Draw this classy chestnut horse on sand-colored mat board, and learn how to make a dark background on any color paper.
Classy Chestnut Horse Tutorial
“This lovely horse is a beautiful chestnut color…one of the most common horse colors and seen in almost every breed.
“I am drawing this on Canson Mi-Teintes sand-colored mat board. It takes lots of layers and erases really well. It also takes lots of punishment, and works great with solvent, as I will show you in this tutorial.” — Peggy Osborne
Horses are among the most beautiful animals in the world.
They can also be among the most difficult to draw with confidence.
This tutorial by Peggy Osborne will help you gain confidence as you draw this classy chestnut. The tutorial is filled with step-by-step descriptions and beautiful illustrations. You’ll feel like Peggy is sitting beside you, helping you every step of the way.
The techniques used in this tutorial include layering, blending with odorless mineral spirits, and burnishing.
The tutorial includes a full supply list, and full-color illustrations, and a line drawing so you can make a fast start. Don’t have those exact supplies? That’s okay! You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils and on most traditional drawing papers. The supply list includes color swatches for color matching.
Learn How to:
Layer and blend colors with solvent
Draw short, sleek fur
Draw long, flowing mane and forelock
Create a beautiful black or dark-colored background quickly and easily on any color of drawing paper
And much more
Intermediate and higher.
Are you a beginner? You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering.