Learn to capture the elegance of a bird’s movement with ink and a brush pen in this art class preview with art educator and illustrator Charlotte Belland (@bellandpixel). She’ll use quick gesture sketches to draw the smooth lines of owls and hawks from real life. You’ll learn how she maximises her materials for confidence with live and complex subjects.
- Gesture drawing from live subjects
- Inking a drawing
- Using various brush marks for form and texture
- Gaining confidence to draw moving subjects
Here are the reference images if you want to paint along!
In the Mini Workshop art class, Charlotte will teach:
- Varying line weight
- Using patterns when sketching
- Capturing movement in a still image
- Using bold ink without fear
Enrol in Charlotte's Mini Workshop (Enrol in our US$6.00 Mini Workshops)
Etchr Products mentioned:
Etchr Sketchbook (Landscape): A4 Hot Press
Jackson's Art Products mentioned:
Tombow Black Dual Tip Blendable Brush Pen
Pentel Black Watercolor Brush Pen
Pentel Medium Water Brush
Light Grey Felt Tip Brush Pen, Medium to Broad
Mid-Tone Grey Brush Pen
15-30 sheets of non-precious/copy paper
Clip-board or rigid surface to hold the non-precious paper
Optional: Lightbox or access to a window
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- Etchr Studio Team