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Painting a Moonlit Stream with Acrylics in 10 Minutes!


Today we paint a moonlit lake landscape and a small city reflecting in the back of our forest in fewer than 10 minutes! This is a real time acrylic landscape painting tutorial.

Hour long lessons & Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/onehourpaintings

Primary Blue (By: BASIC)
Primary Yellow (By: Basic)
Primary Red (By: Basic)
Titanium White (By: BASIC)
Black (By: BASIC)

Large square headed brush (Artists Loft)
Medium square headed brush (old and rough, unbranded)
Medium square headed brush (Artists Loft)
Small square headed brush (Artists Loft)
Small round headed brush (Artists Loft)


Canvas board: 6×8

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  1. //ItzzMehDia \ says


  2. Bohari Japar says

    i need it to be shipped to my address…

  3. Manny Melgoza says

    did you cover the canvas in liquid white before you started?

  4. Kalobz says

    dude hes so good he knows what to start drawing in his subject not like me when i start i would be dumb and start with the moon nice job

  5. Nick Leon says


  6. sheldon savard says

    Just heard of this channel today from your dad… Glad to support it with a subscription.

  7. Angelena Boden says

    So glad I found you. New to painting and acrylics. I copied your misty forest and it was the first thing I felt reasonably pleased with. Thank you from the UK.

  8. Kelli Landon says

    Must try this!

  9. Kumaran Keats Narayanan says

    it is very great .

  10. Kumaran Keats Narayanan says

    it's great and I'm trying moonlit stream . u do it easily .but I struggle

  11. Arati Kulkarni says

    This is my first painting. And I enjoyed it. Love these 10 minute paintings of yours.

  12. Annu Singh says

    ur awosom artist

  13. Francis Caviani says

    Ryan, I like your 10 min. Painting. You are very good , and I notice that you lift weights. I can tell by the size of your arms. You look great!! I am 83 yrs. old and have Parkinson's. I still paint and am not too good ,but it keeps me busy. Have a nice day, Fran caviani

  14. Cindy Tulipano says


  15. HyldenM says

    Either that's a really tiny canvas or your hands are very large

  16. Аннушка Силивейстрова says

    Thank you.))))

  17. Tehmas Zohra says


  18. CreeperLoverX3 says

    I recently made a moonlit river painting that took me hours and yet here you are with only 10 minutes painting that absolutely destroyed my painting

  19. anne de guernon says

    i absolutely love what you do, thank you so much for sharing this with us; above all, and not laughing at you, i love when you say: with that being said, i don't know if you noticed that you say that often. it's adorable! god bless

  20. CHERYL PARR says

    Ryan, what brand and type on brush do you use that holds all that paint?
    The one with the green handle?
    I want one! The paint seems to go forever!
    Thank you
    Cheryl Parr
    Big Fan of all your work!!!

  21. Emy says

    do we have to wait for it to dry before adding white to the river?

  22. Nancy Reindl says

    What colors do you use for your trees?

  23. Lauren Torres says

    Your quick art pieces are amazing!! 🙂

  24. Little Emo says

    Umm… sorry to ask but can anybody tell me what canvas or board was used here?😅

  25. Laura Forconi says

    love it, you are so amazing

  26. Jeremy Smith says

    What type of paint are you using to make the stars and night sky?

  27. Louise Rosefield says

    I love your work Ryan, but I think I will start a drinking game every time you mention:
    With -that being said and litany.

  28. getstuk87 says

    Can I buy this painting from you Ryan? Message me.

  29. Michele Progress Daily says

    Render me Speechless Ryan , with that being said ,well done my friend !

  30. sujatha Venkatesh says

    I love your tutorials. Thank,you so much

  31. Jean Milhollin says

    It ain't fair what would take me two days you do in 10 minute

  32. DAVAD M DAVAD says

    Your work is really lovely. Inspired and inspiring. Thank you for enriching my life a bit. I plan to take up acrylics because you motivated me.

    Keep up the great work.


  33. DAVAD M DAVAD says

    Also, Bro, do you even lift?

  34. Prashant Simon says

    I can simply say thank you

  35. Rosa Benavidez says

    For beginners does the size of the canvas matter? What brand do you use?

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