4 easy steps to painting a pear..

How to Paint a PEAR With Acrylic Paint, 4 Easy Steps, for the Beginner

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How to paint a PEAR with acrylic paint, 4 easy steps, for the beginner, quick and easy.

A very easy project, all you need is something to paint on , it could be a dish, an old chair, a mailbox, canvas, watercolor paper, brushes, and any Red, Yellow, Blue, Brown, Green, Black and white pant..A jar for water and to clean your brushes, paper towels, and a plate to put your paints on...Watch the video to see how
Painting a pear with acrylic paint is so easy, here are the steps.
Step 1: Draw the shape of a pear with pencil or chaulk.
Step 2: Apply the base color of yellow..
Step 3: Apply Shadow color
Step 4: Add highlight
Watch my video tutorial for more instructions..
http://www.youtube.com/allisonprior

how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Step 1: Draw the shape of a pear with pencil or chaulk, this will help to get the shape of the pear correctly, if you don't like the shape you can erase the lines, or wipe off the chaulk with a damp brush paper towel..
how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Step 2: Apply the base color of yellow with a small filbert or flat sable or bristle brush, apply 2 coats of base color paint if needed, wait for each coat to dry before adding the 2nd coat of paint..
how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Draw as many pears at needed for you project, and add the base color you want, could be yellow, orange, green, or red brown,..
how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Step 3: Apply Shadow color to the left or right side of the pear, all you need to do is add a little brown to your yellow base color, a little brown to your orange base color, or blue to deepen the green base color, the pear can be dry when you apply the shadow....
how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Step 4: And Finally Add white highlights to where you think the light is shinning on the pear, you can also add leaves, and stem.
how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Here are a few various base colors for different color fruit. I hope you enjoy doing the project, you can paint along with my video and have fun..
how to paint a pear with acrylic paint 4 easy steps for the beginner
Include this technique in a beautiful still life painting :)

Suggested materials:

  • Filbert and flat brushes
  • Acrylic Paint
Allison Prior

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1 question
  • Elaine
    on Jul 30, 2017

    You make it look easy, Allison! Good instructions! Are you, by chance, related to Shelley Prior?

    • Elaine
      on Jul 30, 2017

      Allison, I'm not sure where Shelley originally "came from" but do know she lives in southern Ontario.

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