Capture the personality of your pet: Draw a customized portrait

Jennifer Moorhead, Artist, Art Professor, Entrepreneur

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10 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:14
    • 2. Choosing your pet photographs

      1:45
    • 3. Drawing techniques

      4:07
    • 4. Shapes

      3:20
    • 5. Proportions

      5:39
    • 6. Eyes (part one)

      3:33
    • 7. Eyes (part two)

      3:30
    • 8. Values (part one)

      6:19
    • 9. Value (part two)

      6:03
    • 10. Final thoughts

      1:34

About This Class

This class is about drawing the personality of your pet from a photograph(s) using pencil. Not only will the results be rewarding but the process of creating will be fun! There are simple steps to learn to draw a pet's face to create a portrait. Your drawing skill level can be a beginner to intermediate. The class project is creating one pencil portrait drawing of your pet. 

The basic skills you will be learning are:

  1.  Selecting your pet photographs to use for the drawing project
  2. Drawing techniques
  3.  Shape
  4.  Proportion
  5. Drawings eyes - to reflect the “spirit” of your pet
  6. Value