Watercolor Class Preview:
- How to sketch a bald eagle with wings, beak, and body.
- Using a limited color palette for dramatic effect.
- How to paint feathers without them turning out weird.
- How to emphasize shadows.
- Using vibrant colors amongst dark mixtures to imitate an eagle’s presence.
- Making a colorful painting out of a not-so-colorful picture.
- Combining different shades of primary colors for atmosphere and texture.
Paints On The Palette (Various Brands)
- Lemon Yellow
- Bright Orange
- Permanent Alizarin Crimson
- Cadmium Red Light
- Deep Purple
- Deep deep Purple (Mineral Violet)
- Olive Green
- Chromium of Oxide
- Cobalt Green
- Leaf Green
- Cerulean Blue
- Cobalt Blue
- Ultramarine Blue
- Neutral Tint
- Ivory Black
- Burnt Umber
- Burnt Sienna
- Yellow Ochre
- Quinacridone Gold
- White paint (in a tube)
- Fluid 140-pound hot press watercolor paper
- Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Signature Series Round Brush (20)
- Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Signature Series Round Brush (12)
- Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Signature Series Round Brush (8)
- Neef Rigger Brush (6)
- Neef Rigger Brush (8)
- Neef Rigger Brush (10)
- Mechanical pencil with 0.7 lead for sketching and tracing
- Container of clean water
- Auxiliary tray for mixing additional colors
- A towel or rag to rest brushes on
- Tissue or paper towel
- Artists’ tape
Reference Photo (Click To Enlarge)
Initial Sketch (Click to Enlarge)