#simplycreate a sunset landscape with acrylic

Materials

For this tutorial you need:

  • Simply acrylic paint
  • 2 Simply “fine tip” brushes of different sizes
  • 2 Simply acrylic marker, black and pink
  • Simply mini wooden easel and Simply mini canvas
  • Simply plastic palette
  • A water container and a paper towel roll

Step 1

Rainbow background

Arrange different colours of paint horizontally over the entire surface of the mini canvas frame.

From top to bottom, start with blue, red, orange, neon pink, yellow, neon yellow. Using the water-soaked brush, blend the different colours to create a sunset gradient.

Leave to dry.

Step 2

Foreground

Take the black marker then draw several silhouettes of trees, colour them all in black.

Change the marker, now take the rose and draw the setting sun while placing it just behind 2 fir trees to give an effect of depth to the landscape.

Step 3

Adding the snow

Use the fine tip brush dip it in a little white acrylic paint. In the sky and on the branches of trees, apply the snow in small dots or small lines.

Step 4

Result and inspiration

And now, the paint is completely dry, we can now place it on its small easel and admire the result

Don’t forget to show us your art using #simplycreate

Simply Acrylic Paint

Daler-Rowney Simply Acrylic Paints are a perfect starting point for artists and hobbyists looking to experiment with acrylics. These soft-body water-based colours can be used straight from the tube, wet easily onto the surface, and can be thinned with water.

VIEW PRODUCTS

Simply Acrylic Brushes

Daler-Rowney Simply Acrylic brushes are made with golden Taklon that is a synthetic material formulated to exhibit the qualities of the finest hair brushes.

VIEW PRODUCTS

Simply Canvas

Daler-Rowney Simply Canvases feature a medium grain textured 250gsm acid free canvas, triple primed and ready for use which is available in a comprehensive range of shapes and sizes.

VIEW PRODUCTS

Simply Sketching Pencils

Daler-Rowney Simply offers a comprehensive range of Sketching Pencils sets. Each sets will provide professional or novice artists a variety of sketching pencils allowing them to achieve artistic depth to their sketches.

VIEW PRODUCTS

About the artist:

The painter Amylee Paris tirelessly finds her inspiration in colour and nature. Her abstract blooms and portraits shine in several art galleries in the UK.