Dappled Light: Learn Abstract Painting with Acrylics

My Modern Met Academy

Learn mixed media techniques to take your painting to a new level. Through My Modern Met Academy, our online learning platform, you'll unleash your creativity in classes taught by industry experts. 

Nature is a never-ending trove of inspiration. Artist Megan Elizabeth is inspired by the dappled light that’s filtered through the leaves of trees. She has created numerous acrylic paintings that revolve around this exquisite sight, and now she’s showing how you can recreate it, too.

Her class Dappled Light: Learn Abstract Painting with Acrylics on My Modern Met Academy is a fun paint-along session that anyone can try. When you’re done, you’ll have your own dappled-light masterpiece to hang on your wall.

Geared towards beginners but appropriate for more advanced painters, Megan Elizabeth’s dappled light course will start with an introduction to acrylics as well as color mixing. You’ll then work on techniques that include building texture, a focal point, and ways to give your painting depth.


Course Details

  • This is an online class. It is a digital product, and no physical product will be mailed to you.
  • The class difficulty is beginner
  • Course duration is 50 minutes. 
  • Closed captioning is available. 


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About Megan Elizabeth

Megan Elizabeth is an artist living and working just outside of Washington, DC. Megan is inspired by fleeting moments in nature, sunrises, sunsets and dappled light. Her work is elegant, refined, organic, and relaxing. Megan's work has been featured in Apartment Therapy, Brit and Co, Anthropologie, Designlovefest and is available at several galleries worldwide.


How to Access Your Class

When you purchase a My Modern Met Academy class through My Modern Met Store, you will have an atomically created account on Thinkific, our online learning platform.

You’ll receive an email from My Modern Met Academy that will link you to your account where you can then set up your password and begin taking the class.