Magical Horses - Grades 5-6

Magical Horses - Grades 5-6

In this tutorial, we will sketch and paint horses inspired by contemporary artist Laurel Burch.
The horses that she paints are mythical, magical and powerful.
Work in pencil to create a sketch with the correct proportions of the horses before adding details in oil pastels. Learn about the resist technique while adding a watercolor wash, wet on wet.
Optional: add finishing details with a white paint pen.

Materials used:
11 x 14 watercolor paper, pencil, eraser, black permanent fine point sharpie, oil pastels, watercolors, paint brushes (medium and large), water.
Optional: white paint pen.

Magical Horses - Grades 5-6

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  • Magical Horses - Grades 5-6

    In this tutorial, we will sketch and paint horses inspired by contemporary artist Laurel Burch.
    The horses that she paints are mythical, magical and powerful.
    Work in pencil to create a sketch with the correct proportions of the horses before adding details in oil pastels. Learn about the resist ...