Mark Menendez: Giraffe Love Colored Pencil Tutorial

Capture this sweet and tender moment between a mother and child with Giraffe Love. You will learn how to create strong three dimensional form and realistic features. This tutorial features a mixed media technique, combining acrylic (background) with colored pencil. Let Mark show you how to use complimentary colors to achieve maximum, vibrant light and color. A charming image to draw and hang, this simplified wildlife scene will make you happy to work on and to proudly display.

Just 11 colored pencils needed! View the supply list for this project >>

Mark Menendez is a fine artist, illustrator and traveling teacher with over 30 years experience teaching art. You are in a master instructor's hands with Mark's tutorials!

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Available in print and digital download.

The print packet comes complete with line drawing, reference image, instructions and one 8.5" x 11" sheet of Canson drawing paper.

Printed in the USA.

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Sandra B.
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I would really recommend buying this product if you like drawing and giraffes! The instructions were a little bit confusing in part (but that could be me!). I really couldn’t believe that what I had produced was my work - although not perfect, I am really happy with the result.

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