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Learn to Paint Realistic Watercolor: Boston Terrier

Lisa Long, Digital Lettering Artist & Illustrator

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13 Videos (42m)
    • Introduction

      1:18
    • Supplies

      1:42
    • Choosing a Photo

      2:21
    • Preparing the Image

      5:20
    • Underpainting

      5:58
    • Layering on the Eyes and Nose

      5:41
    • Adding to the Ears and Face

      3:00
    • Adding Darker Values

      3:36
    • Adding Darker Values Continued

      5:10
    • Final Touches: Nose

      3:00
    • Final Touches: Eyes

      2:58
    • Finishing Touches

      1:05
    • Final Thoughts

      0:50

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.

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This is a super helpful course on painting a realistic animal portrait. I learned a ton about layering watercolors and how to create the perfect realistic-looking eyes. Thanks so much, Lisa!
thank you for giving instruction and inspiration throughout your video. your style of step by step is very helpful...actually your whole approach is delightful and makes me want to do more.

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Lisa Long

Digital Lettering Artist & Illustrator

Everyday I combine my 11 years of experience teaching art with my lifetime experience of learning art to create beautifully illustrated and hand lettered designs that engage, inspire, and entertains people in your community.

Over the past couple years, I have focused on hand lettering and illustrations. What started as a hobby has quickly turned into a career.

With my iPad Pro and Apple Pencil in my hands, I crush it on apps like Procreate to create eye-catching content ...

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