Online Class

Colored Pencil Techniques for Wild Animals

$17.87$40.00

Recreate your favorite wild animals in colored pencil!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Printable class resources, including supply list, color guides and reference images
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Gemma Gylling

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Ready to expand your colored pencil animal drawing skills? Join award-winning artist Gemma Gylling and discover new mark-making, layering and texturing techniques to create a variety of realistic wild animal features, including eyes, ears, fur and more. Watch as your wildlife portraits come to life!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Eyes
28:38
Meet colored pencil artist Gemma Gylling and get started by drawing two different-colored animal eyes: one amber and the other grey. Find out how to layer colors to accurately portray their form and texture. Plus get tips on achieving highlights that pop on a suede mat board.
2. Noses
17:29
3. Mouth & Whiskers
14:12
4. Fur
25:29
5. Skin
21:42
6. Ears
19:54

Recommended with this class

  • Colored pencils (Gemma prefers Prismacolor)
  • Graphite transfer paper, wax-free in a dark color
  • Colorless blender pencil

Taught by

Gemma  Gylling
Gemma Gylling
Gemma Gylling developed her love of nature, animals and creativity while growing up on a small ranch in Southern California. Today, Gemma has been creating art in colored pencils for over 15 years, and she loves to draw animals of all types. Her award-winning work has been widely exhibited and featured in a variety of books and publications. Gemma enjoys teaching colored pencil workshops at the University of the Pacific, throughout the U.S. and on Craftsy.

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