The Great Acrylic Painting Challenge!

Free Online painting Challenge

Wednesday March 23rd - Friday April 8th

Congratulations! You Are registered For The Challenge!.

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"The Great Acrylic Painting challenge"
March 23rd - April 8th 

Congratulations! If you have it to this page then you are registered for the challenge.

Great to have you join us for it. Below is all the information you need to get the most out of the challenge. 

Important - Follow the steps below in the Start Here section first

Start Here <<< Do This First

To get you set up correctly for the challenge make sure you start here with these action steps:

Action Step 1 - Register For The Facebook Group

The Challenge will be run via the Facebook Group. So you will need to register to join the group. After requesting to join the group please wait until the group admin approves your registration (this process is not automatic so please be patient)

Follow this link -

NOTE - Facebook Group will go live on the morning of the 23rd March

Action Step 2 - Save This Page

This page is going to have ALL of the information you need for the challenge.

So you will definitely want to make sure you save it. Here is the link to save -

When ever you have any question at all just come back to this page using the above link and all your questions will be answered right here for you. Everything you need to know will be here :)

Action Step 3 - Invite Your Artist Friends To Join Us

Challenges are more fun when you do them with friends. Please feel free to invite all of your arty friends to join us.

Just send them to the registration page here -

Note - During the Free challenge you will have access to the live sessions and recordings. If you wish to have access after the challenge is finished then consider upgrading your account to Life Member with Full Access:

Opportunity To Upgrade Your Account

The "Great Acrylic Painting Challenge" Live Challenge is 100% FREE to take part in. 

You will have access to the recordings via the Facebook Group until the challenge ends and the Facebook Group is closed on Monday 11th April. Once the challenge ends the complete "The Great Acrylic Painting Challenge" program will be available to full members of the Learn To Paint Academy.

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Note - The Opportunity to become a life member at this price is limited and only available a couple of times each year

Art Supplies

Here are the art supplies you will need for the challenge:


Rod's recommended acrylic paint is Atelier Interactive. Note - You can also use oils or gouache to complete the challenge if you prefer.

Here is the palette we will use (Bold colours are our standard palette):

* Ultramarine Blue

* Cerulean Blue
* Alizarin Crimson
* Cadmium Red
* Yellow Ochre
* Cadmium Yellow Light or Lemon Yellow
* Pthalo Green or Viridian Green

* Burnt Siena
* Titanium White


You can use which ever brushes you feel comfortable with. Rod uses a minimal amount of brushes:

* 2 x 1" Flat Synthetic Brushes
* 2 x 1/2 or 1/4" Flat Synthetic Brushes
* 1 x Small Rigger or Script Line Brush
* 1 x Medium Palette Knife

Painting Surfaces

Use which ever painting surface you like - Stretched Canvas, Boards (prepared with Gesso), Loose Canvas, Canvas Pads

Size - Either 12 x 16 or 16 x 20"

We will have 1 warm up painting projects and 3 main painting projects so you will want at least 5 surfaces to work with


Rod does not use a lot of mediums in his painting... however he suggests the following:

* Bucket of water
* Retarder (if using acrylic paints)
* Solvent or Thinning medium for oils
* Fast drying Medium for oils and water mixable oils

Download PDF Version of Art Supplies - Click Here To Open PDF

Schedule - Dates & Times

Here is the schedule of dates & times:

Note - Facebook Group will open on Wednesday 5th January

  • Wednesday 23rd March @ 9am
    Welcome & Introduction

    Thursday 24th March@ 9am
    Materials Overview Video
    Moore Method of Painting

    Friday 25th March @ 9am
    Q&A Live Stream
    Learn To Paint Academy Overview

    Saturday 26th March @ 9am
    Rest Day

    Sunday 27th March @ 9am
    Rest Day

    Monday 28th March @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Tuesday 29th March @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Wednesday 30th March @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Thursday 31st March @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Friday 1st April @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Saturday 2nd April @ 9am
    Rest Day

    Sunday 3rd April @ 9am
    Rest Day

    Monday 4th April @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Tuesday 5th April @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Wednesday 6th April @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Thursday 7th April @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Friday 8th April @ 9am
    Live Painting Session

    Monday 11th April @ 9am
    Challenge & Facebook Group Closes

Download the schedule in PDF format - Click Here To Download The PDF

Note - The above dates and times are for Brisbane (Australia) which is AEST +10

You will need to convert the dates and times to your local date and time. You can do this by going to this link:

Watch this video on how to use the above link -

Video Recordings

Here are the links to all of the recordings from the challenge:

Challenge now over. Videos will be added to LTPA Members area shortly

Photos For Challenge

The photos for the challenge will appear in this section closer to the dates:

Challenge now over. Photos will be added to the members area soon.

Leave Feedback

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Support - Need Help?

Need help or support in any way? Contact our support desk and raise a support ticket here:

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Note - Our support desk typically respond within 24 - 48 hours. Please be patient and do not raise multiple support tickets as it actually slows down response time rather than speeding it up.


Rod Moore
Contemporary Landscape Artist
Founder of the Learn To Paint Academy
Founder of the Artist Business Academy

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