Learn to paint dynamic animal portraits in this art class preview with Etchr’s Resident Artist, Tina Hotchkiss. She’ll show you how to use watercolour splashes to capture wild animals. You’ll learn background and texture techniques and a unique trick for adding interest with a surprise tool.

Topics Covered:

  • Adding texture to backgrounds with this technique
  • Adding value and lines with a needle pen over your colours
  • Adding more interest with this unusual tool
  • Mixing tips for a reduced palette


Reference: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1pyK7ex3RQdOTd73qS5Kp8Rsk9MS4zw2G?usp=sharing

In the 90-minute art class, Tina will teach:

  • Choosing colours
  • Painting with intentional brushstrokes
  • Using expressive lines

            Links Mentioned:

            • Etchr Sketchbook: A4 Cold Press
            • Black Graphic Pen Collection: Set of 16

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