Art Lessons Online

Hi there I haven’t posted anything about my online art lessons for a few weeks. I have been distracted with a healthy lifestyle program I am doing.

We all need balance in our lives. I am needing to make sure there is a balance in my life.

Yesterday and again this morning I got stuck into my art work.

Week 7 was learning to sketch penguins . Sorry the photo is a bit faint. ..plus this is a copy from the tutor, I didn’t sketch this one. Sorry about the poor faint photo.

Weeks 8,9,10 was learning about shading, layering, blending. I didn’t practice much which I clearly need to.

I did find a couple of sketches and shading that I did back in February 2019.

Weeks 11 and 12 were about colouring the penguins that we sketched in week 7. My sketches weren’t the best, proportions need improving. I attempted shading, layering and blending. My practice drawings are not finished yet.

Below I will include a photo of the subject picture, that was the tutors magical work….so good.

My attempt isn’t too bad, I reckon they look like penguins

I am tempted to start again , use good sketch paper, get the proportions right,plus the colours.

The pencils I am using are Prismacolour soft core. I didn’t have a good colourless blending pencil so I have ordered some that should arrive within two weeks.

17 thoughts on “Art Lessons Online

  1. Well done Ally. I always like to see what other bloggers are doing on line. That looks an interesting course. Art can be so rewarding and absorbing, amazing how quickly the time flies by can’t it?

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    1. Thanks Pauline. The course is called Artlessonsonline, a local artist and only costs $29 A month.
      I can’t believe it’s almost July. I should bake a Christmas in July Fruit Cake for the borders open and son, daughter-in-law and 5 year old grandson

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  2. That’s wonderful that you do this art lessons online, Ally! I love your penguins, they look so sweet, especially the mum and baby penguin. As to the subject of paper: I can wholly recommend getting good sketching paper, it really makes a big difference, like when you need to erase parts again and again because you can’t get it right. πŸ˜‚

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    1. Thankyou Sarah for your kind comments and encouragement. I have purchased some good sketching paper, and some prismacolour pencils. Lately I have been distracted, not much art done because I have been focusing on a healthy lifestyle program πŸ™‚

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      1. That’s okay, you can always get back to it when you feel like it – the paper will keep fresh. πŸ˜‰ A healthy lifestyle program is very time consuming but so worth the effort. Keep at it!

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