How to Paint a Sunset and Silhouette in Acrylic for Beginners Part 1

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Paint brushes

Acrylic paint set


Tissue paper

Carbon paper

HB pencil

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Step 1: Paint a Gradient

paint a blue gradient for the sky - check out the video on how to do this

Step 2: Add Orange

be careful not to mix the blue and orange too much, otherwise you'll end up making brown

Step 3: Add the Horizon

use plain black to add the horizon

Step 4: Add Dark Blue

add dark blue by mixing blue and brown - check out the video on how to do this and keep your eyes peeled for part 2

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