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Learn to Paint Realistic Watercolor: Boston Terrier

Lisa Long, Artist

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13 Videos (42m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies

    • Choosing a Photo

    • Preparing the Image

    • Underpainting

    • Layering on the Eyes and Nose

    • Adding to the Ears and Face

    • Adding Darker Values

    • Adding Darker Values Continued

    • Final Touches: Nose

    • Final Touches: Eyes

    • Finishing Touches

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

This class will take you step-by-step through the process I use to paint a 5x7 Boston Terrier with watercolor. I will show you what tools you need, how to choose a great photo, how to transfer that image to paper, and how paint it with watercolor to make it look realistic and pop off the page.

10 of 10 students recommendSee All

Love this class. Lisa demonstrates that painting critters doesn't have to be a daunting task. Great layering information. I never even considered painting a portrait of my aging chihuahua before, but now I just might tackle it one day soon. Highly recommend this class.
great class, Lisa manages to get all the information across quickly without having to reply several times and it isn't time consuming like other classes, I look forward to her next class
Hi Lisa, That was a great Skillshare class! I've always wanted to learn how to do pet portraits! I'll hopefully put my project in the gallery soon, I'm just going to give my own dog a try first! I'd love you to do more classes, in particular how you tackle fur like cocker/ springer spaniels as its all curly and long! Thanks very much for the class :) Emily
Emily Bilbie

Illustrator, artist & pattern designer





Lisa Long


Hi, I'm Lisa Long, native Texan, Lifelong Artist, and I love designing my world! From painting sweet little fur babies, to houses, to drawing words and lettering on my iPad Pro! I've been an art teacher for 10 years, and I'm passing on what I know through my online classes here on Skillshare. Follow me to be notified when I publish a new class! Look forward to more Watercolor Tutorials, Hand-Lettering, Digital Lettering, and even some Ceramic Tutorials! I may even post some tutorials ...

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