Beginner Level

Williams Pear

Pears are such great subjects for painting both texture and form. This class is ideal for those totally new to painting or watercolours, and for the more experienced it’s the perfect introduction to my wet-on-dry method. Enjoy!

2 - 3 HRS

Getting Ready!

You can find info on the equipment to use in the PDF below, and also in the Intro video. The Intro video also shows you how to use the Reference Image PDF to trace your drawing.

EQUIPMENT USED

This PDF lists the equipment I suggest including paper, paints and brushes. (opens in a new window). For more info be sure to watch the intro video below. For buying links visit this page.

REFERENCE IMAGE PDF

Your reference image PDF includes the colour photo to paint, a grayscale version of it to help assess tones and an outline drawing to trace. (Opens in new window)

Start the tutorial by following along with the videos below!

  • Intro
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4

Steps and Timings

The equipment list for this class is above this video, and for more equipment info and buying links visit this page.

Click on a timing below to skip to that section of the video:

  • 00:39 - Equipment
  • 04:38 - Drawing
  • 05:39 - Your Workspace
  • 00:27 - Drawing 
  • 01:24 - Highlights
  • 06:44 - Lightest tones - stalk
  • 11:36 - Lightest tones - shadows
  • 15:21 - Isolating the highlights
  • 20:50 - Darkest tones - stalk
  • 27:13 - Darkest tones - shadows
  • 00:21 - Skin - Darkest tones
  • 07:37 - Skin - Darker midtones
  • 11:49 - Skin - mid midtones
  • 16:19 - Skin - Lighter midtones 
  • 00:25 - Adjustments - highlights 
  • 02:47 - Adjustments - shadow - darkest tones
  • 04:23 - Adjustments - skin - darkest tones
  • 10:19 - Adjustments - skin - midtones
  • 15:47 - Adjustments - glazes
  • 00:26 - Details - dots
  • 10:33 - Details - stalk
  • 12:32 - Details - shadow
  • 14:58 - Details - edges

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