To work along with the ideas in this workshop you’ll need:
Wooden panel (optional)
Water soluble coloured pencils
Water pot and kitchen roll/paper towel
Matte gel medium
Cold wax medium (optional)
The other workshops in this course...
Painting with Pencils – Bird Paintings
Download printable, high resolution images of the paintings that you’ll see featured in this course.
Painting with Pencils – Reference Images
Download the reference images that Linda uses for this course.
Painting with Pencils – Birds – Part One
In the first session Linda will advise you on where to find good reference material for your painting, plus she’ll share some tips of working out the composition that’ll suit the little painting.
Painting with Pencils – Birds – Part Two
In this session work along with Linda to make your painting. Start with a sketchy drawing then add wash and further detail.
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