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Whimsical Cupcakes in Soft Pastels and Mixed Media

Donna Brown, Art teacher, supply hoarder, and Artist / Crafter

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15 Videos (38m)
    • Introduction & Materials

      2:24
    • Drawing Whimsical Cupcakes - The Template

      2:41
    • Cupcake #1

      2:36
    • Cupcake #2

      2:35
    • Cupcake #3

      2:55
    • Creating a symmetrical cake stand template

      2:46
    • Starting the Project-- Sketching your composition

      4:38
    • Making a mask

      4:36
    • Pastel Basics

      2:50
    • Creating your color story

      0:41
    • Adding color to the background

      3:04
    • Practicing the texture for the background

      2:07
    • Adding texture to the background

      2:24
    • Adding Color - Blocking in

      0:25
    • The details are not the details…. They make the design!

      1:14

About This Class

Students will learn how to draw three whimsical cupcakes using a simple template process.  They will also create a cake stand template using a similar process and learn to to use these templates to create a project in pastels & colored pencils.  Emphasis is on creativity, learning how to use templates in drawing and basic pastel techniques. (Colored pencil techniques are not taught in this class.)

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Awesome class!
KC W.

The Best is Yet to Come!

Great class Donna, I could see professionalism in your work. I hope i'll be able to try this one day
Thomas A

PRACTICE SAFE DESIGN: USE A CONCEPT

Love it! Thank you for your class!
Olesya Turchuk

Watercolor addicted :)

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Donna Brown

Art teacher, supply hoarder, and Artist / Crafter

I graduated college in 1989 with a degree in Art Education. Since that time I have taught art in schools, and in private/ group lessons to both children and adults. I love creating something new and teaching others to do it. I was a digital scrapbook designer from 2008-2010 and loved it. (Hopefully, I can do that again someday! I designed under the name of Tootlebugz.) In my free time I love to experiment with new media, paint and work with clay. I am also a craft / art supply hoarder and ...

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