Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project Video with Rosie Martin & Meriel Thurstan
Devised by experienced teacher and award winning artist Rosie Martin and organiser of the Eden diploma course in botanical illustration, Meriel Thurstan, this video class is based on the botanical illustration course taught at the highly acclaimed Eden Project in Cornwall.
This video provides a truly personal approach to botanical teaching, with both Rosie and Meriel tackling small exercises and demonstrating techniques, such as basic pencil work, shading, merging colours, creating form and adding detail, before pulling everything together as they reveal how to tackle the larger, more advanced watercolour projects when they draw and paint an artichoke.
Whether you are an experienced artist or a budding botanical illustrator, it is easy to produce beautiful and impressive plant portraits with this accessible and inspirational guide.
Hints & Tips: Using Coloursoft Pencils Video with Fiona Peart
In this video, professional artist Fiona Peart reveals some invaluable tips on how to get the very best from your Coloursoft Pencils.
Perfect Portraits Video with Carole Massey
Learn to paint beautiful portraits with talented artist Carole Massey in this fantastic DVD!
In her easy to follow teaching method, Carole explains how to understand the face and demonstrates how to observe and draw facial features of adults and children in pencil.
After you’ve learnt the basics of portraiture, Carole will guide you through three step-by-step projects, helping you to build up your skills and technique whilst experimenting with a number of different drawing media.
You will learn how to draw a charming yet simple scene of a young boy in pastel pencils, an attractive scene of a young woman in water soluble pencils and a more challenging vibrant scene of an older man in a combination of pastels and pastel pencils.
In next to no time, Carole will build up your confidence and guide you from a portraiture beginner through to intermediate portrait artist!
DVD: 70 mins.
Derwent Inktense Pencils
DI26 – Sicilian Yellow
DI31 – Mid Vermillion
DI35 – Carmine Pink
DI32 – Scarlet Pink
DI37 – Red Violet
DI08 – Violer
DI40 – Dusky Purple
DI63 – Oak
DI64 – Saddle Brown
DI19 – Willow
DI52 – Iron Green
DI47 – Iron Blue
DI66 – Madder Brown
DI49 – Dark Aquamarine
DI11 – Deep Indigo
DI68 – Sepia Ink
DI70 – Chinese Ink
DI25 – Cadmium Yellow
Watercolour Paper 140lb NOT
Masking Fluid, Ruling Pen