Join accomplished wildlife artist Alan Woollett as he guides you through drawing a detailed, lifelike bullfinch using colored pencils. Along the way you’ll discover line drawing essentials such as transferring, layering, blending and more.
Included in this Class
Meet Alan and start class with an overview of three essential colored pencil techniques: sketching, tracing, and transferring. Discover how to achieve accurate proportions, turn your sketch into a refined line drawing and easily transfer it to final paper.
Start your bird portrait by drawing the branch and background. Find out how to layer colors to create a dimensional, textured branch and an interesting background that won’t detract from your subject.
Draw the head, eyes and beak. Alan shares useful techniques for achieving lifelike facial features and detailed feathers on the head and cheek.
Recommended with this class
Colored pencils (Alan uses Faber Castell Polychromos)
Paper such as Fabriano Artistico HP, smooth, extra white, size A3