How to draw water with soft pastels
What you'll learn
- How to draw water in seascapes
- How to draw water in landscapes
- How to draw different water textures
- Soft pastels
- Pastelmat paper
This class is all about drawing water with soft pastels! If you are a beginner or have some experience in drawing this class is just for you.
Soft pastels is the most immediate way of applying the color on the paper and the velvety matt texture makes it one of the most beautiful art mediums. And when combined with such a beautiful subject as the sea or a landscape it creates magic.
I will walk you through different textures of water, we will look at ripples and how to show them in perspective, we will draw sea foam and waves, as well as reflections in the water and you will be surprised to find out that sand can be pink and even purple.
One of the most important things to do before starting any drawing is understanding its nature, this is why we will also look at different states of water and analyse different water sources in different lighting conditions.
This class if perfect for any beginner. Do not get discouraged if this is the very fist time you are holding a pastel stick in your hand. I am here to guide you and give you all the support and advice you need to get started!
In this class we will draw:
wet and dry sand
Is this class for me?
Do you like drawing? Do you paint in watercolor, sketch with markers of prefer acrylics? Do you feel creative? Do you draw just for fun, for your family or friends? But you feel like drawing water is too boring or too difficult? In this course you will learn just how easy and fun drawing water can be.
Did you use to draw in your childhood but now as an adult you have you life constantly happening and you cannot find time for your creative outlet? Short lessons are simply perfect to dedicate those twenty minutes to art daily and will start you on a wonderful creative habit.
Someone told you that you cannot draw? Or was it you yourself certain that you simply aren't gifted? I have some good news, anyone can learn to draw, all it takes is practice!
If you have answered 'yes' to any of the above questions then this course is definitely for you! Join in, it's never too late to start!
A bit more about the course:
The course consists of short step by step lessons which are easy to follow even on a tight schedule. You will learn how to draw different states of water and in the end you will draw a beautiful seascape with a wave. By the end of this course you will discover that water is nothing to fear of. Join in and let's draw water!
Who this course is for:
- Aspiring artists
Hello, my name is Kate and I am a self-taught artist. I create artwork in soft pastels and share my knowledge on YouTube and Patreon, where you will find real time narrated tutorials, reference photos, my art vlog, my drawings and many more interesting artsy bits.
I live and work in my home studio in Turin, Italy, and I am a mom to a wonderful little girl named Ellie, a fat black cat Chloe and a super-smart Border Collie Coconut.