How to Paint a Parrot in Watercolour

Skill Level : 2 Intermediate

Medium : Watercolour Painting

Subject : Animals

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 2 hours 08 minutes

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Class Description

Parrots are always fascinating, with their brilliant plumage and their ability to imitate words and sounds. They can be tamed, but beware when they are teased or annoyed. The either like you or they don’t – and they can bite! You may paint this “thinking” parrot in watercolours.

In the lesson you will learn:

1.  How to paint the slightly mottled background
2.  How to block in the basic colours
3.  How to simplify the  feathers
4.  How to paint the face
5.  How to paint the claws and the branch

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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