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Art For Kids: Learn To Paint Acrylic Paintings
5.0( 3 REVIEWS )
2h 28m

Fun and educational! Kids aged 8-12 learn to paint acrylic paintings. 8 engaging projects to spark creativity and artistic skills.

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2h 28m


Hi. My name is Em Winn and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have nearly 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes children feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful. Let the creative fun begin!

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About This Course

The Art for Kids: Beginning Acrylic Painting course is a fun and engaging way for your child to learn art!

Designed with beginners in mind, this course is perfect for children ages 8-12 years old. With a total of 8 fun and unique acrylic art painting projects, your child will learn the skills to create masterpieces of their own long after the course is complete.

There are two (sometimes three) steps in each art project:

  • Step 1: Paint Background or Outline
  • Step 2: Paint Main Subject onto Background

The process used to teach each project is a kid-tested, step-by-step method that will both inspire and delight your child into painting action! This process involves observing, following instructions, and creating until the student is happy with the desired outcome.

Students will learn basic acrylic painting techniques and apply these techniques to complete each project.

The Art for Kids: Beginning Acrylic Painting course is designed to give children the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.

Supplies and materials needed for this course:

  • heavy paper (acrylic paper works great!)
  • acrylic paints (various colors)
  • paintbrushes (small, medium, large)
  • a small piece of cardboard
  • pencil with eraser
  • paper towels
  • paper plates
  • a bowl of water

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have the fundamental knowledge of how to paint with acrylic.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and develop the skill of painting!

Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction, Course Goals, Supplies Needed, And Examples Of Projects
Introduction, Course Goals, And Examples Of Projects 00:00:00
Supplies You Will Need For This Course (Video) 00:00:00
Supplies You Will Need For This Course (Document) 00:00:00
Section 2 - Let's Learn About Sharks And Create A Cool Shark Painting!
Stealthy Shark Facts And Shivery Shark Images 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Ocean Background 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Sharks 00:00:00
Section 3 - Let's Learn About Cats And Create A Cute Cat Painting!
Kitty Cat Facts And Cute Cat Images 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Cat Background 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Cat 00:00:00
Step 3: Details Onto Cat Masterpiece 00:00:00
Section 4 - Let's Learn About Trees And Create A Swirly Rainbow Tree Painting!
Tantalizing Tree Facts And Terrific Tree Images 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Rainbow Background 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Swirly Tree 00:00:00
Section 5 - Let's Learn About Desert Landscapes And Create A Desert Landscape Painting!
Dazzling Desert Facts And Delightful Desert Images 00:00:00
Step 1: Outline Desert Landscape 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Desert Landscape 00:00:00
Section 6 - Let's Learn About Dragonflies And Create A Dragonfly Painting!
Dreamy Dragonfly Facts And Dainty Dragonfly Images 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Dragonfly Background 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Dragonfly 00:00:00
Section 7 - Let's Learn About Maasai Warriors And Create A Maasai Warrior Painting!
Magnificent Maasai Warrior Facts And Images 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Background 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Maasai Warriors 00:00:00
Section 8 - Let's Learn About Abstract Painting And Create An Abstract Painting Of Our Own!
What Is Abstract Art? These Images Will Help Explain! 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Abstract Outline 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Abstract Artwork 00:00:00
Section 9 - Let's Learn About Landscape Paintings And Create One Ourselves!
Landscape Painting Facts And Images of Lovely Landscape Paintings 00:00:00
Step 1: Paint Landscape Painting 00:00:00
Step 2: Paint Detail On Landscape 00:00:00
Section 10 - Thank You!
Thank you! 00:00:00

Course Review


3 Ratings
  1. Anonymous

    Art for everyone


    This course is not just for children.

  2. Anonymous

    Art for Kids


    EVERY course by “Art of kids” are amazing. The teacher is so great and my kids love it as they work with her. If I could give her more stars then 5 I would!!!! I highly recommend this course and all her courses.

  3. Anonymous

    Well organized lessons


    Another fun art class by Ms. Em! The lessons are organized first by presenting facts/background about the subject/theme of the lesson, then the painting of the background or the outline of the painting, and finally finishing the painting with foreground and details.


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