Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome

  • 2

    Preparing your work station

    • Art Studio setup

  • 3

    Choosing a photo

    • Choosing a photo

  • 4

    Drawing your pet

    • How to draw your pet.

  • 5

    What paints to use

    • What paint to use

    • What paints to use

  • 6

    Painting Jedric - the cat with one ear

    • How to draw Jedric

    • How to paint the background

    • Colour blocking

    • Face features - How to paint the tongue, eyes and nose

    • How to paint fur and a few highlights!

    • How to paint the whiskers and the last bit of details!

    • How to paint the Whiskers and final detailing!

  • 7

    Paint a lovable pug!

    • Step by step painting

  • 8

    Painting Scout - a black cat

    • Drawing your pet

    • Painting the background

    • Painting in the back ground

    • How to paint Scout's eyes!

    • How to paint Scout's beautiful eyes!

    • Starting at the nose adding more and more colours!

    • Painting Scout's whiskers!

  • 9

    Painting a Poodle

    • Start by painting the background!

    • Painting the eyes and the nose

    • Colour blocking

    • Painting the curls and the fluffy ears!

    • Final steps before abandoning this one!

  • 10

    Bea and her Christmas hat!

    • Drawing Bea

    • Painting the background and the hat!

    • Painting Bea's eyes and Nose

    • Colour blocking

    • Final details and the hat

  • 11

    Questions and Suggestions

    • Talk to me

Instructor(s)

Freda Lombard

Freda is a self taught artist that gives you step by step instructions that will guide you not only to paint beautiful paintings, but you will paint focussing on the experience and exploring your creative side. Freda believes everyone has an inner artist and if you slow down, take a deep breath and paint without judgement, that you too, will discover your inner artist. Freda was was born and raised in South Africa and is now living in Surrey, BC Canada. Freda started painting after receiving an easel as a gift in 2010 and immediately after starting to paint she gave friends brushes to paint with her. Fast forward a few years and today almost 20 000 people have painted with Freda.