Pet/Animal Portraiture – Colored Pencil Int/Adv

Catering to intermediate to advanced artists with a robust understanding of colored pencil basics who wish to take their skills to the next level, the focus of this course will be on producing tighter likenesses of particular pets and animals. We will cover the following aspects of portraiture: Methods of measuring and sighting to achieve precise proportions; Drawing the head from different angles to create more dynamic poses; Different types and textures of fur (short, long, fine, coarse, glossy, curly); Rules of lighting and value progressions to make portraits appear 3-dimensional and more dramatic; and Nuances of capturing personality and character of the animal. Class will not meet October 11.


Sep 27 2021


8:00 am - 6:00 pm




Moki Kokoris
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