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Mindy Lacefield

Hi! My name is Mindy and I am inspired and paint from the nostalgia of my childhood. Channeling my inner 8 year old. Painting my dreams into reality. I teach. I learn. I play. I make mistakes. I celebrate those mistakes because they become happy, magical moments from the Divine.

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About this Course

Come with me on this mini class journey and learn how to create sweet Baby animals using a simple composition, colors, and style. I'll show you how to lay down color for a striking, rich background. We will layer on top with gesso to create a placeholder for our animals. We will be exploring and sketching in our journals beforehand to work on shapes and to decide what animals we want to create.

the details

  • $39
  • 6 lessons - sketchbook lesson and 4 animal lessons (piglet, elephant, Bitty baby-corn, baby panda and giraffe)
  • Guest Artist Sylwia Gryczuk at @tandiart
  • color choices and background work
  • i'll talk you through each step....i'm pretty chatty in these videos 
  • class begins April 10th, 2017















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paint colors:

  • any colors you love: don't feel like you have to use the exact color (except for quin. nickel azo gold. that color is a must-have for all my classes)
  • quin. nickel azo gold (this is really the only color that has no substitutions and what I would consider a must have color)
  • blick matte acrylics - green blue light
  • golden matte - titanium white, paynes gray, cadmium red medium
  • artist's loft - orange (any orange is fine)
  • target colors: seaweed, morning mist, leaf (all of these are interchangeable)
  • ceramcoat - salmon