How to Paint a Parrot with Personality
Approximate length: 4.5 - 5 hours
Rebecca Rhodes will demonstrate how to create this parrot in watercolor, offering techniques that you can apply to your own paintings.
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.)
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
- Mixing colors
- Creating the under painting and detailed markings
- Working with value – darks, lights, mid-tones
- Creating shape and depth
- Adjusting errors
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.
StartMaterials List - Free Download
StartMaterials, Drawing, Reference Photo
PreviewParrot Tutorial: Introduction (2:10)
StartPart 1: Initial Colors (32:17)
StartPart 2: Beak and Body (70:08)
StartPart 3: Refine Shapes in Body (43:55)
StartPart 4: Nose/Beak and Hair Markings (38:24)
StartPart 5: Texture, Glazing in Body (31:29)
StartPart 6: Finish Beak and Eyes, Final Details (47:58)
Contact Rebecca Rhodes
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!