INKING CUTE ANIMALS: Explore the Ways of Traditional Illustration I

Sova Huova, freelance illustrator and creative

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17 Lessons (1h 23m)
    • 1. INTRODUCTION: INKING CUTE ANIMALS

      1:36
    • 2. PROJECT

      0:55
    • 3. OBSERVING

      2:19
    • 4. INSPIRATION AND CONCEPT

      1:45
    • 5. ABSTRACTION

      0:47
    • 6. MATERIALS

      4:40
    • 7. DRAWING

      8:16
    • 8. BONUS: DIGITAL TOUCHES

      3:43
    • 9. WHAT'S NEXT

      1:35
    • 10. Whale Bonus: Animal Inktober I

      6:47
    • 11. Whale Bonus II: Animal Inktober II

      8:08
    • 12. Deer Bonus: Animal Inktober III

      9:58
    • 13. Wolf Bonus: Animal Inktober IV

      8:45
    • 14. Owl Bonus: Animal Inktober V

      6:43
    • 15. Tiger Bonus: Animal Inktober VI

      5:14
    • 16. Bear Bonus: Animal Inktober VII

      4:37
    • 17. Giraffe Bonus: Animal Inktober VIII

      6:53
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Project Description

Your Own Animal Illustration

Create your own cute illustration of your favourite animal!

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Start right now by choosing the animal you are going to draw. Make a collage of photos showing this animal in different poses. Upload this collage in your project gallery or share a link on it.
  2. Optional: Share pictures from your exercises or your drawing process.
  3. SHARE YOUR FINAL ILLUSTRATION.

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Other learning resources:

Illustration Studio: Inking Animals - my book originally inspired by this class, contains plenty of step by step inking tutorials and exercises

Links:

Cute animals: Inspiration board

Info about Inktober

Pixlr: Free Online Photo Editor

Whimsical Animals with Watercolors

My other classes on Skillshare: 

Illustrated Jewelry: Turn your Art into Wearables

Whimsical Animals with Watercolors

Find me online:

@nestingspirits on IG

website

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Special thanks for music: Josh Woodward - Sunny Side of the Street

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Feel free to get inspired by this (2018) Animal Inktober prompt list:

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