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Utilizing the Bayer as a Tool in Illustration with George Pratt

Utilizing the Bayer as a Tool in Illustration
Explore Illustration Techniques Discover how to utilize a brayer as a drawing instrument

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George Pratt
Entertainment Arts
Human Figure, Tools and Materials
Acrylic Paints, Charcoal
1h 24m 55s

In this lesson, instructor George Pratt will demonstrate how to create an illustration utilizing brayers. First, he will do a series of gesture drawing demonstrations. You will train your hand to feel what you see; from there, quickly capture the spirit of the pose. Then, you will learn how to set up and execute a painting using a brayer as your main tool.

This lesson belongs to the course Rendering Techniques for Illustration and Sequential Art. In this 5-week course, George Pratt will teach you a diverse range of techniques to use in your sequential art. You will be introduced to the importance of mark-making and experimenting when creating illustrations. George will demonstrate how to work with acrylic and watercolor to add complexity to your artwork. Throughout this course, you will learn the value of exploring different techniques, and from there, be able to express yourself in your sequential art practice.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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