From Everyday to Extraordinary: Paint an Object 3 Ways - Pineapple

Ohn Mar Win ohnmarwin.com, Illustrator surface designer teacher

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6 Videos (37m)
    • Class introduction

      0:48
    • Drawing the pineapple

      9:38
    • Watercolour line

      7:12
    • Watercolour and gel pens

      8:55
    • Watercolour and post pens

      8:37
    • Final thoughts and Homework

      2:07

About This Class

In this class I'm going to take you through 4 lessons with different approaches BUT using one subject...the PINEAPPLE. It's still very much on trend and this icon can be seen on everything from cushions to journals. 

First I'm going to draw a pineapple from life using pencil. This will give me an insight into how it's proportions and how its constructed. Perhaps certain themes will emerge that will inspire you when we move onto the other techniques.

1) We'll paint a basic version in watercolour using line to emphasise the shapes

2) Watercolour and pen to create a more decorative pineapple

3) A fun version of pineapple play pattern using watercolour and Posca pens 

Anyone can join in with this class as these techniques are certainly beginner level up. The main thing is  to have fun and explore.

66 of 67 students recommendSee All

A very good class!
Very encouraging! Make a few mistakes and have some fun!
A precise class that shows you how to broaden your techniques! Loved it!
Claire Picard

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Ohn Mar Win ohnmarwin.com

Illustrator surface designer teacher

Over Ohn Mar Win's 20 year career she has produced illustrations for editorial, publishing, advertising, packaging and branding. As well as designing for greetings cards, stationery and gifts.

Ohn Mar is primarily known for her textural foodie images, which have now appeared in The Most Gorgeous Cookbook Ever, a book of 30 of her illustrated recipes. She has also illustrated cookery books for Quarto Publishing,Kyle Books and The Sunday Times.

She loves to draw, posting her sketch a day experiments, and work in progress on Instagram. And this year she is attempting 365 days of paint. She also has one of the largest foodie illustration boards on Pinterest full of inspiration.