie" lesson. A little more challenging but you are up to it after completing the "Apple with a Slice" our "Introductory" tutorial.
Apple and Books - Released August 18th
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.