Hello my friends and welcome to another
Tuesday of tutorial! I am Leonardo Pereznieto and today we
will paint a little boat in an ocean with acrylics. It will have some fantasy
feel to it. First I laid out the overall background,
with green, blue, and a little white, (the exact colors and the complete list of
materials, is in the information below the video), Once it is dry we can paint the boat. First pretty much a flat base and then
we add the detail and shadows on it. Let’s do the inside darker and some boards crossing for people to sit on. A man with a hat will be sitting on the back, rowing with an oar. And in front, a little girl enjoying the ride, enjoying the adventure! And let’s add some shadows. I’m considering the light being from the
top–from above, and slightly to the left. Now some of the seabed the plants on it but for now in a very general way mainly some general changes of tone and then some waves. The boat will be still on shallow water and the water very transparent, but it will soon enter the deep sea. So here, as the water is transparent, we should be able to see some of the algae, the seaweed
underneath. We will have many of them… some small, some bigger, some lighter, some darker and some in differential shapes. And don’t forget to add the light and shadow for each of them. Also we need to add the shadow of
the boat in this direction, that should make it seem like it is floating and that
the bottom of the sea is very shallow here, but under the tip of the boat it will be going steeply down, so it also becomes darker: I mean the overall color of the sea becomes darker. I give a light wash of green, blue-green so as to integrate the weeds and send them down a bit. Then I darken the deeper part that I was
talking about. I will add some mysterious reddish lights from under the Ocean which I’m not sure if I will leave or not, if I don’t like them I´ll erase them. A good thing about acrylics is that you can paint on top of what is there and it
will cover it completely. if the paint is opaque enough. Now behind the boat, on its
wake, I will do another light layer because if the water is moving, I think
you will see less the weed underneath. Good! and now let’s do some reflections some little lines of the waves and some dots , some little sparks. Good! And also let’s paint some waves, some foam of the waves… on the deep side. And it’s ready! If you enjoyed it, please give it a LIKE! subscribe to Fine Art-Tips if you
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new videos. And I will see you on Tuesday ๐Ÿ˜‰ Subtitled by Grethel Trejo


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  3. Hello Leonardo, I didn't know you can speak russian))).Great pleasure to watch your tutorials. You seem to be a very happy person. Thank you for that.

  4. I have been waiting forever to have you show an Acrylic tutorial! I will be doing this once I finish my Christmas paintings!! Thank you! and well done!!!!!

  5. You make it look so easy but I know itโ€™s years of practice but I love watching you bring the art to life in under 5 minutes. Lol Iโ€™m very curious how long did it really take to make the beautiful work of art?

  6. Great. Beautiful how you rendered the water, making it look shallow on one side and then dropping off to the deep on the other. Often goes like this, me looking at your tutorials; First, "oh, this looks pretty easy, I think I could do this"…. then, "wait a second.."….usually ending with "how did he do thรกt ?"๐Ÿ˜
    I will keep practicing….Cheers!

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