How to Create Curly Black Fur in Watercolor
Step by step video instruction from drawing to finished painting. Techniques you can apply to curly fur!
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.
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.
Included in this Course:
- Materials list, reference photo, and drawing
- Successive video lessons of entire painting in real time
- Step-by-step formula that you can apply to your own paintings
- Mixing colors
- Working with value – darks, lights, mid-tones
- Adjusting errors and troubleshooting
- Making final refinements
- Narration by Rebecca Rhodes, along with captions that you can read
If you are not happy with the course, contact Rebecca Rhodes ([email protected]) 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
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We would love to see your finished painting!
- Take a photo and share in the Community.
- Share your painting in our Facebook Group, Realistic Animals in Watercolor.
- In addition, upload your painting to your Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter - all of your favorite places with the hashtag #rebeccarhodesart. By sharing, you are inspiring others to get started!
Creating a detailed and realistic paintings does take time, but when you enjoy the process it's inspiring and a lot of fun. Allow yourself the freedom to experiment and learn from your experiences, because that is how we grow.
Enjoy the course!
StartIntroduction - Drawing - Materials - Reference Photo
StartPractice Lesson: Take on a Smaller Part of this Poodle (34:55)
StartLesson 1: Eyes and Nose (28:34)
StartLesson 2: Around the Eye (16:20)
StartLesson 3: Above the Eye (33:33)
StartLesson 4: To the Right of the Eye (28:23)
StartLesson 5: Below the Eye and a Glaze (37:25)
StartLesson 6: To the Right of the Nose (39:44)
StartLesson 7: The Chest (58:27)
StartLesson 8: Top of the Head (30:33)
StartLesson 9: Upper Ear (31:36)
StartLesson 10: Middle Ear (31:05)
StartLesson 11: Lower Ear (23:43)
StartLesson 12: Final Details! (39:00)
Contact Rebecca Rhodes
Hi! I'm Rebecca Rhodes, watercolor artist and teacher in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
My goal is to empower, encourage, and equip - to help you learn to paint detailed, realistic subjects in watercolor so you can use these techniques to develop your own unique style!
Before becoming a full-time artist, I enjoyed a 27-year career as a public school Music Educator. In 2015, I retired from teaching to focus on painting and founded this online school in 2017. I love to teach and hope that you find these courses enjoyable and helpful. Always feel free to contact me if you have questions or suggestions.
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