How to Create Curly Black Fur in Watercolor

Available in the Monthly or Annual Membership!

Conquer Curly Fur!

Creating curly hair can be overwhelming – so many details and patterns, but it doesn’t have to be intimidating, and you can do this! In this course, you will learn to the create curly black fur of this poodle in watercolor.

This tutorial is available with the monthly subscription, the annual subscription, or you can purchase the single course (click the "enroll" button at top of page.)

Added bonus:

The first lesson is a practice tutorial – a smaller chunk of the entire painting. It’s from lesson 10 in the course and provides a chance for you to practice. So if you feel like you aren’t quite ready to tackle the entire painting, start with this smaller lesson.

Coming Soon: This tutorial will be offered as part of a larger course on Creating Complex Fur in Watercolor - to be revealed at the end of May!

Included in this Course:

Materials, reference photo, and line drawing

Successive process of entire painting in real time focusing on:

  • A step-by-step formula that you can apply to your own paintings
  • How to mix colors
  • Creating the Underpainting and Fur Markings
  • Working with value – darks, lights, mid-tones
  • Adjusting errors
  • The thought process in making decisions regarding brushes, color, consistency, and challenges.

Narration by Rebecca Rhodes, along with captions that you can read

If you are not happy with the course, Contact Rebecca Rhodes within the first 30 days of purchase, and you will receive a full refund.

Courses are hosted on the School website and are not available for download. Videos are for streaming. A high-speed internet connection is recommended.

I hope you enjoy and learn from this tutorial!

If you have questions or a specific request, please contact Rebecca Rhodes at [email protected]


Your Instructor


Rebecca Rhodes
Rebecca Rhodes

Rebecca Rhodes is a watercolor artist and teacher in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

Before becoming a full-time artist, Rebecca had a fulfilling career as a public school Music Educator for 27 years.

She enjoys creating these videos to help others develop their watercolor skills!


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