Draw a silly face and let it come alive!

Herma Starreveld, Artist, illustrator and teacher

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8 Lessons (46m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:46
    • 2. What do you need?

      3:12
    • 3. Excercises

      4:54
    • 4. The background

      2:44
    • 5. Drawing and painting the face

      16:07
    • 6. The hair

      7:49
    • 7. Shirt and frame

      10:21
    • 8. Good bye!

      0:17
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Project Description

The assignment of this lesson is to draw and paint with mixed media techniques a silly face on watercolor paper. You learn how to make a face silly. And you learn about collage, stamping, using watercolor and a great technique with gesso and a stencil.

You need:

For the exercises:

  • Sketch paper. (a simple sketchbook will do)
  • A waterproof black thin marker. 
  • the face templates in the PDF attached to this lesson

For the background:

  • Watercolor paper
  • White gesso
  • An old book page
  • Glue:gel medium matt.
  • An old credit card.

For the face:

  • A waterproof black thin marker
  • White gesso
  • Watercolor (tube's or boxes)
  • A round brush with a thin top. Nr 6, 8 or 10
  • Water proof white marker. (Posca)
  • Pink pastel
  • A brown pastel pencil or charcoal pencil

For the hair:

  • Acrylic paint
  • A round brush with a thin top. Nr 6, 8 or 10
  • Scrap collage paper
  • Scissors
  • A piece of tracing paper.
  • A stamp (or more)
  • Ink pad for the stamp. (water proof)
  • Tape

For the shirt:

  • Stencil
  • a piece of tracing paper
  • Sissors
  • Tape
  • An old credit card
  • Gesso
  • Tape 

For the frame:

  • Watercolor
  • Brush
  • Salt 

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