Painting with Ink: Create An Ink Portrait of your Favorite Wild Animal | SP Van der Merwe | Skillshare

Painting with Ink: Create An Ink Portrait of your Favorite Wild Animal

SP Van der Merwe, Illustrator & Videographer

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10 Videos (19m)
    • Introduction

    • Summary

    • Equipment

    • Getting Started

    • Undersketch

    • Inking - Part 1

    • Tips & Tricks

    • Inking Part 2

    • Erasing

    • Final Thoughts

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About This Class

If you share in my love for everything wild and wonderful, as well as my love for inking, this is the class for you.In this class I will teach you how to create a beautifully detailed ink portrait of your favorite wild animal. Whether it's a Burmese Python or a South African Wildebeest, the principles I teach in this lesson apply to them all.

I've been drawing all my life, and have been inking avidly for almost a year. During this time I have sold three of my Wildlife ink portraits to a Fine Art Gallery, and have also increased my follwing on social media. I am still growing in my art capabilities, but the feeling I got from completing my wildlife ink portraits was one that I felt I had to share. Even if you have little or no experience in inking, this course will help you create a work of art which you can be truly proud of, and set you down the path of cretive fulfillment.






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SP Van der Merwe

Illustrator & Videographer

I am a sort-of jack of all trades. I draw, I paint, I 3D model, I make videos and take photos. I love expressing my creativity in interesting ways, and I love learning new skills.

I studied Mechanical Engineering, and completed my degree in mid 2012. After working in the industry for three years, I got back into the arts, and have been growing my craft ever since. Now, I can't stop learning new skills and improving on all the different and awesome things this world has to off...

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