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WALL ART

Abstract Painting Tutorials

BEFORE YOU GET STARTED

Canvas Building Guide

By Sculpd

Follow our simple video tutorial and build, stretch and prepare your canvas ready for painting. No need to dig out any tools, just bring your hands!

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BEFORE YOU GET STARTED

Get to Know Your Tools

By Sculpd

In this tutorial, we walk you through the different tools in your kit and how best to use them (spoiler alert - there's no wrong way to use them!)

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EXERCISE 01

Let's Get Loose

With Marcus Aitken

Learn how to paint expressively with help from one of our featured abstract artists - Marcus Aitken.

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EXERCISE 02

Make Your Mark

With Marcus Aitken

A live demonstration of artist Marcus Aitken painting our Make Your Mark exercises Pull, Sweep, Blend, Swipe, Scratch and Scribble in his studies book. 

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EXERCISE 03

Colour Mixing

By Sculpd

Your chosen palette contains five carefully selected colours, however with a little colour-mixing practice you can create many, many more.

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EXERCISE 04

Abstract Compositions

With Emma Howell

Your composition is how all the artistic elements of your piece - your marks, layers and colour - fit together. This is one of the most important steps in understanding abstract art.

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EXERCISE 05

Layering Up

With Marcus Aitken

Learn from artist Marcus Aitken how to layer your paint colours to create different marks and effects in your abstract painting.

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A LITTLE EXTRA

Bonus Content

BONUS 01

Painting Demo

With Marcus Aitken

Watch the full video of Marcus painting a feature piece for Sculpd from his home studio. Includes insights into his thought process and tips for approaching your piece with the correct mindset.

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BONUS 02

A Day at the Gallery

With Emma Howell

We spent a day with Emma at her gallery show in Gloucestershire. Watch her mark-making and layering as she builds a piece using our new abstract canvas painting kit.

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BONUS 03

Artist Q&A

With Marcus Aitken & Emma Howell

We visited both of our featured abstract artists - Marcus and Emma - in their studio and gallery spaces to chat about inspiration, working in their home studios, the importance of daylight...and knowing when to put the paintbrush down!

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LEARN TO EXPRESS YOURSELF ON CANVAS

Meet our featured artists