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Magnificent Beasts in Charcoal & Acrylics
  • Magnificent Beasts in Charcoal & Acrylics


    Learn to draw and paint Magnificent Beasts in real-time with Liam Kelleher. In this special two-part workshop, learn all about a comprehensive approach to drawing nature’s gentle giants. In Part 1, Liam will show you his approach to working with the incredibly forgiving medium of charcoal. Liam breaks down the fundamental principles in easy to follow cutaways that help to break down his thought process as he develops the sketch. in Part 2, Liam breaks down the complexities of colour and shows you a true and tested method for beautiful colour schemes, The course consists of:


    PART 1:

    • Material guides (with linked products)
    • Rough sketch
    • Refining the sketch
    • Tricks for an effective composition
    • 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



    • The beginners guide to Acrylics video
    • Getting started - Quick guide to getting started on the course
    • Materials List - including links to products
    • Artwork - PDF of final versions of the piece at the charcoal and acrylics stage
    • Hi-res  photo references


    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.

    • Zip file (consisting of 4 x PDF files)

      Copyright Notice – The images, photos, videos, files and content of this course materials are licensed for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not distribute, post or attempt to resell them.


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

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