Mother’s day special: Thanks For Teaching Me To Fly – easy acrylic painting tutorial for beginners

Next weekend is Mother’s Day, so in honor of all the moms out there I created this ‘beautiful but do-able’ Mother’s day step-by-step easy acrylic painting tutorial that features a little baby bird and a momma bird silhouette on a tree branch. So precious! I’ve named this painting, “Thanks For Teaching Me To Fly.” It’s the perfect DIY mother’s day gift, and is also a super fun activity to do with your mom this week!

You’ll need the following colors for this painting:

And the three standard types of brushes that I recommend:


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I specialize in teaching easy, step-by-step acrylic painting tutorials for beginners. I have taught thousands of students over the past decade as a teaching artist in various “sip and paint” studios, and started this channel so that my easy acrylic painting tutorials could reach a larger, worldwide audience. If you are new to acrylic painting, this is the place for you! The motto with my designs is, “do-able but beautiful.”

I post a new video, always a step-by-step acrylic tutorial for beginners, every Saturday. So subscribe if you would like to learn how to paint with acrylics step-by-step! Paint along with me in this real-time acrylic painting tutorial for beginners. I hope you enjoyed today’s acrylic painting class. Let me know what you thought of today’s acrylic painting in the comments section!

Until next time, stay creative!


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