Intermediate | 3 hours
Jennifer Orkin Lewis (also known as August Wren on Instagram) is a champion of daily painting practice, devoting half an hour each day to creating the loose and colorful paintings for which she’s known. In this month-long series, Jennifer applies her signature style to one of her favorite subjects: animals! Working from photo references (included in a PDF with the class), Jennifer shows how to simplify and stylize your animal paintings to make them your own. Each day, Jennifer shows her approach to painting critters of all shapes and sizes – from farm animals to deep sea creatures – providing opportunity for all skill levels to practice.
Learn how to:
  • Look at a photo reference to create a sketch and then a painting
  • Paint with gouache in a simple and stylistic manner
  • Paint white animals on white paper
  • Increase contrast and details

What You'll Get:
  • A 31 day animal-themed painting challenge using gouache
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF with photo references
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Jennifer Orkin Lewis
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students


Chapters
31 Animals to Paint
00:59
08:50
05:40
05:11
08:06
05:25
07:10
05:41
05:46
03:38
06:56
04:21
07:49
03:56
04:21
05:17
10:41
06:39
07:46
08:17
05:53
10:36
08:59
07:24
06:05
07:17
07:51
11:15
06:35
08:08
09:20
12:38
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Canson XL watercolor paper pad
  • Winsor & Newton Gouache Introductory Set - colors include: Permanent Yellow Deep, Primary Yellow, Spectrum Red, Primary Red, Zinc White, Ultramarine, Primary Blue, Permanent Green Middle, Ivory Black and Yellow Ochre
  • Optional additional colors: Opera Rose, Perylene Violet, Marigold Yellow, Linden Green
  • Watercolor brushes (Jen uses Simply Simmons and Escoda brand): sizes 0, 2, 6, and 10 round brushes and size 10 flat
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Enamel palette
  • Water
  • Paper towels
  • Dr PH Martins bleed proof white
 
 
 
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