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

SP Van der Merwe, Illustrator & Cartoonist

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10 Lessons (19m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:52
    • 2. Summary

      0:30
    • 3. Equipment

      3:14
    • 4. Getting Started

      2:07
    • 5. Undersketch

      2:48
    • 6. Inking - Part 1

      4:51
    • 7. Tips & Tricks

      0:58
    • 8. Inking Part 2

      1:59
    • 9. Erasing

      0:58
    • 10. Final Thoughts

      0:37

Project Description

Wildlife Ink Portrait

ASSIGNMENT

Follow the video guide and my "beautiful" voice, to create a beautiful inked illustration of you favourite Wildlife Animal. You can use any wild animal you like, but feel free to use any of the images I have included in this post. The assignment consists of a few steps to reach the final detailed portait, so here they are:

  • Deciding upon which wild animal to illustrate.
  • Acquiring a Detailed Image of your chosen wild animal.
  • Defining destinct landmarks on the chosen animal's image.
  • Rough pencil sketch of the underdrawing.
  • Inking over the rough lines.
  • Refining the illustration
  • Erasing Underdrawing

Following these steps will help you create a prestine inked illustration of your chosen wild animal.

DELIVERABLES

Let's see what your creative process looks like! When uploading the scanned image of your final illustration, remember to include:

  • The image of your chosen wild animal.
  • The image (scanned or photographed) of your rough sketch.
  • The image (scanned or photographed) of your final inked illustration.

Thank you so much for taking this class, I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed making it!

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