Baby Seal - Grades K-2

Baby Seal - Grades K-2

In this tutorial we will learn about the Harp seal that lives in the Arctic region. The babies are white and are called pups. Sketch with pencil and add fur texture with your ultra-fine point sharpie.
Learn about proportions, highlights, shadows and perspective.
Paint using the wet-on-wet watercolor technique and apply washes to add texture and shadows.

Materials used: 11 x 14 watercolor or multimedia paper, pencil, eraser, ultra-fine point sharpie, fine point sharpie, watercolors, white acrylic paint, paint brushes (large, medium, small), water, lid (4 ½ inches, optional).

Books referenced:
1) 20 WAYS TO DRAW A JELLYFISH by Trina Dalziel
2) WILD WORLD by Angela McAllister and Hvass & Hannibal
3) THE BIG BOOK OF THE BLUE by Yuval Zommer

Baby Seal - Grades K-2

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  • Baby Seal - Grades K-2

    In this tutorial we will learn about the Harp seal that lives in the Arctic region. The babies are white and are called pups. Sketch with pencil and add fur texture with your ultra-fine point sharpie.
    Learn about proportions, highlights, shadows and perspective.
    Paint using the wet-on-wet waterco...