The Moore Method Of Painting

5 Day Challenge

Getting Ready For The 5 Day Challenge

Thanks very much for joining us for the 5 Day Painting Challenge.

Here is what you need to know to get ready and answers to the frequently asked questions:

Question - When Does The 5 Day Painting Challenge Start?

The 5 Day Painting Challenge usually starts 2 days after you register. There is no set time and date for the challenge. You will be notified via email with the links to access once it starts so please check your emails.

Question - How Do I Access The Painting Challenge?

You will receive access to the 5 Day Painting Challenge via email. In the email each day will be links to the video lesson for the day. Click the link to watch the video.

Question - I Can't Find The Email or I Have Missing Emails?

Firstly it is important you entered the right email address at the time you registered. Did you receive the registration email at the time of registering? If not then you may have entered the wrong email address so you will need to register again.

If you are missing emails with links to some of the days videos then please check your Inbox by doing a search for the missing day (ie "Day 3"). And also please check your spam or junk mail folder as emails do sometimes end up there.

Question - Do I Have To Complete It Over 5 Days?

No ... you can take the challenge at any time and at a time and place that suits you. Just save up the emails and access when you are ready.

Question - How Do I Share My Assignments From The Challenge?

To share your assignments you will want to register a free member account for the Learn To Paint Academy. After you register you can log into your account any time to post your assignments and join in the community chat.

Post your assignments by going to the group "All Members" and then to Feed. Post your assignments in there.

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Question - What Medium Can I Paint In?

The Moore Method of Painting which is covered in the 5 Day Painting Challenge is suitable for Oils, Water Mixable Oils, Acrylics & Gouache.

While you will learn a lot about painting principles the method is not suitable for Watercolour.

Question - What Paints Do I Need?

You will need the following colours for the challenge:

- Ultramarine Blue
- Alizarin Crimson (or Crimson, Premanent Crimson or Magenta)
- Yellow Ochre
- Lemon Yellow (or Cadmium Yellow Light)
- Pthalo Green (or Viridian)

- Titanium White

You should be able to find these colours in most of the major brands of oils, acrylics & gouache.

If you wish to use different paints on your palette than the above then you may do so but please be aware that your results will vary from that demonstrated.

Question - What Brushes Do I Need?

You can use the brushes you already have.

Rod mostly uses synthetic flat brushes. He has a large 1" appx sized one for the block in stage, a medium size 1/2", and a small one for lines and details.

Additionally Rod uses a script liner brush (watercolour) also referred to as a rigger brush for details.

And Rod some times uses a palette knife however there is no requirement for you to use one for the 5 day challenge.

Question - Where Do I Get The Photo Reference From?

You can download the photo reference here - Click Here To Download

Question - What Canvases Do I Need & What Sizes?

You will need 4 or 5 canvases. We recommend using a smaller size such as 8" x 10"

Question - Why Is The Challenge Free?

We offer the 5 Day Painting Challenge free as a way to introduce you to The Moore Method of Painting and the Learn To Paint Academy. Its our gift to you and is 100% free.

During the challenge we will be running a promotional discount on Life Membership for the Learn To Paint Academy at a 50% discount.

If you want to find out more about this opportunity - Click Here For More Information

Question - My Question Is Not Answered ... What Do I Do?

If your question is not answered above please contact our Support Desk.

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I'm excited you are joining us on the 5 day challenge and look forward to see your work in the community.


Rod Moore

Contemporary Landscape Artist

Founder of the Learn To Paint Academy

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