How to Create Curly Black Fur in Watercolor
Approximate length: 7 - 8 hours
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 and annual membership, or can be purchased as an individual course (click the 'Enroll in Course' button at the top of the page.)
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, 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]
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)
Hi! I'm Rebecca Rhodes, watercolor artist and teacher in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Before becoming a full-time artist, I enjoyed a fulfilling 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.
My goal is to help you to learn to paint realistic subjects in watercolor - for you to use the techniques in this school to create your own paintings. I hope you enjoy and learn from these courses, and always feel free to contact me if you have questions or suggestions.
Thanks for joining us in this adventure!