Painting Together with Acrylic! Lesson 5: Painting glowing jellyfish

Painting Together with Acrylics, Episode 5: Painting a Glowing Jellyfish!

This episode is Part of the Painting Together with Acrylics live video series – learn more here

This painting lesson is sure to get you inspired! We’ll paint jellyfish! This is a great way to learn how to create simple glowing effects. It’s easier than you might think! Follow along and create your own painting. Join me, Gigi Chen, and fellow artists from around the world as we embark on this acrylic painting adventure together.

In this lesson, you’ll learn:

  • How to paint jellyfish
  • Basic acrylic painting techniques
  • Luminous painting effects
  • Monochromatic painting
  • How to mix acrylic paints

How does this work? Join me live on Thursdays at 3PM Eastern and I’ll lead you through a finished painting. Follow along if you’d like or watch the video and paint along at your own pace. You’ll find the materials below. When you’re done, visit and share your work!

I’ll start with a drawing already transferred to a panel. To learn how this happens, watch this video:

You’ll Need this reference image to paint along with me:

I’ll be using:

Acrylic Paints: Payne’s Grey, Titanium White, Mars Black, Ultramarine Blue

Brushes: A variety of small rounds and flats

Surfaces: 5×7 or 8×10 panel

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