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Magnificent Beasts in Charcoal & Acrylics Vol 2
  • Magnificent Beasts in Charcoal & Acrylics Vol 2


    Learn to draw and paint Magnificent Beasts in real-time with Liam Kelleher. In this follow up to volume 1  learn all about a comprehensive approach to drawing the King of the Jungle. In Part 1, Liam will show you his approach to working with the incredibly forgiving medium of charcoal. Liam breaks down tthe elements that make up a strong composition for a painting and uses cutaways to explain fundamental princibles. in Part 2, Liam breaks down the complexities of colour and shows you how to use a limited colour to convey emotional subtext in your paintings. The course consists of:


    PART 1:

    Getting started with Charcoal

    The Elements of Composition

    Rough sketch

    Refining the sketch

    How to render with an eraser

    Pushing the values of light and dark

    How to control your edges with blending


    PART 2

    Understanding colour

    Picking inspired, creative colour palettes

    How to prepare substrates for paint

    step-by-step painting process

    How to paint fur textures

    How to make your own fluid acrylics

    Mounting your paintings & varnishing



    Getting started – Quick guide to getting started on the course

    Materials List – including links to products

    Reference Images

    Artwork – PDF of final versions of the piece at the charcoal and acrylics stage

    Beginners Guide to Acrylics Vonus video



    Liam has a warm, down-to-earth approach to teaching, with countless years honing his approach in the classroom for over 5 years in private classes and at a college and university level. The course is well suited for absolute beginners as well as more advanced artists looking to familiarise themselves with a structured approach and process that will help them realise consistently excellent animal portraits.

    • Tech specs

      Within 24 hours of purchase, you will be sent out a getting started guide that contains a link to download/stream your course and instructions on how to get started. 

      The course is available for life-time use and comes with a built in chapter selector to make it easy for you to pick up where you left off! 


      Please note that digital products are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

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