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PATREON TUTORIAL LIBRARY

Simply find the tutorial you wish to watch and click the image! You will be taken directly to the post on Patreon where you will find all of the supplies you need, downloadable reference photos, and the tutorial video itself!

 

If you join Patreon on the $4 tier, you have immediate access to all tutorials labeled as "$4".

If you join on the $9 tier, you get immediate access to all $4 & $9 tutorials!

This section will give you the knowledge you need to get started!

You will learn how to choose your own reference photos and how to edit your references to help with the drawing process. I will also show you how to choose your colours, create an accurate outline, and give you some projects I recommend that you start with!

Additional tutorials will be added to this section regularly to help you understand the process and decision-making of drawing and painting so you can follow along with any of my larger projects, or choose a reference to draw from on your own!

 

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1) HOW TO CHOOSE A GOOD REFERENCE PHOTO

14mins

This tutorial will show you how I choose my references photos and why. I will explain what makes a good reference photo and give you some tips about things you should look out for!

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2) HOW TO EDIT YOUR REFERENCE PHOTO

18 mins

This tutorial will show you how you can edit your chosen reference photo to make it look even better! You will learn how to alter the colours, increase the contrast, crop your reference for a more appealing design, and change the background!

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3) HOW TO CREATE A TRACEABLE OUTLINE

6mins

This tutorial will show you how you can create a traceable outline. You can use this to transfer your sketch directly to your drawing surface for an accurate outline!
I'll show you how you can do this on Photoshop, as well as a free online editor!

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4) HOW TO PRINT YOUR TRACEABLE OUTLINE

9 mins

This tutorial will show you how to print your traceable outline or reference photo to the correct size, even if your drawing is going to be larger than your printer paper!

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5) HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN COLOURS

17 mins

This tutorial will show you how you can choose your own colours for any project. I explain the reasons why, and give you some useful tips along the way!

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6) HOW TO CREATE A HIGH SATURATION VERSION

13mins

This tutorial will show you how you can create a high saturation version of your reference photo. This will help you be able to see those "hidden colours" to add in your drawings and paintings!

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1) WHY ARE VALUES IMPORTANT? 

(Please don't skip this tutorial!)

8 mins

This tutorial will explain why having the correct values (contrast, shadows, mid-tones, highlights) help make your artwork look more realistic and "pop" off the page!

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2) HOW TO CREATE AN INITIAL OUTLINE USING THE TRANSFER METHOD

21 mins

This tutorial will show you the simplest way to get an accurate outline onto your drawing surface using any medium (pastel, coloured pencil, charcoal, graphite, watercolour, gouache etc!)

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C O L O U R E D   P E N C I L

W A T E R C O L O U R   &   G O U A C H E