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Keeping it Small--a Mini Painting with Gouache Tutorial

Hi all,

    I'm Maggie Wyman, an artist and illustrator and this is my first time teaching a Skillshare class!

As I primarily work with gouache but had difficulty finding resources when I was starting out, I thought that a handy dandy mini tutorial would be a great place to start! 

CLASS OUTLINE: 

Introduction: 

Slide show format

1-2 minutes

  • Who I am (professional history)
  • What I do
  • What the project is (mini painting) and why someone should participate.

Materials

   Talking head format

2-5 minutes

  • What gouache is (quick definition)
  • Brands/water
  • Pencils
  • Brushes

Project

Physical demonstration Format

10-15 minutes

  • The importance of blue tape
  • Sketch
  • Wash--background vs foreground
  • Highlights and finishing touches

Closing

Talking head Format

1-2 minutes

  • Showing off finished project
  • Encouraging students to do the same

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