Loyal and True: In-Depth Colored Pencil Tutorial

Loyal and True: In-Depth Colored Pencil Tutorial

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It's like a Master Class in Colored Pencil Techniques!

  • The 26-page tutorial is like a textbook for drawing dogs in colored pencil
  • It's the perfect foundation for drawing all kinds of dogs
  • Shiny fur, long hair, short hair, beautiful eyes - everything you love about dogs.
  • Reference photo, line drawing, and complete instructions included
  • Only 18 Polychromos pencils needed

This 26-page tutorial is virtually like a textbook for drawing dogs in colored pencil and will show you techniques you can use to draw dogs of all kinds on your own. Shiny dark hair, short directional hair, long silky hair, shadowed wavy hair:...

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This is a digital download. Prefer Print?
Print editions now exclusively available on Amazon. Click here

It's like a Master Class in Colored Pencil Techniques!

  • The 26-page tutorial is like a textbook for drawing dogs in colored pencil
  • It's the perfect foundation for drawing all kinds of dogs
  • Shiny fur, long hair, short hair, beautiful eyes - everything you love about dogs.
  • Reference photo, line drawing, and complete instructions included
  • Only 18 Polychromos pencils needed

This 26-page tutorial is virtually like a textbook for drawing dogs in colored pencil and will show you techniques you can use to draw dogs of all kinds on your own. Shiny dark hair, short directional hair, long silky hair, shadowed wavy hair: it's all here for you to learn and practice.  Then you'll get to dive into the whole array of facial features: liquid, soulful eyes; a wet nose; teeth, gums and tongue. No kidding: it's an encyclopedia of techniques for learning how to improve all your dog portraits, whether the subjects are your own loyal and true companions or portrait commissions.

In this step-by-step tutorial we will draw a beautiful shiny Hovawart dog, a German dog breed whose name means "farm-watcher." They are simply beautiful dogs! In this lesson we’ll focus on creating the very shiny fur effect with a limited color palette and learn to work in layers to build up the gums, teeth and tongue. The end goal is to create a very lively and realistic portrait.

Best of all, there's only a very short and manageable supply list for this amazing project!  You'll need just 18 Polychromos pencils and Canson white paper, which is an easily sourced drawing paper. You're bound to be ready to start the moment your project arrives, whether digitally or in print.

About the Author: Leontine van Vliet is a professional pencil artist from the Netherlands. She works with colored pencils and pastel pencils and focuses mainly on animals. After working full-time as a pet portrait artist for four years she is now teaching others how to create realistic pet portraits and wildlife drawings.

About In-Depth Tutorials:

Created by master colored pencil artists, each In-Depth tutorial features 30+ steps and focuses on teaching you why and not just how the artist applies their technique. No book or video comes close to the amount of instruction in an In-Depth tutorial. Art instruction books typically contain 4-6 steps per demo. That just scratches the surface! With large images and 28 or more steps, In-Depth tutorials truly show you exactly how the artist works, making it easy to truly learn new colored pencil techniques and achieve success.

Note: Drawing paper and pencils not included. See images for complete supply list.

Publish Date: October 2020.

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