Cat study done with pastels 😻🐱
I haven’t used pastel pencils much so I still have got so much to learn but I really have been enjoying using them. I think the biggest positive to using pastels is how softly they blend together. It is so easy to layer light colours over darker colours which made the fur really fun to draw!
As always this study is available over on my patreon at: patreon.com/kirstypartridge
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Often I like incorporating different mediums in with my coloured pencil drawings. For this butterfly drawing I decided to use markers with my coloured pencils and I love the result. I go in and add the markers as a base layer for the flower and butterfly. This allows you to fill in all of the white of the paper and makes your colours really vibrant in the end. I then go in and add the details with coloured pencils on top. As you have already got a base layer of colours in with the markers you don’t have to worry about burnishing and filling in the white of the paper. You can simply shade in the shadows, highlights and add the details and it makes the whole process so much faster! Have you tried this technique before? 🦋
The real time tutorial for this drawing is available on my patreon at: patreon.com/kirstypartridge as well as over 200 other real time tutorials that you can follow along to!
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Over the last few weeks I have been working on creating lots of new tutorials for my Patrons and this ring drawing is part of a series where I am drawing different accessories. The ring that I drew is actually my engagement ring (my most favourite ring in the world 😍) and I really loved drawing all of the little reflections and details in this one!
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Even though I do love realism, sometimes all I want to do is go in with my watercolours and be really expressive. I love using lots of colours, bleeding them out and adding splatters of colour to my paintings. I find it so fun not having to be super precise (like I do with realism,) it’s nice just to work very loosely and let the paint flow and work it’s magic 💕 don’t be scared just to be creative, some of the best paintings you create is when you just relax and don’t overthink everything!
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Colourful Hair Study using Pastels 💕
Hair is one of my favourite things to draw. I love adding all of the details and with pastels it is even more fun. Pastels are great for layering so you can build up the base colours for each section of hair first and then go in and add lots of details on top! You can even layer light colours over dark colours with pastels which I love 😍 The real time for this drawing is available on my patreon at: patreon.com/kirstypartridge
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I felt like painting pretty landscapes 😍 Which is your favourite?
Experimenting with new mediums, styles and techniques can be so important to not only help you improve but also to keep your motivation high. Experimenting and trying new things can be so fun and allow you to really let go and be creative because of the fact that you can have zero expectations of yourself when your trying something new... because well, you haven’t done it before!
It can be fun not knowing what the final outcome will look like. You may find a new love for something you never thought would be your kind of thing. I have had that happen to me so many times.
If you never experiment then you won’t grow as an artist!
I want to experiment more with watercolour. I use it quite a bit but I still believe I have lots to learn. These studies were incredibly fun to create. I really love the look of the 3 panels on one page. I wanted to create 3 landscape tutorials for my Patrons but I didn’t want to use 3 full sheets of watercolour paper. I saw @makoccinos
layout of her watercolour journal and it was the perfect solution for what I needed! I definitely want to do more watercolour spreads like this 💕
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Realistic Eye Studies 👀 Which is your favourite?
I really enjoyed working on these studies. Lately my motivation for drawing has decreased and I have found myself becoming more and more frustrated and critical of my artwork. It is definitely true that we are our own worst critics. On a more regular basis I have found myself being dissatisfied with my work and it makes me frustrated and sad.
I think every artist goes through a period where they lose their motivation and don’t feel on form and I just wanted to tell you guys that it happens to everyone at some point, so don’t beat yourself up about it.
When I feel unconfident with my drawing abilities one thing I like to do is create a few pieces of art using the medium and subject matter I am most confident with. Try to build up your confidence by going back to what your best at. For me I love drawing eyes in coloured pencil, so doing these studies really helped to give me a confidence boost and restore my motivation.
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Charcoal portrait sketch of @camila_cabello
I loved working on a portrait with only charcoal. Charcoal allows me to get those really dark values to make the portrait look more dramatic and have a great contrast. Also I love using paintbrushes to apply the charcoal to lighter areas, like the skin!
For this piece I used generals charcoal pencils and arches hot pressed watercolour paper!
The full real time tutorial for this drawing with voiceover is available for $5 patrons over on patreon so you can follow along with me and learn to create this drawing for yourself! You can check out my patreon at: patreon.com/kirstypartridge
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I have been really busy this month working on lots of new tutorials for my amazing Patrons! Here is a look at all of the drawings I have completed so far this month. You can learn how I drew and painted all of these on my patreon! All of these tutorials are available for $5+ per month Patrons! Follow along with me and learn lots of new tips as I talk through the drawing/ painting process. Also you will get instant access to over 100 real time tutorials from previous months 😊💕
I have also done 2 real time tutorials on my tips for creating the sketch outline for the mouth and flamingo drawing!
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Thank you all so much for your amazing support!
Every month I create loads of real time drawing and painting tutorials for my wonderful Patrons. Here is a look at the artwork that I created last month for patreon and you can learn how I drew all of these in real time. For a small amount per month you get access to over 100 real time tutorials plus new tutorials EVERY month! Learn to master drawing with coloured pencil, graphite and pastel and painting with watercolour😊 Check out my story for link!
Thank you guys so much for the amazing support I have had so far with my patreon. I can’t believe that there is now over 700 of you 😍
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