In this art class preview, learn to paint a semi-realistic portrait in gouache with artist Cecile Yadro (@cecileyadro). She will show you how to create a highly detailed portrait that stands out with vivid colours.

 Topics Covered:
  • Varying paint consistency
  • Creating skin tones with a variety of colours
  • Layering colours for depth
  • Choosing attractive and unusual colours

Check out the reference image here if you want to paint along!

In the Mini Workshop art class, Cecile will teach:

  • Using gouache for fine detail
  • Expressing your subject’s unique personality
  • Painting a semi-realistic style to stand out

Enrol in Cecile's Mini Workshop (Enrol in our US$6.00 Mini Workshops)

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    Other materials:

    • Watercolour paper: Hot pressed, 300gsm, size 17x25
    • 2H pencil, regular eraser and sharpener
    • Magic tape (Suggested brand: 3M)
    • Any palette
    • Two jars of water
    • Cloth or kitchen paper
    • Water spray
    • Gouache paints: White, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Vermillion Red, Magenta, Cobalt blue, Turquoise, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Ultramarine blue or any primary colours

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    See you!

    - Etchr Studio Team


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