Draw a simple face and let it come alive with watercolor and gesso. A mixed media lesson. | Herma Starreveld | Skillshare

Draw a simple face and let it come alive with watercolor and gesso. A mixed media lesson.

Herma Starreveld, Artist, illustrator and teacher

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10 Lessons (50m)
    • 1. Introduction.

      1:05
    • 2. What do you need?

      1:43
    • 3. Drawing faces, exercises

      4:07
    • 4. Draw a face on watercolor paper.

      3:22
    • 5. Apply gesso.

      2:47
    • 6. Paint the face with watercolor.

      27:22
    • 7. Extra inspiration: second face painted.

      0:39
    • 8. Finishing the painting including collage.

      7:52
    • 9. Bonus.

      0:55
    • 10. Good bye!

      0:20

About This Class

Always wanted to draw a face and feeling insecure about it? I will show you how you can draw and paint a simple and interesting face. It is so much fun to make your own character!


You learn in this mixed media project how to draw a simple face and a hint of a body with a waterproof marker. I teach you how to use gesso for interesting structure. The fun part is to color the face with watercolor. I teach you how to make a skin color. How to use watercolor, which is easy and how you can use colors to give the face character.
And you finish the project by choosing a nice suitable shirt for yourself made character and by adding some features if you want.

Please join the fun!

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