Paint a rooster in acrylics, one easy stroke at a time. This rooster painting tutorial is broken down for you to make it beginner friendly and fun!
Paint a rooster in acrylics, an easy step-by-step lesson you can create in small amounts of time. Painting a rooster is just a matter of breaking down each area. Rooster colors range widely, so it is easy to use what acrylic paints you have on hand or to make this painting uniquely yours.
This rooster painting is simple enough when you break it down into bite size pieces. Therefore I have many posts linked of the steps to paint this handsome fellow for you to refer to and learn from.
Plaid FolkArt paints:
School Bus Yellow
Donna Dewberry 10 piece collection
Background for Rooster Painting
There are a few background lessons I have on this site with more in the works. For my rooster background, this is the blog post with video for the exact one. ROOSTER BACKGROUND
A background option I think would work great with this is the Faux Barn Wood background.
Transfer Rooster Pattern
Download, print and transfer the Rooster pattern or feel free to sketch it in yourself.
The rooster pattern for tracing is in the Resource Library. To access, fill out the subscription form and get the password. Find the step by step here to transfer the pattern.
Now on to painting the rooster tail and body. The tail is done with a double-loaded brush but don’t worry you can do a practice session on an inexpensive multi-media pad to get the hang of it. Paint a Rooster tail and body is here.
The rooster feathers are where the real pop of color comes into this paintings. The bright yellows provided such a lovely contrast to the darker blues and black. The colors I have listed the colors I used but you are welcome to paint your rooster to your specifications.
Add the final details and complete your rooster painting. It all comes together in this final tutorial. Enjoy!
Congratulations, you have finished your Rooster Painting!