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Monochromatic Pet Portrait

Monochromatic pet portraits teach the basics of painting while giving students ownership of their subject matter.Β  Pets are a subject matter that consistently bring happiness to students and allow them to focus on realism and blending value and color.Β  We started by practicing blending shades and tints using a set of primary base colors.Β  I like to start with grayscale so they can see how … Continue reading Monochromatic Pet Portrait

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Gray Scale Pet Portrait

This beginner friendly pet portrait tutorial will show you how to mix a variety of gray values to capture the likeness of your pet! All you need is a gray scale animal photograph, black and white paint, an accent color for your background and a couple round (or whatever you prefer!) paintbrushes. Learn the basics of mixing paint with this gray seven step value scale: … Continue reading Gray Scale Pet Portrait