Create gallery-worthy art at minimal cost.

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If your walls are in need of a little something, this project is perfect for you.

Our instructor Paula, a visual artist and Pinterest Queen, will walk you through each step to create high-impact art for your space.

She’ll teach you how to curate inspiring images, mix high and low elements, and put together an awesome gallery-inspired piece. You’ll be proud to show off this work of art in your home (and to sign your name in the bottom corner).

What You’ll Learn

This class is packed with different techniques and new ways of looking at art.

In this lesson, Paula will show you how to:

  1. Combine different mediums into one piece of art
  2. Create perspective using angles and painter’s tape
  3. Suggest landscape elements using spots of color
  4. Add texture, light and color blocking to your composition

What You’ll Need

  • Board or canvas
  • Cardstock
  • Images that inspire you
  • Spray paint in colors you like
  • Acrylic paint (again, in colors you like!)
  • Pencils
  • Paint brushes
  • Solvent to clean brushes
  • Painter’s tape
  • Palette
  • Matte medium
  • Scissors
  • Exacto Knife
  • Mask
  • Polyurethane
  • Water

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Your Instructor

Paula Coop McCrory

I’m Paula—a visual curator with a love of Pinterest. I’m the mother of three boys, have 4.4 million followers, and find inspiration through art, color, texture and design. I’d love to help you create something beautiful—and I promise you’ll have plenty of fun along the way. Watch my profile here!


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What currency are the courses in?
All courses are in US Dollars.
What if I have a question about the course?
Let us know at [email protected]!