How to Paint a Sunset and Silhouette in Acrylic for Beginners Part 2


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Paint brushes

Acrylic paint set


Tissue paper

HB pencil

Carbon Paper

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Step 1: Make the Background Brighter

paint a second layer with the same colours to make the colours brighter

Step 2: Add the Silhouette

add the silhouette by tracing the picture from your reference image with carbon paper - watch the video to know exactly how to do this

Step 3: Paint the Silhouette

use plain black paint to do this

Step 4: Add the Moon and Stars

check out the technique on how to add the stars

Step 5: Add the Lights

paint the circles grey first - your colours will be way brighter when you add it once the grey paint is dry

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