Learning Objectives:
•  To learn how to apply acrylic paints at different consistencies
•  To practise brush techniques
•  To make appropriate changes to improve work as it develops. 
Your task:
1. Read through the PowerPoint below to get an understanding of where the project is heading. 
2. Note down any homework.
3. Watch the two videos below
4. Have a go at the techniques shown.
What you will need: 
Sketching paper (or your sketchbook), a soft pencil, eraser, ruler, paint brush, acrylic paints, palette, water pot, newspaperpaper towels and an apron.
Task 1: Acrylic Paint Techniques
Your Task 2: Painting Gradients
Extension Task:
  •  Draw more challenging shapes, rather than your initials.
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