The Art of Bunnies in Books: an Easter Illustration Celebration

Nina Rycroft, Picture Book Illustrator

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8 Lessons (56m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:38
    • 2. Bunnies in Books: A Brief History

      2:55
    • 3. How to Draw Rabbits and Bunnies

      8:32
    • 4. Paint ‘Rabbit’ From 'Winnie-The-Pooh'

      9:25
    • 5. What is Anthropomorphism?

      5:50
    • 6. Paint a Easter Illustration

      14:05
    • 7. Toy Rabbits

      3:53
    • 8. Design Your Own Velveteen Rabbit

      9:31
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About This Class

If you enjoy picture books, illustration, bunnies and celebrating Easter with more than just chocolate, then this class is a must! 

This class explores the popularity and the history of rabbits, hares and bunnies in picture books. From The Tortoise and the Hare to well-known characters like the Velveteen Rabbit, Peter Rabbit and Miffy. Picture book stories will inspire as you explore different illustration styles and techniques. 

In this class, you will learn how to ...

  • draw rabbits and bunnies
  • paint 'Rabbit' from the 'Winnie-the-pooh' series
  • draw an anthropomorphic (human-like) rabbit
  • draw a series of toy rabbits
  • illustrate an Easter artwork using watercolour

This class is suitable for all levels.

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Interested in character design? 

Below is my series of Skillshare classes that walk you through the entire process of how to illustrate a character from start to finish. Use this series to either brush-up on a particular skill or work your way through, for a comprehensive guide.

Nina's Skillshare Character Design Series

  1. Face Facts: Beginners Guide to Drawing a Self Portrait
  2. Face Shapes: Draw a Series of Character Using Simple Shapes 
  3. 101 Guide to Drawing Eyes
  4. Emoji Me: The art of Facial Expression
  5. How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part One
  6. How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part Two
  7. How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part Three
  8. Draw a Circus of Characters: Exploring Body Shape and Proportion
  9. Draw a Circus of Movement: Simple Techniques to Bring Characters to Life
  10. Draw a Circus of Line & Gesture: Design a Picture Book Character From Start to Finish
  11. Watercolor Magic: One Character Five Ways
  12. Illustration Masterclass - Exploring Technique and Style
  13. Learn to Use Procreate: Design and Illustrate a Bear Character