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Watercolour Fun - Paint a Kingfisher

Denise Hughes, Illustrator, Designer, Tutor

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7 Videos (1h 11m)
    • Introduction

      1:49
    • The Stumbling Blocks to Drawing

      10:07
    • Practising Drawing and Observing

      7:15
    • Kingfisher - An Exercise in Simplifying Shapes

      6:36
    • Drawing your Kingfisher

      10:46
    • Painting your Kingfisher

      32:19
    • Final Thoughts

      2:11

About This Class

In this class you will learn how to paint a kingfisher using watercolors. 

In this class you will be learning the importance of observation in drawing and we will look at some of the stumbling blocks we might come across when trying to draw from observation.I'll be teaching you the three basic stages of drawing which you can apply to any drawing you create. We'll do some practise exercises in this before moving onto the Kingfisher itself. 

We'll use the techniques we've learn't to draw our kingfisher accurately and then go on to paint your kingfisher. The painting tutorial is an in depth look at how I might produce a painting and you can watch me and follow along. I hope you find it useful and informative!

You will need a pencil, an eraser a marker pen, print outs of the two class resources (kingfisher and meerkat print), and watercolour materials. 

Let's get drawing and painting!

Denise

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Denise Hughes

Illustrator, Designer, Tutor

Denise Hughes is a freelance illustrator, surface designer and obsessive doodler who lives and works in Hampshire, UK. Denise works from her studio at The Sorting Office in Hampshire which she shares with 16 other makers and designers.

Denise has worked as a freelance illustrator for 10 years and currently licenses her designs internationally. She is represented by The Bright Group International. Denise combines digital work, watercolor and drawing to create her beautiful, contempora...

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