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Course Description

Course Requirements

This course is intended for any age learner over the age of 13.  It is recommended that students to be able to write and read at a high school level.  There are no Required books but Recommended Books are listed below.

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Lesson 2: That Glorious Paint

Lesson 3: Selecting Other Supplies


Lesson 5: The Versatility of Acrylics

Lesson 6: Vocabulary, Texture, and Design

Lesson 7: Basic Painting

Lesson 8: Painting a Still Life

Lesson 9: Painting Landscapes and Seascapes

Lesson 10: Painting Animals and Portraits

Lesson 11: Painting Abstracts

Lesson 12: Creating Your Own Composition

Lesson 13: Creating Compositions Using Tools

Lesson 14: Mixed Media

Lesson 15: Moving Forward

Course Materials

All the course material required to complete this course is contained in this course. 

Grading Policy

Grading Policy- Each lesson is followed by an end of the lesson quiz and practice assignment which will review what is covered in the lesson.  

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe and define what acrylic painting is.
  • Identify the supplies you need for acrylic painting.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how to work with color in acrylic painting.
  • Know the versatility of acrylics.
  • Know vocabulary, texture, and design.
  • Demonstrate basic painting techniques.
  • Demonstrate painting a still life.
  • Demonstrate painting landscapes and seascapes.
  • Demonstrate painting animals and portraits.
  • Demonstrate painting abstracts.
  • Demonstrate creating compositions using tools, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
What Do You Think?100
Assignment 1100
Exam 110
Assignment 2A100
Assignment 2B100
Exam 210
Assignment 3100
Exam 310
Assignment 4A100
Assignment 4B100
Exam 410
Assignment 5A100
Assignment 5B100
Exam 510
Assignment 6A100
Assignment 6B100
Exam 610
Assignment 7100
Exam 726
Assignnment 8A100
Assignment 8B100
Exam 810
Assignment 9100
Exam 910
Assignment 10100
Exam 1010
Assignment 11100
Exam 1110
Assignment 12100
Assignment 13100
Exam 1310
Assignment 14100
Exam 1410
Assignment 15A100
Assignment 15B100
Your Rules100
Final Exam40
Total Points:2586

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