Upgrade your skill level and widen your artistic horizon!
This course is for all who love cats, for those who admire their personality and attitude.
REVIEW package for self study with full teacher support START ANYTIME 6 video lessons 9+ hours of detailed video tutorials 5 paintings 6+ practical exercises 6 homework video reviews published weekly Video access: 105 days with teacher support (from March 22nd or date of purchase) + Lifetime for self-studyingTake this Course
What this course gives you?
You will study the anatomy of cats.
You will practice a la Semi e style of fast sketching.
You will practice painting the cat’s expressive eyes, expressions and moods.
You will study Ala Prima technique using only your brush (without a pencil sketch).
You will experiment with the colour palette to create the illusion of fluffy fur.
You will finish at least five large paintings plus a lots of practical exercises.
What is in the course?
This course contains:
6 video lessons
9+ hours of detailed edited video tutorials
6+ practical exercises
5 final paintings
6 homework vide reviews published weekly
The lesson’s list:
Access to the support materials and references opens on March 18, 2022
Access to the lessons content opens on March 22, 2022
Anatomy of Cat
Materials that I am going to use during the course;
This list is only for your information, there is no need to get exactly what I am using:
Drawing paper, any type, a few sheets per class;
Watercolour paper, per class:
- Strathmore, 400 series, 300 g/m2, couple sheets;
- Round # 10-12, # 6 and # 2; Escoda or Dainayw;
- calligraphy brush (recommended);
- flat synthetic brushes: 3/4 and 11/2 or larger (Grumbacher, Santa Fe Art Supply, Connoisseur )
- Liner brush (Princeton, Artist’s Loft)
This is the list what I am going to use during this course:
Lemon yellow (optional) or any light yellow, Daniel Smith
Cadmium Yellow, Daniel Smith
Yellow Ochre, Daniel Smith
Buff Titanium (optional), Daniel Smith; or you can mix Ochre and Neutral Tint
Quinacridone Gold or Quinacridone Rust or Burnt Sienna, Daniel Smith
Transparent Orange, Schmincke
Indian Red, HWC (optional)
Quinacridone Red, Daniel Smith / Carmine, Daniel Smith
Cobalt Blue, Daniel Smith
Cerulean Blue, Van Gogh
Ultramarine, Van Gogh
Burnt Umber, Daniel Smith
Neutral Tint, Schminske
Payne’s Grey, Van Gogh
White pen, Gelly Roll, 08, Sakura, Japan
COPIC White Opaque (gives you the best result)
Watercolour plexiglass board (any plastic board that the wet paper will stick to); You can use any smooth surface board big enough to place your paper on it; glass, mirror, flat baking sheet;
Watercolour palette with a large surface for mixing pigments. Alternatively, you can use a white ceramic plate;
A Pencil 3H and 2B and Eraser;
Two large jars for water;
Paper towels and Kleenex;