From sketchbook to canvas
this session: "Pet Portraits"
Create colorful and unique pet portraits from start to finish using your own photographs to paint creatures of all kinds, from furry to feathery to scaly!
In this class, you will learn to create a pet (or other animal) portrait that is unique to you as the artist as well as to your subject. We will cover concepts in composition, style, and effects to create animalian details like fur.
In this class, you'll learn how to:
Students will walk away with: at least one unique piece of artwork based on an animal photo of your choosing; a better understanding of composition techniques; and new skills in rendering different textures with paint.
Open to both acrylic and oil artists.
Open to any skill level, but beginners will need basic experience with drawing and painting (i.e. already know how to work with acrylics or oils, and their mediums).
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who use their pets as a creative muse
• those who love painting animals and their coat textures
• those who want to learn to capture an animal's likeness
• adults who want to learn composition and color
About the instructor
Jen Grisard Ludwig
Jen received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a specialization in drawing and computer art, and has always loved art in all its shapes and forms. A graphic designer and aspiring graphic novelist, she has also had her acrylic paintings shown in galleries in southern California and is a proud graduate of Art on 30th’s Artist Mentorship Program. Jen’s art is recognized for its emotion and one-of-a-kind perspective. She’s happiest when creating with others!